College sailors are know for their tactical acumen and starting ability, who vital elements of fleet railing. However, it's often been hard for college sailors to transition those skills into…Read More
HALIFAX, N.S., April 8, 2021 – Nova Scotia will host a 400-strong field of the world’s best sailors from over 35 countries when the World Championships for three Olympic classes,…Read More
KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (IND) chasing down Akira Sakai with Russel Alysworth (HKG) Ganapathy Chengappa with Varun Thakkar (IND) have won the Mussanah Open Championship, and with it a…Read More
With nine of 15 races completed at the Mussanah Open Championship in Oman there are five teams packed tightly atop the leaderboard in the 49er from five nations. So far…Read More
Two young teams sailed at their best in Lanzarote to earn the final Olympic berths available to European sailors. Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) earned a bronze medal in…Read More
(North Sails heading upwind on a 49er in Auckland) After 30 expressions of interest, 11 proposals received followed by three sail makers selected to submit sail packages, the decision has…Read More
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) were one major mistake away from a stupendous day in their bid to win the final Olympic 49er berth for Tokyo 2020. The 2018…Read More
Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove (IRL) had their best day of racing ever on the senior 49er circuit to lead overall after day one of the Lanzarote International Regatta. This…Read More
Members of the US Sailing team training in their 49er dinghies in the Californian waters 2025 World Championship for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 set for Long Beach, CA Olympians…Read More
In 316 B.C. at the inlet of Thermaikos Gulf ancient king Kassandros founded a new city, which he named for his wife Thessaloniki, stepsister of Alexander the Great. For centuries, as co-capital of the Byzantine empire and afterwards, Thessaloniki was the crossroads of nations and has attracted many foreign rule thus establishing an international character by sustaining the coexistence of various and diverse civilizations, religions and cultures. Today as we entered the 21st century, Greece’s second largest city has become the headquarters of many organizations and institutions aimed at the reconstruction and development of the Balkans. Innumerable Byzantine monuments and churches, the magnificent findings from the royal tombs in Vergina, the famous national theater, an outstanding cuisine, its intensive night-life and its proximity to the suburbs beaches of Halkidiki, make modern Thessaloniki an even more attractive point for tourism in Greece.
Due to the city’s rich and diverse history, Thessaloniki houses many museums dealing with many different eras in history. Two of the city’s most famous museums include the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Museum of Byzantine Culture. Apart from its recognized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Thessaloniki is home to a
number of prominent archaeological sites worth visiting.
Drinking coffee is by far one of the greatest pleasures for the Greeks. Our national drink probably costs more than it should, but lasts longer than anywhere else. The average time devoted to this beloved habit is at least 40 minutes; drinking coffee is kind of a ritual almost for every Greek.
The second largest city of this Mediterranean country, Thessaloniki is a paradise for foodies. While displaying its historical landmarks, the sun-drenched, charming and eastern-flavored Salonika (as the city was previously known as) offers its visitors the opportunity to discover the Greek cuisine with all its original dishes and culinary influences. If you truly wish to discover the secrets of the Macedonian wine, the wineries of Epanomi, Kalohori, Osa and Askos Sohou are the right places to begin with!
Important, historic locations like the “Gerovasileiou” domain will gladly accept you.
Thessaloniki used to be called “the city that never sleeps”, just like NYC. Even though this is not totally true anymore, you can always find another place to go for another beer, in case you really wanna stay out till the morning. The city’s nightlife has been changing a lot, during the last 10 years, but it has always been very versatile. You can do pretty much anything you’d possibly like. From trendy cocktail bars to old-school rock bars and from bar with live music to bouzoukia, you can still find a place to satisfy your needs and desires as a guest.