Famous coach Simone Ricci will hold a collection for the Russian team in the class “Optimist” in the third season of the international regatta OptiOrange Valencia, organized by the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg and the Real Club Nautico de Valencia. The regatta will be held from 5 to 8 March 2020.
Clinic, fees, and sparring under the guidance of renowned trainers have become “business card” OptiOrange Valencia. In the new season training component of the regatta given more attention.
Together with the already known to our sportsmen of the Belgian coach Peter van den Bossche within OptiOrange Valencia with the Russian team will be the Italian coach Simone Ricci.
In the international environment of the class “Optimist” 29-year-old Simone Ricci needs no introduction. Richie from school Tognazzi Marine Village – the coach of three-time world champion in the class “Optimist” Marco Gradoni, who recently was recognized by the World Sailing “the Sailor of the year”. Also, under the leadership of Simone in 2019 Italian team won the title of Champions of Europe. In Valencia, Simone Ricci will bring your group and spend the three-day camp with local coaches and athletes. During the clinic, the Italian will share the procedure will tell you how to display athletes in peak form for the major regattas of the season and the right to form a calendar, and will also help to put the emphasis in working with the yachtsmen.
During the competitions with the Russian team will continue the work of Peter van den Bossche. A Belgian coach and the founder of a sailing school 8 Days a Week. Among the achievements of his students won the world championship in 2017. Clinic with Peter will last a week from 2 to 8 March.
Meanwhile, OptiOrange Valencia continues to accept applications. Now, three months before the launch, already more than 200 athletes from 18 countries have announced their participation. Given the explosive popularity of the regatta (60 participants in 2018 and 319 in 2019), the organizers OptiOrange Valencia are preparing a number of changes to the competition program. It is planned to enter two races and two separate tests for younger and older athletes. All “chips” that have made so popular OptiOrange Valencia will be saved. It is a low entry fee, convenient and comfortable Charter boats, free food for participants during the competition, a free Shuttle service during the competition and much more.
“Among other things, OptiOrange Valencia is a great chance to prepare for the season sparring with the strongest yachtsmen of Europe, – said the Director of the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg Denis Pilipenko. – This spring, at the start of the regatta came double world champion Maria Mora Perello with Mallorca, award-winning Martin Attila from Estonia, many winners and prize-winners of national Championships of various countries. Before important international competitions for the Russian juniors is a great chance to test your form. And, of course, Valencia is just a great place for competition and leisure.”
Now on the official website of the competition published on the regatta regulations OptiOrange Valencia 2020 and launched the functionality at the request of the athletes and the payment of fees. Reduced the cost of participation will be valid until February 5, 2020.
Information about the regatta and participation