Marina Kastela, Split 06.05. 2023 – 13.05.2023

Matej Bencur regatta


Emotions and sailing adventures

Join us for the upcoming traditional One design regatta to experience new challenges, a sense of freedom and adventure, to see new horizons. Combine a thrill of a racing with the comfort of familiar Croatian atmosphere and great yachting infrastructure. Meet people who share Your passion, study and practice sailing skills, exchange opinions, establish new business contacts and, above all, have fun, discover the region and relax.

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Sailing, teamwork, endurance

Business networking

Fun, relaxation, beautiful dalmatia scenery

Off-shore activities


Race track area










Vela Luka





Our boats

Beautiful Beneteau First 45

Slender silhouette, sharp temperament, – First 45 is an extraordinary performance cruiser – designed for the appeal and sailing pleasure, it completely renews the way people approach cruising and racing. A stylish yacht with an ageless hull design, this fast 14-metre cruiser is a perfect blend of elegance, power and safety. Boat promises great sensations and comfort for the crew of 6 + the skipper. Boats have recently been refitted with new sails, ropes and other equipment.

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Competition, emotions, sun, sea, wind and the biggest adventure!

Teams & Skippers

10 teams will be taking part in the event. If required, a qualified skipper will be provided by Sailing Forever as an option – to lead and instruct Your crew. In this case no specific experience is needed from the team. Guided by a professional skipper, you will develop knowledge about tactics, speed and wind, experience the race excitement and adrenaline from reaching the finish line before your mates or business rivals ). Sailing Forever as an event organizer will also provide a highest level of technical and administration support to ensure safety and pleasure of sailing for the whole week.


Rastislav Ňukovič

Team IMAO Electric

Anton Ondrasky

Team ForeServices

Oto Vokal


Jozef Hnilica

Team ExProjekt

Tomáš Malatinský

Team ExProjekt 2

Silvia Matejova

Team Why Knot Ladies?

Zuzana Králiková

Our partners & media support


6450 Eur / sailboat

Participation fee includes

– Performance sailboats Benetteau First 45 (all new sails, rigging 2021) pilot book and nav.charts, 13% HR TAX
– Spinakker (new from 2021, 155m2)
– Race committee boat, (e.g. Oceanis 45 or 48, transit log, fuel and skipper included)
– 1 x motor boat 6m, fuel included, 100HP, buoys, navigation marks, flags, ropes, loudspeakers etc.
– Official judge, Regatta registration to CRO Sailing federation and Harbour master office
– Regatta organization course design & logistics, – Kaštela – Povlja – Vrboska – Trpanj – Vela Luka – Palmižana – Kaštela
– Marina berth for all boats in each above destination
– Technical support for the whole event, (food & sleeping included)
– Regatta opening & closing ceremony and awards
– Dinners in each daily destination (x5)
– Transit log (cleaning the boat, gas, underwater inspection, crew list, bedlinen, 2 pc. towels/person.)

– Tourist tax

– Helly Hansen t-shirts with logos.

– 30% discount on new Helly Hansen collection ( please ask for details )


– Transfer Split airport – marina Kaštela – 40 EUR / boat
– Alternative weekly parking near Marina 25 EUR / car
– WiFi (Wi-Fi 4G LTE unlimited) – 15 EUR / boat
– Dinghy & Outboard motor – 80 EUR / boat
– Transfer marina Kaštela – Split airport – 40 EUR / boat

– On – board refreshments and basic meals for whole week – ( e.g. food & drink lunch set ) – 250 / boat
– Other services, – anything we can help you with in Croatia ( On – board refreshments and basic meals for whole week, assistance with visas, excursions, local hotels, PCR tests, etc) – on the request.

Race & Events shedule

Saturday – 6.05. Kaštela
Check-in, team registration, introduction & accommodation. Skipper’s meeting, boat check & trainings at sea.

Sunday – 7.05. Povlja
Racing day 1, Off shore race Kaštela – Povlja , regatta opening ceremony and dinner at Restaurant Rojen.

Monday – 8.05. Vrboska
Racing day 1 – Off shore race Povlja  – Vrboska. Daily winner ceremony and dinner at Mediteran restaurant.

Tuesday – 9.05. Trpanj
Racing day 2 – Off shore race Vrboska – Trpanj. Daily winner ceremony and dinner at Tuna bar.

Wednesday – 10.05. Vela Luka
Racing day 3 – Off shore race Trpanj – Vela Luka. Daily winner ceremony and dinner at Korkyra restaurant.

Thursday – 11.05. Palmižana
Racing day 4 – Off shore race Vela Luka – Palmižana. Final prize ceremony and dinner at Meneghello restaurant.

Friday – 12.05. Kaštela
Transfer Palmižana – Kaštela, free program, beach activities, optional excursions, tours to Split, Trogir

Saturday – 13.05

Check out.

*Schedule is subject to minor change, announcements will be made across official channels should there be any updates. Dinners, ceremonies and open air sessions will be organised in a safe, professional manner taking into account all regulations, maintaining proper protocols to guarantee the safety of our guests.

Basic information

– Event location: Marina Kastela ( Split, HR )
– Event timeframe: 6.05. 2023 – 13.05.2023

– 4000 EUR / boat – Refundable damage deposit payable by cash or card

– Every part of the event accompanied by COVID-19 protective measures

– Available PCR test premises near Marina and in the Airport

– Cancellation policy:

  • 90 and more days before the starting:         No charge
  • 90 – 21 days before the starting:                  1.000 EUR
  • Less than 21 days before the start:              100% of the total amount

Join us for the adventure


First 45 S Class

Rank Boat       Helmname R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Total Nett
1st Charybdis Jozef Hnilica 8.0 6.0
2nd Urania Zuzana Kralikova 10.0 8.0

First 45 Class

Rank Boat Helmname R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Total Nett
1st Venus I Jan Urbanek 9.0 6.0
2nd Xena Andela de Micheli Vitturi 13.0 10.0
3rd Ariadne Rastislav Ňukovič 19.0 14.0
4th Galata Jan Repka 22.0 17.0
5th Urania Oto Vokal 27.0 22.0