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A successful combination of day inshore/coastal regattas and local culture experience in lovely Crete from 23 - 30 May 2015.

The Cretan Union Cup (CuCup) is ready to embark from 23rd till 31st of May 2015 in the magnificent island of Crete once again, continuing the legacy of 2013! The inaugural regatta took place in the wake of celebrations for the hundred-year anniversary of reunion with Motherland Greece and all the sailing clubs of the island decided to re-organize the event after its great success in 2013. 

Creta Union Cup is a magnificent sailing event, which gives the opportunity to the participants to sail over the Cretan waters that are famous of their beauty and the great sailing conditions throughout the year. Beyond a sailing event, CUCup is a great opportunity to have an insight into Minoan culture, history, ethos and warm Cretan hospitality and tradition, as the schedule is full of cultural events and festivals.

As a member of an active crew you will be participating in the team according to your experience and teams needs. Captain and assistant on each of yachts will guide you through in order to form a successful team. Explore history, tradition and home grown way of life in Crete.

Skippers

All skippers are professionals with years of experience in racing. They love participation while keeping in mind that limits are there to be expanded. Safety minded and easy going, will introduce you in some secrets of racing and not only.

Yachts

All yachts are new or ageless, well maintained performance sailing yachts in excellent condition from 38-45 feet.

What is included?

Yacht with full inventory, Skipper, Deck-hand, Spinnaker, Team t-shirts, light windbreaker and hat Linen, towels, blankets Insurance on board.

Itinerary

For 2015, the regatta begins from Heraklion and travels east to Ag. Nikolaos, Sitia and then back to Ag. Nikolaos.
More details and itinerary soon…

What to bring?

Every vessel is fully equipped. You should bring your own beach towel, deck shoes, sailing gloves, sun tan lotion and sun hat. Keep in mind that space in yacht is very limited and weight plays an important role while racing. Keep your luggage small (ALWAYS flexible/soft-bag). A windbreaker (suit and trousers) is necessary and a few clothes for visits in the islands.

Remarks

- A common kitty of 50 euro is applied during the trip. The common kitty covers the expenses of the yacht’s provisions for water, marina fees, diesel, breakfast and light meals.
- Allow 100€-150€ for dinners ashore.

Prices

€ 640 per person

Group/family offer for the whole yacht with the activity:

-Choose yacht (ask us for list)
-Add €240 for your entry fee

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Book now! Send us an e-mail, for more valuable information and in case that you have any other questions.  

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