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The EMYR arrived to Israel

The 11th. East Mediterranean Yacht Rally arrived to Israel, with more than 50 participating yachts from all over the world. After the start in Istanbul the yachts visited the coasts of Turkey, North Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon and Israel, on a route of more than 1500 miles. In each of the countries the yachts were welcomed with grand reception in the major Marinas of the arrea. Herzlia Marina welcomed the sailors in a grand Festival which took place on the 29 - 30 May. The festival was opened by the General manager of the Marina Mr. Udi Harel and greetings by the manager of the rally Mr. Hasan Kacmaz. Than free parashuters jumped from a height of 3000 feet and landed in the center of the Marina. Further, multimedia show on yacht sails and various attraction took place, while orchestras and bands amused the public till late at night The event was very successful and thousands of Israeli's come to enjoy. The Rally will sail on from Herzlia to Egypt and than come back to Israel for the final ceremony in Askelon Marina (about this in our further issue).


1/6/2000

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