Classic 8mr regatta sailing for Swan 45 Owners - 6-8 August 2011

The Finnish 8mR association have invited Swan 45 owners and sailors from the following clubs to participate in the Baltic Classic Master Cup on traditional 8mr yachts.

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (confirmed)

Societe Nautique Geneve (confirmed)

Royal Ocean Racing Club (confirmed)

Gstaad Yacht Club

Royal Belgian Sailing Club

Each Swan 45 team (consisting of 2-3 sailors) will sail on a Finnish classic 8mr, together with local 8mr sailors selected by the organising committee. There will be between 2-6 regatta courses with an additional short inshore (archipelago) race for Swan 45 participants on 8th August finishing at the beautiful island of Pentala.

The social program includes welcome drinks, followed by dinner at the NJK clubhouse on Friday evening for the Swan 45 Class. On Saturday, there will be a regatta dinner with all the classic classes at the HSS clubhouse and after the archipelago race there will be a traditional Finnish crayfish party awaits the Swan 45 sailors on the island of Pentala.

The Program:

5.8 Welcome drinks following with dinner at NJK clubhouse. We are arranging a possibility to test sail 8 mR boats.

6-7.8 The Champagne Nicolas Feuilatte Baltic Master Cup. Please see details and find Notice of race http://www.hss-cyc.com

8.8 Archipelago race to the Island of Pentala and Crayfish party

The price will be 300 euros per team not including social program except welcome drinks.

Please confirm your entering before 20.3.2011 and who will be in your team. If you are more than 3 participants we might not be able to put you in the same boat.

 For more information, please refer to the provisional notice of race or contact Tea Ekengren-Sauren at tea.ekengren@eke.fi

(Kirjoittanut Julia Ormio)

8mr 5.4.2011