In July the water area of Lake Onego will be a venue for the 41st sailing regatta. This year The Onego Regatta - 2012 is traditionally included in the Uniform Planned Schedule of inter-regional, All-Russia and international sports events of the Ministry of Sports, Tourism and Youth Policy of Russia.
The steering committee of The Onego Regatta has already proceeded to business. Before long its members are supposed to solve technical issues, and to plan the cultural program of the competitions. It is expected that this year among the regatta participants there will be teams from various regions of Russia, as well as international sportsmen.
The Sailing Regatta Onego traces its history to 1972, and since long ago it has become one of the trademarks of our region. As a tradition, The Onego Regatta is the main sports event in the republic. Now it is justly considered one of the most prestigious competitions among the yachtsmen, has a rank of the Cup of Russia, and every year it involves more and more yachtsmen.