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Aegean Regatta 2017 Race Kicks Off in the Dodecanese

With the participation of 82 boats and crews from 16 countries, the Aegean Regatta 2017 kicked off on August 20, from the island of Patmos in the Dodecanese and will run through August 26.

The official opening ceremony was held on Saturday, August 19, at the Cultural Center of Patmos, while on Sunday the boats set sail to Astypalea, Nissyros and Rhodes. This year the participant crews come from Turkey, Ireland, Russia, Croatia, Saint Lucia, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria and Greece.

The international sailing event is organized for the 17th year by the General Secretariat of the Aegean and Island Policy and the Open Sea Commission of the Hellenic Sailing Federation.

Program of Events:

Date Time Event
Friday 18/08/2017 10:00 Registration and inspections
Saturday 19/08/2017 10:00 Registration and inspections
20:00 Skippers meeting
21:00 Opening ceremony
Sunday 20/08/2017 11:00 Offshore Race, Patmos to Astypalaia, 50nm
Monday 21/08/2017 Free Day
Tuesday 22/08/2017 11:00 Offshore Race, Astypalaia to Nisyros, 40nm
Wednesday 23/08/2017 Free Day
Thursday 24/08/2017 11:00 Affshore Race, Nisyros to Rhodes, 52nm
Friday 25/08/2017 Free Day
Saturday 26/08/2017 11:00 Inshore Races
21:00 Closing Ceremony (Rhodes)
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