Children at the 49th International Sailing Week in Ilhabela get excited for tomorrow’s 3rd edition of the Sailing Regatta
The third edition of the Sailing Regatta of Tomorrow passed off at Ilhabela Yacht Club with ardour, pleasure and quite a bit of studying. With a document of 26 boats, round 120 youngsters representing 11 crusing colleges from eight cities in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo participated, this Monday, the twenty fifth, half of the 49th International Sailing Week in Ilhabela, the largest crusing. Competition in South America. The youngsters’s social gathering was attended by two-time Olympic champion Robert Scheidt, helmsman of Caballo Loco in the C-30 class.
“I want to congratulate the organizers of the occasion and the boat captains who supported the 3rd edition of this regatta. I used to be very comfortable to take part for the first time and I’m positive that this present day will stay in the reminiscence without end. These youngsters”, stated Scheidt.
The pilot of the king of crusing boats, Max Gondo took the youngsters on board the Praia Grande Navega Sao Paulo challenge in Baixada Santista. In 1998, at the age of 11, Max launched into the challenge for which his trainer and coach Silvio Bello is accountable, and which serves 350 public college youngsters.
“It’s nice to know that the concept that labored for me continues and 24 years later continues to create, encourage and create goals that come true. Now I’m in skilled crusing, studying increasingly about the sport. That The challenge began me as an optimistic class. It was thrilling to have the ability to see what I realized and really feel their ardour and present them slightly bit”.
One of the representatives of Rio de Janeiro in the 3rd crusing of the regatta tomorrow was the Nautical Social School challenge, from Ilha Grande, Angra dos Reis. The social challenge is coordinated by Luciano Guerra and has 63 youngsters between the ages of 5 and 17.
“It is a chance for our youngsters to expertise the world they expertise in Ilha Grande. Our challenge got here from the thought of taking my skilled life, which brings me dignity and advantages, with a touristic atmosphere to offer alternatives to those that solely dwell “, Luciano stated. “I went to the challenge along with my sister and I used to be from the starting. I’m positive that I’m creating slightly bit day by day in the yr and a half that I’ve been there. I’m proud to be right here and to have the ability to study extra about crusing. Keep creating and I need different Let the younger individuals additionally come to our challenge”, provides Leticia Ferreira, 12 years outdated and in the sixth grade.
Along with round 100 youngsters aged 12 to 16, the Forces in Sport Program (Profesop) at Santos Air Base was additionally current. The challenge works in two municipal colleges and one state college.
“It’s a beautiful alternative for these youngsters to speak with Oceano’s boats, since at college they study with monotypes. It’s an unbelievable expertise to expertise this communication with the nautical world and alternate concepts with youngsters from different colleges. We take part in it. Vela do Amanha and I Hopefully they are going to be extra excited about the candle”, emphasizes Professor Miguel Antonio. “It’s very nice to come back right here to study different crusing. I began this yr inspired by my mother and it has been actually good to study extra about crusing. I admit I used to be slightly scared at the starting, however then I gained confidence. Hope to turn into a sailor”, stated Lucas Silva Santos, 13 years outdated and a pupil of eighth grade.
Mauro Dattori, director of crusing at the Ilhabela Yacht Club and creator of the Regatta do Amanha, celebrated the development of the initiative: “It is priceless. It is effective for us. We do with them, some much less probably, with much less buying energy, to sail such boats, in Brazil Being capable of ship the future of crusing is what drives us”, he famous.
Ilhabela’s 49th International Sailing Week continues at this time Tuesday with regattas in all courses (besides HPE-25) beginning at 12:00. The occasion runs till the thirtieth with six Olympic medalists, 4 of whom are two-time champions (Scheidt, Torben Grael, Marcelo Ferreira and Martine Grael) in addition to Lars Grael and Clinio de Freitas.