Invitation to register for regatta “Galves Cup 2015”

Dear sailors and sailing fans,

We are happy and proud to invite you to participate in regatta “Galves Cup 2015” organized by GERO VĖJO KLUBAS and TRAKŲ BURIUOTOJŲ KLUBAS. The event will take place on 4–7th of June. Gaining popularity, last year the regatta welcomed over 220 participants from Lithuania, Poland and Belarus. This year we are expecting to unite even more sailing sport enthusiasts across Baltics. Traditionally, as a part of Trakai city fest and its entertainment events, regatta is held in Galves lake, unique historical resort, famous for its medieval castle, untouched nature and hundred years of sailing tradition.

We would like to invite you to participate and submit your entry online at Start preparing your summer sailing adventure in Trakai already now.  Participants entering before the 1st of May will enjoy lower fees.

During four days of the first summer weekend the race committee will run 7 windward-leeward and 1 navigation race. This year the races for keelboats and dinghies will take place in parallel in two separate race courses.  Internationally experienced jury will ensure fair sailing. Moreover, participant safety will be the priority No.1 of race committee.

Keelboats regatta will be based at Vilnius Yacht club, where participants will compete in PLATU 25, ORC and OPEN classes. Dinghy regatta will be based at Slėnis Camping, where participants will compete in Optimist, Laser, Laser R, Laser 4.7, Cadet, Finn, 470, RS Feva, RS Tera classes. The Regatta is open to all yachts and athletes arriving from sailing clubs of Lithuania and from all over the Baltic region. Organizers will provide hauling and mooring services, while Slėnis camping and Resort & Spa Trasalis will ensure special rates for accommodation of regatta participants.

More information on program of regatta, registration procedure, entry fees, and accommodation you will find in the attached Notice of Race as well as the website

Fair wind,

Mantas Klimantavičius

President of Association Gero vėjo klubas                

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