THE EVENT

Team Italia in Open Water Palma, May 25th - May 30th 2019

lucianovietri.com along with his team will offer an amazing six days of training, racing, learning about the sport and embracing the beauty of Open Water swimming. There is a variety of different activities offered throughout the camp: pool swim practices with coaches will be offered daily in a 50m open air pool; open water swims with coaches in the water assisting all swimmer of different levels; classroom sessions about sport nutrition, mental training, obviously race assistance, and much more about open water swimming. All the athletes will stay together at the HOTEL *** in the Colonia Sant Jordi, which is located on the south east coast of Palma de Mallorca. The Es Trenc beach where both the races and the open water trainings will take place, is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. All athletes will arrive the 25th of May and depart the 30th of May. The camp is intentionally organized during the BEST FEST, which is a week-long open water festival. There are three COLONIA CLASSIC races of respectively 5km, 1.5km and 7km. Each Team Italia athlete has already included one race of choice. However, if all athlete are able and given the possibility to participate to as many events and race he/she want (paid out of pocket). The three races are part of the Spanish National Open Water Swimming Championship.

THE PROGRAM

25th May: PM: Arrival at the Hotel followed by briefing of the general program

26th May: AM: Open water practice or Race Colonia Classic 1 of 5km; PM: Pool Practice and (optional) Sunset Run

27th May: AM: Open water practice; PM: Pool Practice and (optional) Sunset Run

28th May: AM: Open water practice or Race Colonia Classic 2 of 1.5km; PM: Pool Practice and (optional) Sunset Run

29th May: AM: Open water practice; PM: Pool Practice and (optional) Sunset Run

30th May: AM: Open water practice or Race Colonia Classic 3 of 7km; PM: Departure

THE RACES

Town to town race | Event Type: Competitive | Swim Distance: 5km | Date: May 26th 2019 | Start Time: 11:00 AM | Start Location: Sa Ràpita Beach

Description: The race is 5 km long and it crosses entirely the bay from the Sa Ràpida beach to the Es Marquès beach, which is found in the Colonia Sant Jordi. This race offers the great opportunity to swim for 5 km in clear blue water of the Mediterranean sea. You might have the chance to see starfish, dolphins and other beautiful sea animals. The race packet includes the transport from the Best Swim Center to the Sa Ràpida beach where the race will start. Important Information: The busses to the start beach will leave from the BEST SWIM Centre at 9:15 am. The bus drive duration is approximately 20 minutes. Personal bags and backpacks will be brought back to the finish line by the organization. It is recommended not to leave various personal values in the bags. Please also make sure to mark and name your bags with a nametag. The last chance to register for the race will be on May 25th at 6:00 pm. Registration on race day is not allowed. Health and Safety: For safety reasons there will be a short mandatory breafing right before the race. During the entire duration of the race there will be medial support both in the water as well as outside at the finish line. Canoes, as well as motorboats will be going back and forward on the course to check if any swimmer needs assistance. In case of emergency it is necessary to inform the medical staff on duty as soon as possible. Wetsuit: Athough it is allowed to wear a wetsuit during the race, the athlete who does so will not be eligible for official results, points and awards. Start & Finish Line: The race will have an in-water start and a beach finish (out of the water). At the start all athletes will lined up in the water between two buoys. There is no wave start, everyone starts at the same time. Everything will be clearly explained at the breefing prior to the start. Athletes willl be asked to enter the water 5 minutes before the start.

Es Dolç Loop | Event Type: Competitive | Swim Distance: 1,5km | Date: May 28th 2019 | Start Time: 10:30 am | Start Location: Es Dulç Beach (which is 10 minutes walking from the port beach) Please arrive at the port beach before 9:45 am.

Description: This is the shortest competition of the Colonia Classics and it is 1.5km long. The race course starts from Es Dolç beach, goes toward the Fenicia island and finishes at the port beach. The entire course is protected by the bay and the calm conditions are ideal for this sprint race. Every athlete will receive a CHIP that will time his/her race. The last day to register is the 27th of May at 5pm. Health and Safety: For safety reasons there will be a short mandatory briefing right before the race. During the entire duration of the race there will be medial support both in the water as well as outside at the finish line. Canoes, as well as motor boats will be going back and forward on the course to check if any swimmer needs assistance. In case of emergency it is necessary to inform the medical staff on duty as soon as possible either during or right after the race. Wetsuit: Although it is allowed to wear a wetsuit during the race, the athlete who does so will not be eligible for official results, points and awards. Start & Finish Line: The race will have an in-water start and a beach finish (out of the water). At the start all athletes will lined up in the water between two buoys. There is no wave start, everyone starts at the same time. Everything will be clearly explained at the briefing prior to the start. Athletes will be asked to enter the water 5 minutes before the start.

Es Trenc Beach race | Event Type: Competitive | Swim Distance: 7km/10km (optional) | Date: May 30th 2019 | Start Time: 10:00 am | Start Location: Es Marquès Beach, on the right of the Hotel Marquès.

