The XL Sailing Regatta Onego – 2011
The ceremony of opening the XL Onego Sailing Regatta Onego-2011, the XI Bank Cup Regatta will take place on the quay of Lake Onego in Petrozavodsk on July 23 at 3:00 p.m. The colemn ceremony of opening will be held on the stage of the youth musical festival Siverik. Among the regatta participants there are yachsmen from Karelia and other regions of Russia. They will compete in several classes.
For the first time the Onego Regatta is held jointly with The Bank Cup. The Bank Cup regatta organized by the Russian Yachting Federation and the Association of Russian Banks for the first time took place in 2001. In recent years up to 160 yachts of various classes took part in it. However, gradually the region of Moscow where the competition was held traditionally became too narrow for such a number of participants. Therefore, it has been decided to merge the two regattas. Both organizers, and participants of the competition opted to move the races of cruisers on the lake .
Currently, yachts of the following classes have applied for participation in the XL Onego Sailing Regatta Onego-2011 and the XI Bank Cup: Quarter Ton yachts, Open800, Half Ton yachts, 32 Feet yachts, micro yachts, Dragon Class yachts. As for the latter class, the yachrsmen plan to race in the water area water of Lake Onego in the immediate vicinity of the city.
The regatta is held by the State Committee of the Republic of Karelia for Youth, Physical Training, Sports and Tourism, the Yachting Federation of the Republic of Karelia, The Bank Cup Independent Noncommercial Organization.
The State Committee of the Republic of Karelia for Youth, Physical Training, Sports and Tourism is presented at the site http://www.goskomsportrk.ru.
For actual information on the course of races and events of the regatta please see http://regata.karelia.ru.
The Bank Cup on the Internet http://www.bankcup.ru.