Black Sea Regatta - 50 tall ships and you're invited!
by Sail-World Cruising on 5 Nov 2013
The SCF Black Sea Regatta, 30th April until the 28th May 2014, organised by Sail Training International and sponsored by Sovcomflot, will put the Black Sea on the map for the world’s most notable Tall Ships.
Black Sea Regatta .. .
The Regatta will visit Varna, Bulgaria; Novorossiysk and Sochi in Russia and Constanta, Romania. The Black Sea has plenty of attractions to lure the tall ships and their crews: a beautiful coastline, maritime traditions, friendly people, wonderful nature, vibrant cities and historic architecture.
Up to fifty Tall Ships are expected to take part, including four famous Russian Tall Ships – Mir, Kruzenshtern, Sedov and Nadezhda. Romania's Mercea is taking part, as part of her 75-year jubilee celebrations in 2014, along with Adornate and Apolodor. Bulgaria will be represented by Kaliakra and Royal Helena.
People of all abilities can take part in the Regatta, including those with mental and physical disabilities, providing they are over the age of 15. Trainees may join for one or both of the race legs and all ships entering the Regatta are particularly encouraged to recruit trainees between the ages of 15 and 25.
Visitors and participants of this unprecedented sailing event will become a part of various unforgettable activities such as: magnificent parade of sails, crew parades along the city streets, VIP receptions, entertaining activities for children, award ceremonies and incredible fireworks! During the 4-day stay in each port all the vessels will be open for the public.
Mark your schedule with this event and plan a trip to the Black Sea in May of 2014.
For more information go to the English version website: http://www.tallships2014.ru/en/regata/
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