The International sailing regatta Kezenoy- Am Cup 2019 to be held in Chechnya

The Sailing Federation of the Chechen Republic is honored to invite you to attend our international regatta Kezenoy - Am Cup 2019. The event is to be held on the highest lake in Russia, Kezenoy - Am with a backdrop of the Caucasus, on 23-28 of July 2019.

The Chechen Republic (Russia) hosts an international sailing event at the height of 1870 meters above sea level from 23 to 28 July 2019.

This regatta will welcome guests and professional crews from all over the world. Kezenoy- Am Cup 2019 is organized by the Ministry of Tourism, the Chechen Republic and the Chechen Sailing Federation.

The regatta will be sailed on the SB20 sailboats, a modern one-design Keelboat type with a crew size of no more than four. About 24 crews are going to participate in these sailing races. The venue is the unique and beautiful Lake Kezenoy – Am, located in North part of Caucasus Mountains at the border of Chechen Republic.

Four racing days and a variety of shore activities are organized for the international participants and guests. The cultural program includes excursions, national dance shows and an introduction to the history and culture of Chechnya.

Luca Babini (ITA) is invited to judge these competitions as the head of the international jury, which is a qualified international umpire that has outstanding experience in the Americas' Cup and Olympic Games 2012.

Note that all interested participants or delegates that require an entry visa to enter Russia, to attend this regatta, will be assisted by the organizational committee. We can provide an official invitation to the regatta on behalf of the Chechen Sailing Federation and the Ministry of Tourism of the Chechen Republic.

More details of the Kezenoy - Am Cup 2019 and entry are available at the Sailing Federation of the Chechen Republic website here -

To apply for the regatta, please complete the entry form on our website -

The sailors will be fighting for the prizes, which include: the challenge cup of Kezenoy - Am that is passed to the next champion every year, money prize and a special prize from our partner Hamilton, a well-known and reputable international watch brand.

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