Unique yachting races in the Caribbean Automatic translate
Caribbean Sailing Week is an amazing maritime romance for the strong in spirit. It is worth both participating and just watching how great masters and beginners fight for a prize, conquer the open sea.
Since that time, when a person mastered sailing, he strove to develop maximum speed under sail. So there was a regatta. Yacht racing today takes place in different places, but the Caribbean is considered to be one of the most attractive. Their unsurpassed beauty, pleasant climate and unprecedented hospitality are excellent conditions for holding a regatta. For many years, wonderful races have been organized there, combined with an interesting entertainment program.
Participants in this international event are teams from more than thirty countries, about 300 crews. Competitions are held on the island of Saint Martin. Yachtsmen participate in the regatta near the coast and around the island. If we talk about the regatta 2016, it will be held in March. These are some impressive days of world famous racing. No one says it will be easy. At this time, the island has very strong east winds with gusts. From 15 to 25 knots is considered the norm, if the clouds, the figure can rise to 30. This is not the time to relax!
However, there is good news. For example, gentle water area. There are no many unidentified reefs than other Caribbean islands are famous for. There is always where to hide in dangerous moments. However, this is where the good news regarding weather and natural conditions for the participants of the regatta ends. The situation is complicated by the fact that the island of Saint-Martin is famous for heavy showers, they are observed several times a day, but after that the water is surprisingly clean, sunny.
The level of quality of the races has never decreased, as well as the entertainment that accompanies them. This should be given credit to the race organizers. They put a lot of effort all year round so that the event will be remembered by everyone who participates in it and watches it.
Each year its winners. The event is attended by both famous athletes and ordinary entrepreneurs. For example, in 2014, sailing legends were the face of the competition, for example, Pavel Savenko, world favorite, Rodion Luka, European favorite 2013 and other famous yachtsmen. Such names in the field of this sport are a guarantee of tremendous results, real professionalism and skill.
It is interesting that in recent years, entrepreneurial teams are not inferior to popular athletes, their will to win is so great. There are many regular participants in the regatta who each year raise their own level. Some have acquired a skipper diploma and are serious about participating in business regattas. Such an event brings pleasure to both professional yachtsmen and newcomers.
The beauty of the Caribbean and the clear organization of the regatta
Why are yacht races held in the Caribbean, on the island of Saint Martin? Because it is unique. French culture is seething on it, a lot of entertainment. The island itself belongs to France and the Netherlands, so its beauty is even more magnificent.
The entertainment program is truly grandiose! It is attended by world stars. Races are held by the French-Dutch Council. Among the rivals there are quite a lot of yachts from nearby islands.
However, in order to enjoy the beauty of the island, you need to choose the time before or after the regatta, since during its holding completely different concerns. First, check in on the yacht, then training begins, after which races are held and only races! At the same time, parties and concerts are held in the evenings.
Of course, at this time you can admire the splendor of the places, but the goal is completely different - to enjoy racing or defeat them. It is interesting that for seventeen years the regatta’s office has been holding a competition for students in the Dutch zone of the island. Its purpose is to tell about the regatta with the help of creative works. In this way, a love of sailing and even one’s own country is instilled.
Heineken Sailing Week is an amazing maritime romance for the strong in spirit. It is worth both participating and just watching how great masters and beginners fight for a prize, conquer the open sea. For many years, the whole world has been watching how such a momentous event takes place. What will this event bring in the coming year? Only wonderful emotions and best results!
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