Matej Bencur Regatta 2017

After the great success of 2016 we are proud to announce that the dates and route for the 2017 edition of Offshore Matej Bencur regatta have been set.

Term of regatta: 13.-20. 05. 2017

In memory of Matej Bencur (Martin Kukučin) a Slovak writer who lived on the Croatian island of Brač, each year an offshore regatta is organized to honor many miles this esteemed writer traveled during his life. Regatta is known for its great crews, great food and lots and lots of miles. After the great success of 2016 we are proud to announce that the dates and route for the 2017 edition of Offshore Matej Bencur regatta have been set.
  • Regatta venue: Marina Kaštela i Middle Adriatic, Croatia
  • Boats eligible to enter: Sailing Forever one design flotila Beneteau First 45, divided in 2 groups with and without spinnakers.
  • Organizer: Yacht Club Dynamo Energia, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Co-organizer: YC Sailing Forever, Kaštel Gomilica, Croatia
  • In cooperation with: Sailing Forever Yacht Charter, Marina Kastela, Kastel Gomilica, Croatia
  • Regatta director & race officer: Mario Malenica, mario@sailingforever.com
  • Entry forms: info@ycdynamo.sk , mobile: +421 907 887 224 / info@sailingforever.com, mobile : + 385 99 265 8190
  • Price for the participation: 4500 € per crew for up to 7 crew members. Extra crew member 170 € .
  • Max crew number: 10
  • The price includes: Beneteau First 45 boat charter for the week, spinnaker, transit log, 5 dinners, T- shirts for crew members, marine and harbour fees, tourist tax , regatta organization.
  • Price does not include: fuel for the boat.
  • Deposit for the Beneteau First 45: 4.000,00 € payable by cash or Amex, Visa, Mastercard, Diners cards
Regatta schedule:
  • May 13th 2017 (Saturday) – Check in and registration in Sailing Forever base in Marina Kaštela
  • May 14th 2017 (Sunday) – 1st Leg: Kastela – Milna(Brac) 11NM dinner and party
  • May 15th 2017 (Monday) – 2nd Leg: Milna (Brac ) – Sumartin (Brac) 20NM dinner and party
  • May 16th 2017 (Tuesday) – 3rd Leg: Sumartin (Brac) – Korcula (Korcula) 37 NM dinner and party
  • May 17th 2017 (Wednesday) – 4th Leg: Korcula (Korcula) – Skrivela Luka (Lastovo) 23NM dinner and party
  • May 18th 2017 (Thursday)- 5th Leg: Skrivena Luka (Lastovo) – Palmizana (Hvar) 35NM Prize giving dinner and party
  • May 19th 2017 (Friday) – Free day
  • May 20th 2017 (Saturday) – Check out, Sailing Forever base in Marina Kaštela by 09:00
Sailing instructions: will be available at registration