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1st Sevilla International Rowing Masters Regatta October 21-22, 2017 Spain

SEVILLA, SPAIN A ROWING TRADITION –

PARTICIPATE IN THIS INAUGURAL REGATTA!

We extend to you a warm welcome to participate in the 1st Sevilla International Rowing Masters Regatta – October 21-22, 2017 Spain.

We have vast experience as both organiser and host of world class regattas. Olympic rowing has been practised in the city of Sevilla, Spain for over 100 years!  Sevilla has been the setting for the Spanish National Olympic Rowing Championships since 1990.  We have celebrated the FISA Master Regatta (1999), the World Rowing Championship (2002), the World Cup (2001), 15 editions of the FISA Team Cup (1995-2010) and the 2013 European Championship.   We look forward to having you, your family and your friends join us for this inaugural regatta!

A Paradise for Rowing Practice and Competition

The host location for the 1st Sevilla International Rowing Masters Regatta – October 21-22, 2017 Spain is The Specialised Center for High Performance – La Cartuja.  During the winter season La Cartuja is the training home to numerous international rowing federations, to name a few Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Hungary, Poland and Spain. These teams migrate to La Cartuja and 1000’s of Spanish rowers compete here throughout the year to enjoy the direct access to the river, mild climate and proximity to the millennial city of Sevilla.

Event included in the official program of 25EXPO92

 

History

Sevilla, Spain:  Historical, Quaint, a Calm River and Mild Climate

The ancient centre of Sevilla, is the third largest old city in Europe and Sevilla itself has a population of approximately 700,000.   The Guadalquivir River, with its 2.000 metre rowing course traverses the city.  The Northern point of the Guadalquivir River has been channelled to eliminate tides and currents and offers a smooth training and racing space.   Both riverbanks offer walking and biking trails which are easily accessible from all points of the city.  The weather conditions are ideal, in October the average temperature is 20ºC (68ºF) and rainfall is minimal, 16 mm (0,63 inches).

 

Sevilla, Spain:  Tourism

Can you imagine what it’s like to row in Seville? See the promotional video (courtesy of rowingspain.com)

The program of cultural and leisure activities is now available for rowers and companions, wich can be contracted apart from the sporting event

 

 

LOGISTICS

Logistics

Sevilla offers a wide selection of lodging options, has an international airport, highways and high speed train within reach from Malaga and Madrid and close proximity to additional international airports in Jerez de la Frontera, Malaga and Faro (Portugal).

Look at the offers from our official provider Viajes El Corte Inglés

 

Draft of competitive and social program

Friday afternoon:  Registration, welcome reception.

Saturday, morning and afternoon:  Races.

Saturday night:  “Dinner of the Nations” (informal open air dinner).

Sunday:  Races.

Provisional Race Schedule Sevilla Masters 2017

 

Boat classes:

Men: 1x, 2x, 2-, 4-, 4x and 8+
Women: 1x, 2x, 4x and 8+
Mixed: 2x and 4x

 

Race distance:

1000 m.

 

All masters categories

EQUIPMENT

Equipment

You are welcome to bring your own equipment or benefit from quality options made available from the major rowing manufacturers.