The first stage of the regatta series «Optimists of the Northern Capital will be held in St. Petersburg from June 2 to 5, 2017. Gazprom Cup». This year more than 150 young athletes aged from 8 to 15 years from different regions of Russia will take part in the regatta.
In 2017 the regatta series «Optimists of the Northern Capital. Gazprom Cup» includes 4 stages. The first two stages will be held on June 2-5 and July 4-7 in the waters of the Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland. The third round will be held near Sovetskiy settlement, Vyborgsky District, yachting port «Johannes» on July 22-23. «Optimists» will return to the waters of the Neva Bay on August 11-13.
A series of children's regattas «Optimists of the Northern Capital. Gazprom Cup» has been held since 2012 and is one of the major projects of Saint-Petersburg Yacht Club and Sailing Academy.