The Catamarans Cup International Regatta sets sail for the 8th consecutive year

Saturday, 21 October 2017

 

Under the aegis of the Greek National Tourism Organisation, the CATAMARANS CUP International Regatta is ready to set sails.

The event’s 8th edition has already been scheduled for the period of 21 to 28 October 2017 and aims to attract sailors and aficionados from all over the world, who will set sail for Greek islands of unparalleled beauty, while competing with fellow sailors and enjoying a wonderful cruise with family and friends.

Catamarans Cup International Regatta is an international sailing race — reserved exclusively for catamarans — conducted by ISTION Yachting in cooperation with yacht clubs, sailing academies and a vast international network of yachting agencies. In its 8th consecutive year, the race is eagerly anticipated by the sailing community (300 sailors are expected to participate). It will kick off at Alimos marina on October 21st, 2017. Participant catamarans will follow the course Poros – Porto Heli – Paralio Astros - Nafplion and will cast the final anchor at Alimos on October 28th, 2017.

After each leg, local festivities will be held in the welcoming harbors by the sponsoring Municipalities to honor the participants and reward the winners. During the race, several events will unfold (competitions, social gatherings, etc.) It is important to highlight that the Catamarans Cup International Regatta is expected to boost local economies and promote Greece abroad, while fostering sportsmanship between sailors of different nationalities.

The program in detail:
1.    Saturday, October 21st October 2017:
Athens, Alimos marina
Opening ceremony – Registration, Crew presentation
2.    Sunday, October 22nd 2017:
1st LEG: Athens, Alimos marina – Poros
Award ceremony
3.    Monday, October 23rd 2017:
2nd LEG: Poros – Porto Heli
Award ceremony
4.    Tuesday, October 24th 2017:
3rd LEG: Porto Heli – Paralio Astros 
Award ceremony 
5.    Wednesday, October 25th 2017:
4th LEG: Paralio Astros - Nafplion
Final award ceremony – Farewell dinner 
6.    Thursday, October 26th 2017:
Free sailing 
7.    Friday, October 27th 2017:
Free sailing to Athens, Alimos marina
8.    Saturday, October 28th 2017:
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Under the auspices of: THE GREEK NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANISATION (GNTO) 
Grand Sponsor: LAGOON CATAMARANS 
Sponsors: ΝAUTILUS YACHT EQUIPMENT | D.KORONAKIS SA | PLANACO | SEA JET
Official Supporters: Municipalities of Poros, Ermionida, North Kynouria & Nafplio
Supporters: INTERMARE, SEATECH, UPTAKE DESIGN
 
International Media Sponsor: SKIPPER ONDECK Magazine
Media Sponsors: PLEFSI Magazine | BOATS & YACHTING Magazine


Website: www.catamaranscup.com
Info: ISTION Yachting:
greece@catamaranscup.com
T: +30 2109811515

 

 

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ICARUS
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Last Updated ( Saturday, 21 October 2017 )