Olympic Sailing Week is an established international regatta which takes place in the Split Channel around the island of Ciovo in Croatia. Coming into its 13th year in 2017, this prestigious event welcomes 54 competitors from 12 countries to compete in Split’s waters. Featuring Fleet Racing for men and women in various classes, including Radials, 4.7s and Standards, the regatta brings with it a busy social scene once the competitors have left the waters. Check out the official website for details of the 2017 event.
Organised by Split’s Labud Sailing Club, Olympic Sailing Week is one of the country’s top regattas. If you’d like to spectate at the regatta, you can find all relevant information at the official website. To get to the event, fly in to Split’s International Airport. There are several direct flights from the UK’s main towns which serve Croatia’s second city. Located just 15 miles outside of the city centre, you can easily travel into town using the Bus Croatia airport transfer service.
Known as some of Croatia’s sportiest folk, Split residents are right at home on the water. The city is the perfect destination whether you’re a sailing enthusiast or whether you’re simply looking for a fun and relaxing break with someone else taking care of the yacht. Boating events in Split combine a party lifestyle with some of the Dalmatian area’s most beautiful historic venues as well as an incredible diving and sailing environment. Whether you’re up for sipping mojitos at Hula Hula beach bar, dining in the ancient fort or cheering on the regatta competitors while dipping your feet in the crystal blue waters, you’re sure to have an amazing time at Olympic Sailing Week.
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While you’re in the Split for the Regatta, take the opportunity to discover the rest of this historic city, including: The Cathedral and Bell Tower, the Ivan Mestrovic Gallery and Klis Fortress. Head to Marjan for some amazing natural scenery.
To find out more information about the event, please go to the Regatta website where you’ll be able to find out the 2017 dates once they are announced, check out the full programme of races and social events and see pictures and videos from 2016’s Sailing Week.
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