This is one of the most popular and spectacular local events, organized by the Chupa Yacht Club, with the participation of yachtsmen from Karelia, Arkhangelsk, and of course the Murmansk region and Kandalaksha itself.
Location: Monastery Cape, just east of the city. The event begins July 1 at noon.
It will be the fourth “The Sails of Kandalaksha” regatta this year. more >>
The festival is held yearly since 1998, and is intended to promote the Pomor culture and newly-fashionable “healthy lifestyle”.
Four and two-oar boats, both classic and flat-bottomed, are used.
For more info contact event organizers at +7(81559) 5-17-44, 5-18-33, or +7 911 063 4912, or e-mail them to
It’s a part of
Inter-regional yacht competition will be held June 27-July 3 near Chupa organized by the Sea Y acht Club of Chupa .
15 yachts are expected to take part in the race from the port to the labyrinth. The event starts at 5pm, with the race beginning at 6pm. At 8pm awards will be given, and a concert for visitors held during the race.
Weather-related changes are possible.
The 18th Pomor Rowing Regatta is scheduled for June 20, starts at 12 noon, in the Malaya Pir-Guba bay in Umba. Anyone in possession (own or rented) wooden boat is welcomed.
Registration required, deadline June 19 noon.
Contact ul. Dzerzhinskogo 40, tel. (81559) 5-13-60; 8 (81559) 5-17-44, e-mail
Text: Started 18 years ago, age of participants from under 20 to 80, women’s participation encouraged, this year’s winners are from Kandalaksha..
On the 21st of June a competition called “Pomor rowing regatta” will be held in Malaya Pir-guba near the village of Umba.
Organized by the Chupa Yaucht Club. See www.truecourse.ru and their international page. They invite journalists, promise to look after their accommodation needs, and organize cultural tours for them. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A sailing regatta, historic reconstruction, arts and crafts, and a concert took place on the Monastery Cape on July 2. Here is a video of the event:
The historic period is 9-11 century. Ethnic groups represented are Scandinavians, Finno-Ugric nations, and Slavs. 40 to 60 participants are expected.
The event is organized by
A medieval fair is part of the festival, and merchants are invited.
Location: Monastery Cape, just east from the city. This happening coincides with the