Description: This is the longest race of the Colonia Classics and it takes place in one of the most famous and beautiful beaches and bays of Europe: the Es Trenc Beach, known for its clean and light blue water. The course is 4 laps long for the 7km and 6 laps for the 10km. Every athlete will receive a CHIP that will time his/her race. Important Information: In order to safely complete this race it is recommended to be able to swim confidently and maintain at least a 3 km per hour pace. Aid Stations and Support: There will one aid station on the course, which athlete will pass a total of 3 or 5 times, depending on the race they decide to complete. However, other supporting boats along the course, will also have water and energy nutrition in case an athlete needs them. The last day to register is May 29th at 5pm. The race packet needs to be collected Saturday May 25th at the BEST Centre. Health and Safety: For safety reasons the 10km race will have a cut-off time which will equal double the time of the race winner, about 4 hour in total or 3km per hour. There will be a short mandatory briefing right before the race. During the entire duration of the race there will be medial support both in the water as well as outside at the finish line. Canoes, as well as motor boats will be going back and forward on the course to check if any swimmer needs assistance. In case of emergency it is necessary to inform the medical staff on duty as soon as possible. Wetsuit: Although it is allowed to wear a wetsuit during the race, the athlete who does so will not be eligible for official results, points and awards. Start & Finish Line: The race will have an in-water start and a beach finish (out of the water). At the start all athletes will lined up in the water between two buoys. There is no wave start, everyone starts at the same time. Everything will be clearly explained at the briefing prior to the start.

L'OFFERTA

Informazioni sull'HOTEL ***, Isola di Maiorca, Colonia Sant Jordi. L’HOTEL che ci accoglie fa parte di una prestigiosa catena svizzera, famosa per la sua attentissima gestione e per essersi assicurata, le posizioni migliori di Maiorca, costruendo alberghi in località estremamente suggestive, nei pressi delle spiagge più belle e rinomate dell’isola. Fra queste si distingue la spiaggia d’Es Trenc, che molti considerano la più bella di tutta Maiorca e che ha offerto l’ambientazione a diversi spot televisivi grazie al suo aspetto vagamente “caraibico”. Si trova a poche centinaia di metri dall’hotel, a ridosso del mare su una scogliera presso la quale è stato ricavato un magnifico giardino con piccola piscina e ampia zona di sabbia attrezzata con ombrelloni e lettini. Anche dagli scogli si accede direttamente al mare, quasi sempre calmo e gradevole, tramite una comoda scaletta rimovibile. Tutta la zona di Colonia Sant Jordi, all’estremità sud orientale dell’isola, è famosa per le sue spiagge vergini di difficile accesso, le sue dune e le sue pinete. Un paradiso naturale protetto e incontaminato, ideale per gli amanti di una vacanza rilassante e tranquilla. La sera non manca comunque nel piccolo centro della località anche un po’ di animazione con alcuni bar, locali e ristoranti tradizionali. Dove si trova l'Hotel? La Colonia Sant Jordi, all’estremità sud orientale dell’isola, a poche centinaia di metri dalla spiaggia d’Es Trenc, su una scogliera a ridosso del mare, a 900 m dal centro della località e a circa 50 km dall’aeroporto e 60 da Palma città. La spiaggia dell'Hotel A 300 metri, la lunga spiaggia di sabbia d’Es Trenc, in parte libera e in parte attrezzata, con facile accesso al mare dolcemente digradante.

I servizi dell'Hotel | Tennis | Servizio a buffet | Palestra / fitness | Equitazione | Cassetta di sicurezza in camera | Spiaggia di sabbia | Accesso a internet | Centro diving | Piscina esterna | Golf | Lettini e ombrelloni

ATLETI

€490,00 Camera Singola
€385,00 Camera Doppia (a persona)
€360,00 Camera Tripla (a persona)

ACCOMPAGNATORI

€400,00 Camera Singola
€295,00 Camera Doppia (a persona)
€280,00 Camera Tripla (a persona)

Politica bambini Da 0 a 6 anni: gratuito (in stanza con due adulti) | Da 7 a 13 anni: sconto del 50% (in stanza con due adulti)

Politica di cancellazione Nel caso in cui si dovesse disdire il viaggio, ci saranno delle politiche di rimborso basate sul periodo di rinuncia.

Il pacchetto include Sistemazione presso HOTEL *** | 5 Notti in camera Singola, Doppia o Tripla | Trattamento di pernottamento e mezza pensione (possibilità di pensione completa con €40,00 in più sul totale) | Wi-Fi gratuito nelle camere | Training in Acqua con 1/2 Tecnico/i: ogni giorno possibilità di effettuare 2 allenamenti in piscina ed al mare | Iscrizione ad una Gara a scelta tra Colonia Classic 1 (5 km), Colonia Classic 2 (1.5km) e Colonia Classic 3 (7km) | Imperdibile Gadget "Team Italia"

E' possibile personalizzare (estendere) il pacchetto come tu preferisci.

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MODALITA' DI PAGAMENTO
Il pagamento dovrà essere effettuato con le seguenti modalità:
Versamento acconto di €150,00 a persona al momento dell'iscrizione attraverso l'apposito modulo presente sul sito, entro l'8 Gennaio 2019.
Secondo acconto di €150,00 a persona entro il 01 Marzo 2019.
Saldo finale entro il 15 Aprile 2019.

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