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MU-Varna –Partner in a Project for the Development of the Sailing Sport among Students

The Medical University will participate as a partner in the Sailing Academy Project of Yacht Club "Captain G. Georgiev - Port Varna", which recruits 96 students, aged 18-29, from the Varna universities. Students are given the opportunity to take part in theoretical and practical sailing classes. The participants need to be able to swim well.

The course consists of two parts. The best and most motivated students will be able to continue in the second part, namely:

1. Basics of Sailing (Theory and Practice) from 17.07 to 30.07.2017

2. Sports Keelboat Sailing in national class Conrad 25R (Peterson), regatta judging and participation in the Interuniversity Regatta "Academica" from 01.08 to 17.09.2017

Classes will be conducted at time convenient for the participants, once a week - in the morning or in the afternoon.

The coaches and instructors in the Sailing Academy Project are among the best Bulgarian sailors, many times champions in national and international regattas: Petar Dimitrov, Martin Velkov, Ivan Georgiev, Aleksandar Milev and Ivaylo Tanev, as well as with the special participation of Mihail Kopanov, Aleksandar Kalchev and Pavel Dukov.

Two seminars are to be held throughout the Academy. They will be focused on knowledge of the rules and regatta judging and will be conducted by the international judges from ISAF Prof. Kamen Filyov and Iskra Yovkova.

The participants in the project will participate in creative workshops for prevention of addictions and aggression. They will also meet distinguished sailors from different generations, who will share their intriguing marine stories.

The first in Bulgaria Interuniversity Regatta "Academica" will be held on 16th and 17th September 2017, where the participants will be able to show the knowledge and skills acquired in a crew with a professional skipper from the above-mentioned, and they will present their university and compete for the Academica Cup.

You can enroll for the project up to 21.07.2017 at or at the office of Yacht Club "Captain G. Georgiev - Port Varna" at Port Varna.

The information meeting with the participants is scheduled for 21.07.2017 at 17:00, at the Yacht Club at Port-Varna. The training starts on 22.07.2017.