RopeSail & Maximice Regatta took place on 18-19 April in Bodrum with 8 sailing boats and 48 participants. The event has been sponsored by MTC, one of the leader wireless communication companies of Russia and with the collaboration of Russian event company Maximice and RopeSail, a yacht charter company located in Bodrum, Turkey.
On the morning of 18 April 2014, the group has been briefed shortly about the regatta followed by sailing practices and instructions about the sailing boat, racecourse and regatta.
After 2 days of basic sailing training provided by RopeSail Yachting & Tourism Co., on 19 April 2014, passionate sailors of the MTS group left Bodrum Milta Marina and sailed to the starting point of the regatta upon placement of the starboard and board side buoys.
Convinient wind power allowed our racers to wait for the start signal at the start line without any hassle.
Passionate Russian sailors raced in 8 groups; they started and finished in front of Karada, Bodrum where the start line was set.
The view was stunning as the groups raced vigourosly to be the first one to turn from the buoys and become the winner of the race.
Occasional rain and windy weather allowed the boats to tilt as they sail creating a beautiful scenery.
Locals and tourists watched the yachts in astonishment and took photographs of the race.
The Russian animator allowed the participants to enjoy the race course even more with his joyful and enthusiastic personality.
The ranking announced after the evaluation of the referee comitee was as follows;
The prizes of the RopeSail Regatta was presented to the winners at the hotel they were staying during the gala dinner.
RopeSail regatta provided an unforgettable memory for the Russian participants by allowing them to experience the team spirit and a competative race atmosphere in a real race environment.