The races of the international regatta "Black Sea Cup" have started. The sailing competition starts today and will last until October 4 in the bay of Burgas. The tournament is organized for a third consecutive year by Yacht-club "Chernomorets Burgas", Bulgarian sailing federation, Municipality Burgas and Port Burgas.
In the event will participate nine sports clubs, who compete in the youth classes "Optimist", "420" and "Laser 4.7". Most competitors are in the youngest class "Optimist", where a total of 49 competitors will take part in the races. 13 are the competitors in class "Laser 4.7", and in class "420" - 3 boats with 6 sailors. The award ceremony will be on Sunday.
Only a month ago Burgas was chosen as a host of the European sailing championship in class "Optimist" in 2017, when young sailors from 35 countries will arrive in Burgas. The planning for the event and training sessions has already started.