PRESS RELEASE – ΟPEN BOAT: We sail to the Thermaic Gulf
May 12, 2014 -
We sail to the Thermaic Gulf
The Sailing Center along with the Thessaloniki – European Youth Capital 2014, give the chance to the young to become acquainted with open sea sailing with the Open Boat, during the weekend of 17-18 May, at the Yacht Club of Kalamaria.
The participants will sail to the Thermaic Gulf with different types of boats, such as CRUISER, CRUISER/ RACER and RACER.
For Saturday, 17th May, acquaintance with the boats of the Sailing Center and the presentation of the Club are scheduled.
The following day, Sunday 18th May, the young sailors will taste the experience of the open sea, as 5 teams of 8 persons per boat will sail for their two-hour cruise. The program for each team will be formed once the applications will have finished, as the boats of the Yacht Club are available for this specific purpose from 10:00 to 18:00.
The Open Sea Sailing Center of Nautical Sports Club of Kalamaria started its sailing route with the legendary boat “Thermopylai”, aSWAN-36 made in 1968 with the designs of Sparkman-Stephens, and was given to the Clubin 1969 by the Sports General Secretariat. It is the first open sea sailing center in Northern Greece that is active uninterrupted since 1970 with thousands of athletes from the wider area of Macedonia. The Center serves the aims of the Nautical Sports Club of Kalamaria, which are the transmission of nautical sports and especially open sea sailing. The instructors are licensed coaches with 35 year experience.
Anyone interested in taking part in Open Boat should apply to firstname.lastname@example.org their personal details, in order to reserve one of the 80 places that are offered.