Varna welcomes the European yacht elite in European Sailing Cup ……


“From 14 to 16 June 2019 in Varna, the European Sailing Cup will be held in the” Laser “class, organized by the Bulgarian Sailing Federation, hosted by the Municipality of Varna and the SC” Black Sea Briz. ” In the area of ​​Alley First, and the Gulf of Varna, we will see a contested race in two Olympic and one child class respectively, “Laser Radial”, “Laser Standard” and “Laser 4.7.”
The competition is a general rehearsal for our household at the European Championship in 2021, more than 350 participants will participate and will be part of the program of Varna – European City of Sport.
To date for the European Sailing Cup, which starting at Friday, there have queries from 45 participants /Laser Standart – 9/, /Laser Radial – 17/, /Laser 4.7- 19 /, 28 of them from Bulgaria. The other participating countries to date are Ukraine, Romania, Kuwait, Russia, and France. In Varna, for the competition will come the European champion Alexandra Lukoyanova. The competition will pass into 8 races – trapezoidal distance, each of the three classes will start separately. Expected power of wind from 2 to 5 meters in sunny weather. ”

The event will be held as close as possible to the shore, on one of the city’s central beaches – the Officer, and the organizers’ wish is that the audience will be fully involved in this noble sport on the sea and the wind and can encourage our representatives. The press conference in Yunashki saloon was attended by BSF chairman Rossen Marangozov, sailing judge Todor Ivanov and Christian Dimitrov – Director of Sports Directorate at Varna Municipality. Issues concerning the forthcoming event were discussing. Christian Dimitrov shared plans to build a water base to held marine and water sports in one place and to allow easy access for parents and children to them. A similar base could be built on the northern coast of Varna Bay (in the city) or under the Asparuhov Bridge. The chief architect Victor Buzev is expected to come up with a decision and by the end of the year to be a ready project. The upcoming European Sailing Championship in 2021 will be held at the new facility. The base would be a center not only for sailing but also for wind and kite surfing, diving, kayaking and much more.

Program of the European Sailing Cup in the “Laser” class

11:00 h Opening Ceremony
13:00 – Start of the first race of the day – Varna Bay

11:00 – Start of the first race of the day – Varna Bay

11:00 – Start of the first race of the day – Varna Bay
18: 00h. – The award ceremony of the winners and closing of the competition

Venue: Alley First, Zone of Officer’s Beach – East, to the second groin.

Source: Violina Dancheva
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Press conference for European Laser Championship 2019…

Posted by Yachting info on Tuesday, June 11, 2019