First place for the “NorthWind I” boat of the North Aegean Sailing Club

The North Aegean Sailing Club was honored to attend and be honored on Saturday 08/02/2020 at the 2019 Offshore Sailing Annual Ranking Awards, organized each year by the Offshore and Hellenic Sailing Commission. The NorthWind I boat vessel occupied the 1st position in the Thracian Region.

NorthWind I has been on the start line 32 times, traveled 333.4 nautical miles and traveled more than 1,000 miles to end yp in the launch lines across the Aegean. He managed to gain 14,878 points and finish first from the 24 boats in the Thracian Region. The boat was staffed by 5 different commanders and 24 crew members from Greece and abroad.

The sailing instructor and coach of the racing team Gritzelakis Christoforos had the responsibility, the preparation of the boat, the training of crews and commanders.

In 2020 our Group is committed to continuing of spreading the knowledge of nautical art and sailing through its schools. There are beginner and advanced courses with courses held at the port of Keramoti at its modern facilities throughout the year.

The President of the Group, Benis Dimitris, wishes to thank and congratulate all the athletes who participated in this effort as well as the Offshore Committee for the award and the hospitality.

The program for 2020 has already been announced. Our Group will compete with its 3 racing boats “NorthWind I, II, III” in competitions and reggatas that will take place all over the Greek seas.