13th Summer Sailstice Celebration on the 22nd of June 2013

Posted by on June 9, 2013

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About time to begin preparations and make a plan for this year’s Summer Sailstice! This project was initiated in 2001 and welcomes all sailors with any kind and size of ship in the world to put to sea during the summer solstice and celebrate together. The aim of this initiative is to unite the international community in a global celebration of sailing navigation and awareness in an attempt to preserve the marine environment.

Summer Sailstice Flag

Summer Sailstice Flag

Summer Sailstice boat making

Summer Sailstice boat making

Each year the celebration of Summer Sailstice connects more than 15.000 sailors worldwide including professionals, amateurs, cruisers, sailors to unite and enjoy a day of sailing. The date of this year’s is the weekend starting on the 22nd of June. Tradition has it that the celebrations take place every year the weekend nearest to summer solstice. It is also a great opportunity to show the world what sailing has in store and what it’s all about.

Summer Sailstice Sailing

Summer Sailstice Sailing

Summer Sailstice Two ships

Summer Sailstice Two ships

To participate all you have to do is sign up on the official website where navigation plans are indicated. In that page you can also consult cruises planned for the rest of sailors who join the celebration of the summer solstice at sea. For those participating there will also be rewards to win during the whole celebration revolving around sailing.

Summer Sailstice 2013

Summer Sailstice 2013

Summer Sailstice photos: lisabat, louis benainous.

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