According to the signals of the Italian Sailing Federation, the extension of the Barcolana recordings has been confirmed, which, returning to tradition, will close – always online – next Saturday 9 October, on the eve of the Regatta, while the catchers are collected and the instruments and devices begin to run. October 1st from 9am-7pm at SVBG headquarters in Barcola.
Official opening on Friday – at both the Società Velica di Barcola and Grignano headquarters, and in the Rive di Trieste, the last preparation activities are taking place, because on Friday October 1, with the flag-raising scheduled for 12.00 in the SVBG, the big party in Trieste will be officially ready to begin . On the afternoon of October 1st, the central part of Barcolana Village will open, with pop-up shops and spaces for event partners.
The inaugural conference – also in the afternoon of 1 October, at the initiative of the Coast Guard in Trieste, will take place the first institutional meeting, the conference – scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the Port Authority – “Tristi Marittima between past and present”, which marks the launch of the new routes of this edition, emphasizing the The history and role of the Navy in the region.
In this link the full program.
Meanwhile, everything is also ready for the events at sea starting on Friday, the Maxi Regatta in Portopiccolo and the final stage of the Melges circuit. Registration at Barcolana Nuota is closed instead, with 283 starting on Sunday morning.
MELGES 24 EUROPEAN SAILING SERIESBARCOLANA – There are currently 17 boats registered for the final stage of the Melges 24 European circuit, organized by Barcolana by Società Triestina Sport del Mare and the Italian and international Melges 24 class. Regatta races begin on October 1, and crews from five countries take part in the final battle: in addition to Italy, teams from Slovenia, Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom have already arrived in Trieste. The classification on the eve of the final stage sees Arcanoy Montura (Sergio Caramel) in the lead with 123 points, followed by Milena (Paolo Brescia) and Altea (Andrea Racelli), and the tests in Trieste will be decisive for the title. For the “amazing” climate, Melges will stay the week in Trieste for the Regatta and then at the Autumn Cup.
PORTOPICCOLO MAXI RACE 2021BARCOLANA – There are about ten boats registered so far in the Portopiccolo Maxi Race 2021 @ Barcolana, the regatta dedicated to the largest boats registered in Barcolana organized by the Portopiccolo Yacht Club – in collaboration with the sailing company Barcola, Grignano and Pietas Julia ASD Nautical Company – which has prepared Also a special welcome to staff and guests. This event has its base of operations in the wonderful location of Portopiccolo, where many events are planned these days, starting with the Carlo Borlenghi Gallery “Vento e Vele”, which opened at the Portopiccolo Art Gallery. The Portopiccolo Maxi Race’s most competitive boating is a warm-up for the Fall Cup, a chance for owners and skippers to test equipment and compete with their main competitors. Indeed, these days professional teams gather in Trieste, set up equipment and work on the boats: the Portopiccolo Maxi Race 2021 @ Barcolana includes three days of racing and thus full access to the Barcolana climate.
BARCOLANA NUOTA – Registration is closed for Barcolana Nuota, the open water swimming competition organized in collaboration with Unione Sportiva Triestina Nuoto and thanks to the support of Acqua Dolomia, Coop Italia and BIC: 283 swimmers will compete on Sunday 3 October on the new designed course within the San Giusto Basin. There is great anticipation for the event returning after a year of suspension due to the pandemic. Many news of the sixth edition: for the first time the departure flights will take place in stages, divided into 3 groups of 95 athletes, starting at 11:30 on Sunday 3 October, they will dive from the Royal Staircase in front of Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia, and they will follow a route Rolling one kilometer long, they always arrive in front of the Royal Staircase. Prizes will be distributed on the same day at 2:30 pm in Piazza dell’Unità and include medals for the top three winners in the male and female categories and medals for the winners in each of the categories determined according to their birth years. .
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