ENTRIES ARE OPEN FOR THE 2nd TNG CHALLENGE CUP
SERIOUS RACING UNDER THE FINEST CONDITIONS
5-11 October 2019
The first edition of the TNG Challenge Cup took place in September. An international group of competitive sailors gathered in Croatia – one of the best sailing spots in the Mediterranean – for this challenging One Design regatta and dynamic sailing-event. It was a huge success! All competitors were very enthusiastic and keen on a second edition!
The 2nd edition will take place in the same breath-taking and challenging waters of the Pakleni Islands, from Saturday 5 to Friday 11 October 2019.
Entries are now open. The TNG Challenge Cup is limited to max 10 yachts, so be the first to sign up!
Join the fleet of (max. ten) One Design First 45 race boats and you will have a full week (Saturday to Friday) use of your own high-end boat. All race boats are ready for demanding regatta conditions and fully-equipped with full battened tri radial cut main sail and top spinnaker equipment. There will be a full-service 4-Day Race-program with exciting and challenging adventurous boat-to- boat and navigation races each day*. The day before the race program starts, a sail-clinic will be organised. You bring your sailing skills and we will take care of everything else!
NEW: SKIPPER SERVICE AND INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS
For the 2019 edition we have added the option to book as an individual. TNG will form a team of max. 8 sailors. This gives you the opportunity to enter the TNG Challenge Cup with one (or more) friends, as an individual or as a complete team. As a team, you can book a race-skipper as well. These professional racing-sailors will keep you safe and offer you the opportunity to learn from the best and improve your sailing-skills.
FINEST CONDITIONS, GREAT RACE PROGRAM
The TNG Challenge Cup begins in Split, where you will pick-up your boat, and sail – in your own tempo – to the island Solta. The official Race-program starts on Sunday, after you have enjoyed the sail-clinic, with an opening ceremony. The race days will be held around the islands of Hvar, Brac and Vis. Enjoying the finest conditions of sailing in the famous waters of Pakleni otoci (also known as Hell Islands), and the beautiful weather and amazing coastlines of Croatia. The Race-program ends festive with an official closing-ceremony and prize-giving on Thursday. On Friday, you are free to set sail wherever you want to, the boat must be returned in Split by Friday-evening.
Winning the TNG Challenge Cup means you can bring home a stunning Overall Winner Trophy, as well as an exclusive TNG Swiss Watches sailingtimer for the whole crew. For the daily races, there will be a daily prize-giving, including some of the finest TNG Swiss Watches; Dutch design, Swiss made perfection!
SERVICE & (estimated) PRICES
Participation in the TNG Challenge Cup 2019 includes: full use (Sat. to Fri.) of a One Design First 45 race boat incl. Spinnaker, Four Day Race Program*, Hospitality Program and 3-course dinners including limited drinks on racing-days.
Estimated Price for the One Design First 45 race boat: € 6500 (appr. € 800 p.p.p.b, based on an 8-men crew). The boat can be booked with a complete crew or as individuals. For individual bookings we will put a crew together. A race-skipper can be arranged as well.
Not included in the price: Flight to Split Airport, Transfer to boat pick-up location (appr. € 40 for 6 persons), Mooring costs on non-racing days, dinners on non-racing days, breakfast, lunches.
* Race Program subject to change due to weather conditions.
7 REASONS TO SIGN UP FOR THE 2nd TNG CHALLENGE CUP
5-11 October 2019, Croatia
- A fleet of full equipped One Design First racing boats
- Full week (Saturday to Friday) use of your own high-end boat
- 4-Day Race-program of adventurous boat-to-boat and navigation racing*
- Three exciting and challenging races a day*
- Mooring in exclusive and breath-taking locations
- Full-service race program* and prize-giving
- Outstanding 3-course dinners on racing-days
The TNG Challenge Cup is organized by TNG Swiss Watches in cooperation with SailPoint Kroatië, specialist for Sailing in Croatia.
For more information, full program and reservations, please contact us. The TNG Challenge Cup is limited to max 10 yachts, so don’t wait to sign up!