2005 IFDS SINGLE-PERSON DINGHY WORLDS & SABAUDIA'S CUP INTERNATIONAL C'SHIP
Ever dreamt of sailing on the Mediterranean,
of visiting mystical,
Commodore of Circeo Yacht Vela Club, Dr. Aldo Vecchione invites all IFDS sailors to visit to San Felice Circeo.........
"Circeo Yacht Vela Club is thrilled to invite
all sailors with a disability to compete in Sabaudia's Cup, incorporating
the second IFDS Single Person Dinghy World Championship. Being sailed
in the Liberty, this event will allow sailors with profound disabilities
to sail solo, competing against each other in the World Championship,
while at the same time sailing in the Sabaudia Cup, against more abler
sailors. The winner of the Sabaudia Cup will win a Liberty.
A Message from President of IFDS, Serge Jorgensen.
"The 2005 IFDS World Championship in San Felice Circeo, Italy will challenge both sailors and technology. Two integrated events will be sailed. First, an event designed for sailors with severe disabilities will attract and match the sailing skills of international sailors. This year, an open division will demonstrate equity among sailors of all abilities.
Through the ingenuity and tenacity of a small and growing community of men and women, sailing is proving to be the only sport accessible to anyone that wants to participate. With great interest, the IFDS has observed the rapid growth and expansion of sailing to include sailors of all abilities. Showing no boundaries, our sport attracts the likes of Andrew Hartley (AUS) and Darren Tucker (CAN), both sailors of the utmost integrity and quick witted humor who lived their daily lives with high-level quadriplegia and depended upon a mechanical ventilator for every breath. Sadly, both of these remarkable men left us this year. While I join you in mourning their passing, I celebrate with them the examples theyve set and know that their inspiring stories have already encouraged others to follow their lead.
During the inaugural 2004 IFDS Single-Person Dinghy World Championship, Andrew Hartley took on the best of them, sailing solo in his accessible Mitchell-designed Access Liberty. The Liberty, an exercise in ingenuity and simplicity, accommodates Andrews life-support systems while empowering his sailing skill and allowing his strategy to prevail.
On behalf of the IFDS, I encourage you to come join us! I extend our heart-felt thanks to the organizers and to Circeo Yacht Club for their time and dedication to making this unique event possible. I look forward to renewing old friendships, making new ones, and most of all - having a great time sailing together. "
Accommodation in San Felice Circeo
€56,80 (full pension) per person per night includes
a room with
€49,60 (half pension) per person per night includes
a room with
For further information please contact regatta organisors as soon as possible. Bookings for these rooms are via the Chairman of the regatta organising committee, Luigi Zambon.
There is much more very suitable accessible accommodation in San Felice Circeo. More information will be posted shortly.
Catch a plane to Rome.
For transport from Rome to San Felice Circeo and return to Rome
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