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Venice, 18th-20th May 2018

Rowing4fun brings you at Vogalonga!


Description

"Vogalonga" is a non-competitive regatta, which annually takes place in Venice. It starts from Canal Grande, in front of San Marco, and then goes on for about 33 km to reach the islands of the lagoon, such as Burano and Murano, to finally arrive back at Canal Grande.

It is not a race, nor a competition. Participants from all over the world congregate in Venice to take part in what is called a true "row party": it is not the winning, but the taking part that counts!

On the occasion of the 44th Vogalonga, which will take place in Venice on Sunday 20th May 2018, Rowing4fun offers a three-days and two-nights stay solution in Venice, plus participation in the Vogalonga.

We have two Gig with 4 wheelhouses, which will be docked at the rowing club "Canottieri Diadora al Lido".

Every crew will consist of 5 rowers, and alternately everyone will take control of the wheelhouse.

If you're interested, there's the chance of rowing in a relaxed way on the lagoon on Friday evening, to visit the little islands of Malamocco and Poveglia, to get ready before the vogata on Sunday.


Weekend's program

Friday 18th May 2018

Arrival at Lido and settling at the hotel.

3.00PM
Meeting at the rowing club "Circolo Canottieri Diadora" for a boat trip to visit the lagoon of Venice.

9.00PM
Dinner at a tipical venetian “Bacaro” (a small tavern which offers a wide selection of wines and tipical snacks).

Saturday 19th May 2018

Breakfast at the Hotel

07.30AM
Meeting at the rowing club "Canottieri Diadora" to settle the boats and prepare for the departure.

9.00AM
The 44th edition of the Vogalonga of Venice starts.

1.00PM
The crews must clean and settle the boats on the bogie on re-entry.


N.B. The rowing club "Canottieri Diadora" asked for a 30 euros quota to use their location: services, dressing rooms and showers, which are included in the package.

The package comprehends the participation in the race, the renting of the bogie, the quota to use the dressing rooms at the rowing club, breakfast, two dinners and two nights at the hotel in double rooms. None of the different features can be provided alone. Every participant accepts the package in its entirety.

Prices don't comprehend the travel to Venice by train or plane, travel from place to place in the city, excursions, extra beverages and everything that is not mentioned in the programme.

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