Russian Finn Association and Moscow Sailing School are pleased to invite you to the International regatta “Open Russian 2016” – Open Championship of Russian Finn Association, which will be held on Klyazma and Pirogovo Lakes in Moscow from August, 23 till August, 29
Equipment & format of competition
The competition will be held in class Finn in absolute rate and in the following categories:
- ·Juniors – sailors U23
- ·Masters – sailors over 39 but under 50 years
- ·Grand-Masters - sailors over 49 but under 60 years
- ·Grand-Grand-Masters - sailors over 59 but under 70 years
- ·Legend - sailors over 69
Format of competition – 12 fleet races and one medal race.
The Championship will take place in Moscow Sailing School (www.sailingschool.ru) which hosted the 49-er World Championship, the Finn World Championship (Gold Cup) in 2005, Junior Finn World Championships (Silver Cup) 2007 and 2011, International University Sailing Cup 2013-2015 and Open Russian regatta 2008-2015.
- August, 23 – Registration, Charter boats distribution
- August, 24 – Opening Ceremony, Fleet Races
- August, 25 - Fleet Races
- August, 26 - Fleet Races
- August, 27 - Fleet Races
- August, 28 – Medal Race, Closing Ceremony
Conditions of Entry:
Open Russian is open event. Eligible competitors shall register at the regatta web-site http://open-russian.ru before June, 15, 2016. The Entry Fee is 80 Euro for senior sailors and 10 Euro for Juniors.
Charter boats can be provided for participants
One fully equipped Finn boat (Devoti 2004, build for Gold Cup 2005) and one mast (Hit Mast, bend numbers are available) can be provided by Moscow Sailing School to each participant for charter on demand for charge of 150 Euro for the event under damage deposit of 400 Euro. You are invited to bring your sails and personal equipment only.
The charter boats for Juniors will be provided free of charge under damage deposit only.
The charter boats can be provided for practice before the event for charge of 50 Euro per day under damage deposit of 400 Euro.
Sailors and accompany persons can stay at Moscow Sailing School hotel just near the place where charter boats will stay. Approximate price is 20 Euro per night for one person (3 times per day Meal is included into the price of the accommodation).
The reservation of the rooms and charter boats should be done by July, 15
Temperature and wind conditions:
We are expecting moderate winds of 6-10 knots, which sometimes can increase up to 12-16 knots. The day temperature is around 20-25 degrees C.
The regatta will follow the International University Sailing Cup (August, 15-22) It is going to be Festival of Finn sailors with meeting of many friends and Finn heroes from Russia, Italy, Estonia, Ukraine and many other countries.
We will appreciate if you send the Entry Forms to Regatta Office on or before August, 10st 2016.
Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Tel.: +7 499 641-0055, +7-925-864-3620