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last update: 06.08.2018

Thursday, 9th August

 

VIP Club

13.00 The opening ceremony of WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show with the participation of representatives of patrons and guests of honor
16.15

Visit of participants of the Study Tour Mission at the WIND
and WATER on Water Boat Show (business partners and journalists from the yacht and boat industry from the Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates).

 

  • Know-how meeting for Polish entrepreneurs regarding the conditions and culture of doing business in Russia and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Presentation of foreign guests and B2B meetings with representatives of the major companies from the Polish yacht and boat industry.
  • The potential of the Polish yacht industry – Sebastian Nietupski, President of the Polish Chamber of Marine
  • Industry and Water Sports – POLBOAT.

Marina

15.00 Demonstration of rescue techniques. 
Hosted by: the local water rescue service, Pomorskie WOPR

 

Friday, 10th August

Marina

13.00 Demonstration of rescue techniques
Hosted by: the local water rescue service, Pomorskie WOPR

VIP Club

12.00 Meeting with Bartłomiej Czarciński, co-author (with Piotr Lewandowski) of a sailor's handbook entitled “Żeglarz jachtowy. Podstawowy podręcznik dla żeglarza”.
14.00  Meeting with Captain Krzysztof Baranowski.
A great sailor, who has sailed a quarter million miles on various waters, the author of the concept of the ships Pogoria and Fryderyk Chopin and the initiator of their construction, the creator of the “School under Sails”, who writes about sailing, his lifelong passion, his adventures and experiences, in his books and handbooks.
15.30 Zagan Acoustic live at the WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show
An instrumental band performing for over 10 years on concerts in Poland and in Europe. The band, founded by students of the Music Academy in Gdańsk, started out as an interesting form of exploring improvised music. Today, Zagan Acoustic is a group of friends puting musical ideas into practice, including such genres as jazz, folk, tango and klezmer music.
On stage: Paweł Zagańczyk – accordion, Ignacy Wendt – trumpet, Jarosław Stokowski – double bass.
17.00 Meeting with Szymon Kuczyński, co-author (with Dobrochna Nowak) of the book "Dookoła Świata O Tak, O...".

 

Saturday, 10th August

VIP Club

11.00 Meeting with Cpt. Mariusz Koper and Hanna Leniec, who sailed around the Antarctic's coast line in the yacht "Katharsis II".
Moderated by: Waldemar Heflich, editor-in-chief of the water sports magazine ŻAGLE
12.00 The ceremony of the President of the City of Gdynia Award in the Gdynia Yacht Design contest 2018. The Jury of the Award: Hanna Bakuła – painter, stage designer, costumes designer, columnist and author of books, Leszek Gonciarz – yacht constructor and designer, Stanisław Iwiński – head of the motorboat section of the magazine “Żagle” and Secretary of the Jury. Bartosz Piotrowski – PhD in arts, main PESA designer, Jacek Oryl – WIND and WATER Boat Show Director

Stand no. 36

12.00 Northman 1200 - 2018 PREMIERE

The event will begin with a ceremony of boat christening. Yacht presentation will start with a joint toast and take place till 2 PM, accompanied by business talks. With music and refreshments.

 

VIP Club 

13.00 Meetings of the participants of the Study Tour Mission as part of the WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show in Gdynia
  • From design to a finished yacht – meeting with Jacek Centkowski, a renowned constructor of Polish yachts.
  • The potential of water sports in Poland – meeting with Waldemar Hefrich, editor-in-chief of the monthly “Żagle”.
  • Methodology and practice of constructing sailing and motor yachts in Poland – meeting with Dominik Życki, an outstanding sailor, Olympian, World and European Star Class Champion.

Marina

15.00 Demonstration of rescue techniques
Hosted by: the local water rescue service, Pomorskie WOPR
 

VIP Club 

15.30

Zagan Acoustic live at the WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show

17.00

Press conference

Strength and potential of the Polish yacht industry. Elements of the government's industry support program on foreign markets
On the conference's agenda:

  • Strength and potential of the Polish yacht industry Michał Bąk, Secretary General of the Polish Chamber of Marine Industry and Water Sports POLBOAT
  • The role of sailing boat shows in the promotion of the Polish yacht industryJacek Oryl, Director of WIND and WATER Boat Show, Member of the Executive Board of the Polish Chamber of Matine Industry and Water Sports POLBOAT
  • Industry Promotion Programme –  Brand. Promotion of the Polish yachts and boats sector. Presentation of the support programme for companies from the SME sector, carried out by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency PAIH Wojciech Nowicki, PAIH Project Manager
  • Poland's position in the European yacht industry Special Guest – Sandrine Devos, Secretary General of the European Boating Industry


Kosciuszko Square in Gdynia

18.00 33th Baltic Sea Song Festival, Gdynia 2018
Artists to perform: Atlantis, Zejman & Garkumpel, EKT – Gdynia
An event accompanying the WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show. Free admission!



 

Sunday, 12th August 

VIP Club

12.00 Meeting with Szymon Kuczyński after his solitary cruise around the world.
Solitary sailor, instructor and promoter of sailing. The author and main organizer of the Call of the Ocean project, in which he performs spectacular sailing voyages on small yachts. The winner of major sailing awards and trophies.
Moderator: Krzysztof Olejnik, editor-in-chief of WIATR magazine
13.00 The end of the Offshore Double Handed Sailing Championship of Poland and Summer Heat DOUBLE regatta.
For several years, the formula of the long-distance sea regatta has been developing dynamically in Poland. This year, for the first time, the Championship was hosted in Gdynia. The participants of this difficult sailing competition had to sail non-stop for about 300 miles. During the Regatta Closing Ceremony, the best offshore sailors will receive cups, medal and titles of Polish Champions. The Offshore Double Handed Sailing Championship of Poland is the most important event of OS Racing  ‒the only offshore regatta cycle held in the Baltic Sea.
14.00 Meeting with Mariusz Główka, author of the handbook on astronavigation, entitled “Astronawigacja krok po kroku. Jak wyznaczyć swoją pozycję”.


Marina

13.00 Demonstration of rescue techniques
Hosted by: the local water rescue service, Pomorskie WOPR
16.00 Closing ceremony of the WIND and WATER on Water Boat Show Gdynia 2018

 


 

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