Kotor – Second international “Promonte paddling regatta of kuteri – Kotor 2007” will be held from 9th to 11th of February in Kotor.14 teams of maritime educational institutions from Montenegro, Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, and Croatia will take participation in the race, with more than 220 students, and students, paddlers.
Regatta will be solemnly open in Friday, at 20h, on the square of arms in the Old town, that is, in the hotel “Vrmac” in Prcanj, if it rains.
Renato Brkanovic, principle of the Secondary maritime school which is the organizer of the regatta is satisfied that he will receive their soul mate institutions, as well as the fact that they have a chance to make contacts with the colleagues from the surroundings.
– The exchange of the experience is significant for us, not just in the sports domain, but also in expert contents.
I am expecting that with all teams the principals and deans of those educational institutions will come. Manifestation is significant also because of the respected invitees, representatives of the diplomatic missions of all countries – participants of the regatta, which we invited – said Brkanovic on a yesterday’s press conference.
The start of the first race is in Saturday, at 9 o’clock, in the aquatorium of the Kotor harbor.
Professor Veljko Botica, who is in charge of the organization, said that this year there will be 20 races, which is a significantly larger number than it was the case last year, so the drawing of the teams will be done in the Student’s dormitory. Last year’s winner of the regatta was the Maritime school from Kotor.
Golden sponsor of the regatta is Promonte, the silver one is “Ina Crna Gora”, and the patron is the municipality of Kotor and ministry of education and navigation.