PORT ENTRY: The port of Ventspils can be identified from a considerable distance by its church with a tall spire, located in the town centre on the S side of the river. Currents in the river average 1 knot, increasing to 2 knots near the entrance. The current sets N or S along the coast in the port entrance, depending on the wind. The NW approach channel leads SE from Lighted Buoy B (57°28’.52N, 21°25’.91E) to the Ventspils Outer Harbour protected by two, N and S, breakwaters. Entering the harbour turn into the Fishing Harbour and Marina – it is located on the S (left) side of the River Venta. Ventspils Marina offers 110m mooring length of pier at a depth of 3.5m. Tides are negligible, but the water level fluctuates with wind conditions and may differ by 0.3m above or below the mean.
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Latvian SUP Championship will take place during the Ghetto Games festival in Ventspils on 29-30 July
Latvian Surfing and SUP Federation (LSSF) in collaboration with Ventspils Yacht Marina organises Latvian SUP Championship 2017 which will take place on 29-30 July in the territory of Ventspils Yacht Marina — 42 Medņu Street, Ventspils.
The course of competition: on 29 July — 200 m racing sprint and 5 km technical distance racing, but on 30 July — 14 km flat water distance racing. There are no restrictions in terms of participants’ age. However, participants under the age of 16 must be registered by their parents and the parents must be present during the competition.
Anyone interested may take part in this competition either with or without the relevant skills, yet participant’s state of health must be good enough to handle a high physical workload during the competition.
Registration for the competition will take place on the competition day by the main judge. Participants can register and take place in the competition after filling in the registration form and familiarising with the competition regulations.
Participants of the 12’6” board class in both groups will automatically qualify for World SUP and Paddleboard Championship which will take place throughout 1-10 September in Denmark.
Two best athletes of the 12’6” class in technical and flat water distance racing, as well as the winner of the racing sprint in each group will qualify for the World Championship.
More information about the World Championship:
Ventspils Marina is located in beautiful city of Ventspils, only 300 m walk from Baltic Sea sandy beach. Free internet access available; secure parking spot upon request; during the summertime a cafe with terrace and view on the yachts is available.
Double room with two single beds. Room is located on the second floor of the building. This room has table with two chairs, toilet. Shower facilities are located in the first floor of the building. Room size: 16 m2. Laundry wash is available. Bycickle rent upon a request.
Price per night: 20 EUR.
Contacts for booking:
Phone: +371 22826268