ORC Measurement seminar, Gdansk (POL)


In preparation for the ORC European Championship Gdańsk 2017, ORC and the Pomeranian Sailing Association is offering a two-day comprehensive Measurement Seminar to be held in Gdansk, Poland over Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, 2017, with an introduction presentation on the ORC system made on Friday, April 7.

Both events are being held at the Hotel Galion in Gdańsk and will be led by ORC Chief Measurer Nicola Sironi and ORC Chief Rating Officer Zoran Grubisa. All interested measurers, race committee members and sailors are invited to attend to learn more about the ORC rating system’s topics on measurement procedures, data analysis, certificate processing, and race management, both in theory and in practice.



Friday, 7th April 18:00 ORC general presentation for sailors, boat owners, race managers
Saturday, 8th April 09:30 Measurement - Part 1 - Hull, appendages, propeller, rig, sails - Theory
  13:00 Lunch
  14:00 Measurement - Part 1 - Hull, appendages, propeller, rig, sails - Practice
  18:00 Expected end
  19:00 Dinner for all participants
Sunday, 9th April 09:30 Measurement - Part 2 - Inclining and stability
    Short theoretical part followed by practical in water measurements
  13:00 Lunch
  14:00 Analysis of results and processing certificates,
    Scoring options and Race management
  18:00 Expected end

* Note: Measurement part can be re-schduled according to the weather condition




Hotel Galion is located at the mouth of Bold Vistula, where it enters the Gdańsk Bay – in Górki Zachodnie – a quiet, sea district of Gdańsk situated within 15 minutes from the City Center. Due to its great location, including a marina and multiple facilities, we offer a variety of entertainment options both to Guests on their free time as well as to company events. Special prices for seminar attendees are offered per night and breakfast for 180 PLN for single room and 220 PLN for double room. Booking and reservations should be made directly to the hotel with promo code ORC2017.

Hotel Galion Gdańsk, ul. Stogi 20, 80-642 Gdańsk,
Tel. +48 58 324 81 00, +48 519 166 307




Gdańsk has an international airport. It's possible to take a taxi from the airport and main station, eg. Neptun Taxi tel. 196-86 or 585 111 555 or 800 170 70 or Taxi Ekocar tel 123456789. Also Uber and iTaxi are available. Organizers can provide transport from the airport and main station to Galion Hotel for 10 EUR/per person.

The city can also be reached by train to the Main Station (Dworzec Główny PKP Gdańsk Główny) or by car with the A1 highway. Hotel Galion is located about 12 km from the center of Gdańsk.

For all other information please contact Tomasz Sawukinas at tomek.sawukinas@pozz.org.pl or tel. +48 511 644 655



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Seminar fee is 80 EUR and includes lunches on Saturday and Sunday as well as dinner for all participants on Saturday. Registration fee shall be paid in cash at the venue of by bank transfer to IBAN: PL97 1750 0012 0000 0000 3557 7084, Bank: Raiffeisen Bank Poland SA Swift: RCBWPLPW.


List of participants

Name Country Arrival Departure
Lachezar Bratoev Bulgaria 06.04.     10.04.    
Svetlin Karadzhov Bulgaria 06.04.   LO 3815 10.04.   LO 3832
Dimitar Novak Bulgaria 06.04.   LO 3815 10.04.   LO 3832
Ilian Tenekedjiev Bulgaria 06.04.   LO 3815 10.04.   LO 3832
Tapani Sura Finland 07.04.     09.04.    
Cheolhun Jang Korea 06.04.   LO 3815 10.04.   LO 3838
Danbi Lee Korea 06.04.   LO 3815 10.04.   LO 3838
Vygantas Stankus Lithuania 07.04.     09.04.    
Piotr Adamowicz Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Eugeniusz Ginter Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Jarolaw Gorski Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Wojciech Kasprzyk Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Tomasz Konnak Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Henryk Malentowicz Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Mariusz Sarnowski Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Piotr Sutkowski Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Michal Weselak Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Pawel Wilkwoski Poland 08.09.     09.09.    
Johan Tuvstedt Sweden 08.04. 08:00 FR 8451 09.04. 20:40 FR 8452



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