"Uzhgorod Regatta 2017" will be held on Sunday, July 30.
"Uzhgorod Regatta" is a fun sport competitions, sailing on the Uzh river on boats of various designs.
The start is at the beach near the Pidzamkovy bridge (right bank)
The finish is at the Masaryk bridge (playground "Roshen", the Uzhgorod Hotel).
Any non-motorized floating crafts – boats, inflatable boats, rafts, etc. – are invited to participate. Home-made designs, original decor and costumes are welcomed.
The registration is at 15:30 to 16:45
The start is at 17:00
The number of crew members is not limited, but the "ship" must finish with a full crew.
The contribution from one "ship" is 50 UAH.
Following the Regatta, winners in the following categories will be awarded:
"The Flying Dutchman" (the fastest ship)
"Jolly Roger" (the most original ship)
"Black Cuttlefish" (the fastest ship among the homemade ones)
"Noah’s Ark" (the largest crew)
"Uzhgorod Regatta" is not limited to the race. At the finish, various competitions and contests will be conducted.
The first "Uzhgorod Regatta" took place on July 11, 2010. According to the rating of the 2010 tourist season from the Tourinfocenter Transcarpathia, "Uzhgorod Regatta" won in the category "Best Tourist Animation 2010".
Photos from the last year’s "Uzhgorod Regatta" can be viewed here.