On 25 May the youth sailing regatta will be held in the territory of fort “Konstantin” in Kronstadt.
Makarov Sailing Cup is a big festival of sailing which is conducted for the third time by MSC and with the support of Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for students of Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping.
The regatta will take place within scientific and practical conference “Makarov readings”.
Competition is conducted in two test groups of yacht class Beneteau PLATU 25 and Open 800. As a result of the drawing of lots will be formed crews from 5 persons under the leadership of skippers – professional instructors with a long-term experience of participation in regattas. Skippers will extensively instruct team members and teach them the framework for the control of the boat.
The selection of participants will be implemented by the committee which consists of representatives of the company MSC and the administration of Admiral Makarov SUMIS. Educational achievements of students and activism in extracurricular activity of the university will be taken into account in taking a decision on the selection.
To apply for participation in regatta students of Admiral Makarov SUMIS should send mail to the address email@example.com with the following information:
personal data (full name, year of study, Faculty)
short cover letter (no more than A4)
It is necessary to apply till 30 April. A list of participants will be disclosed by 15 May.
Preliminary timetable of the regatta:
10-00 - 11.00 – Meeting of participants, coffee-break
10-30 – Division into teams, toss-up
11-00 - Briefing
11-40 – A way out of the harbour
12-10 – The start of the first race
15-30 – Return to berths
16-00 – The rewarding
17.00 – The end of event
For students-participants of the regatta transfer and full set of yachting uniform will be provided. Participation in the regatta is free of charge.