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Aegean Regatta 2016

The Aegean Regatta, the leading offshore sailing race in the Aegean Sea, celebrates its 16-year anniversary and visits this year Ηalkidiki, Limnos, Agios Efstratios and Lesvos. The event will take place from August 20, 2016 to August 27, 2016.

Aegean Regatta 2016 opens on August, 20 with the skippers’ meeting in “Porto Carras Grand Resort” marina in Halkidiki. Racing gets underway on Sunday (21/08), as the fleet takes on a 65 nautical mile race to Limnos and the port of Myrina. On Tuesday (23/08) a 22 nautical mile race will take place from Myrina to the island of Agios Efstratios. On Wednesday (24/08) a 62 nautical mile race will take place from the island of Agios Efstratios to the northwest tip of Lesvos, Mithymna, before the fleet departs on Friday (26/08) for a 30 nautical mile race to the port of Mytilini. The racing programme on Saturday (27/08) will feature a series of coastal races off Mytilini. The prize giving ceremony will take place on Saturday night (27/08).

The Aegean Regatta 2016 is organised by the Secretariat General for the Aegean and Island Policy in co-operation with the Hellenic Sailing Federation/Hellenic Offshore Committee (H.S.F/H.O.C.) and several sailing clubs of Greece.

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Aegean Regatta 2016

20/08/2016 - 27/08/2016

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Dates: 20/08/2016 – 27/08/2016. Area: Northeastern Aegean Sea. Stops: Halkidiki, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Lesvos. Start. T.: Pls. consult the detailed programme at the regatta’s site.

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