1 - 4 August 2018

SAINT PETERSBURG UNIVERSITY SAILING REGATTA

III Open Cup

A unique competition of SPbU alumni and students of higher education institutions from different countries of the world, uniting university traditions, education and sports

To take part
SAINT PETERSBURG UNIVERSITY SAILING REGATTA
  • 4 days of exciting contests, an unforgettable atmosphere and a bright festive program
  • Students of Russian higher education institutions will champion the honor of their universities in a spectacular race
  • 10 student teams from foreign higher education institutions will take part in SPbU regatta for the first time!
  • The special part of the regatta - SPbU alumni race with participation of both experienced yachtsmen and beginners interested in sailing

The sailing regatta is meant to support sports development in students’ milieu and unite the best universities of Russia and the world in the struggle for the main prize.

This bright and dynamic event will unite several values at once:
  • Development of youth sports
  • Connecting different generations of university students
  • Historical traditions of the Northern capital of Russia and the University
The program of SPbU sailing regatta includes:
  • III Open cup for student teams from around the world
  • Race of St. Petersburg State University alumni
20 teams from 15 Russian higher education institutions and 10 teams from foreign universities will compete in the Open Cup.

  • 1 August Qualification races

      08:30 – 09:00 – arrival of participants at yacht club, registration

      09:00 – breakfast

      10:00 – briefing for captains and team representatives

      11:30 – first race of the day start

      14:00 – lunch

      17:00 – end of the race

      18:30 – ceremonious opening of the regatta, cocktail party (Aktoviy Hall of SPbU)

  • 2 August Races

      08:30 – 09:00 – arrival of participants at yacht club, registration

      09:00 – breakfast

      10:00 – briefing for captains and team representatives

      11:30 – first race of the day start

      14:00 – lunch

      18:00 – end of the race

      19:00 – party for students

  • 3 August Final races

      08:30 – 09:00 – arrival of participants at yacht club, registration

      09:00 – breakfast

      10:00 – briefing for captains and team representatives

      11:30 – first race of the day start

      14:00 – lunch

      18:00 – end of the race

      19:00 – party for students in Big Kitchen restaurant

  • 4 August Alumni race, Rewarding of the Regatta winners

      10:00 - 11:00 – arrival of alumni race participants at yacht club

      11:00 - 11:30 – briefing for captains and team representatives

      11:30 - 13:00 – training time

      13:00 - 18:00 – race of SPbU alumni

      19:30 - 23:00 – gala, ceremony of rewarding the winners of the Regatta 2018

VENUE

Waters of the Neva Bay
One of the best sites in Saint Petersburg for holding sailing contests, both by appeal with professional yachtsmen and in terms of maximum audience appeal.
Krestovskiy island Yacht club
A modern yacht club, equipped with everything necessary for events of this magnitude. A convenient location allows viewers to be in close proximity to the race site.

Participants

DO YOU WANT TO TAKE PART IN SPBSU SAILING REGATTA?

If you are a student, gather a team of your fellow students and take part in III Open Cup to fight for the honor of your University!

To take part in the students’ competition, it is necessary:

 
  • for at least one team member to have a boat driving permit
  • to submit the participants’ medical certificates
  • to validate the student status of each member of the team

*On the competition days the foreign teams are given accommodation in halls of residence
**Organization fee for participation in the Students’ race is 1,000 rubles per person

Send an application for participation in the address v.konashenok@alumnispbu.net and become a participant in one of the most spectacular and dynamic events in the world of student sailing!

If you are an alumnus of SPbU, become a member of one of the teams in the Alumni Race!


The teams are formed of participants of various levels of training:

  • are you confident and do you claim to be the captain?
  • are you acquainted with sailing but prefer being guided by a professional?
  • do you have no experience but you want to try?
     

* If you have like-minded persons in sailing, you may gather a team on your own and file an application on behalf of several persons at once
** The minimum charitable contribution for participation in the Race of graduates is 10 000 rubles per person. Taking part in the competitions, you support the holding of the Sailing Regatta of St. Petersburg State University: all funds will be directed to the organizational needs of the event

Send an application for participation in the Race of graduates to v.konashenok@alumnispbu.net, and we will collect a team for you!



We invite you to become a spectator of the students’ competition on all the days of SPbU sailing regatta - come and support the participants!

SB20 configuration ensures optimal speed characteristics and easy gliding on fair courses. SB20 perfectly fits both beginners and experienced athletes: it allows you to enjoy racing and does not require special physical training.