Sails of Spirit 2022: Development of Extrability Movement is taking place as a part of preparation for Extrability Movement Eurasian Congress 2024 (Yekaterinburg, Russia).

In 2022, the following events are planned:

  1. Sails camp on Sevan lake
  2. Days of Extrability in Cairo, Mersa Matruh and Alexandria (Egypt)
  3. Expedition on board of motor-sail vessel on the following route: Marmaris – Antalia – Tasucu – Marmaris (Turkey) with carrying out of social, cultural and educational events in the cities of the route as well as crew members participation in festival Extrability (Mersin, Turkey)

About the project:

Inclusive crews are the key factor of project idea realization. Facing conditions of long trips, people with disabilities tend to discover, develop and demonstrate their Extrabilities, hidden talents of which they had never been aware of, and by this they influence positively the whole crew. The inclusive experditions have been going on since 2011 worldwide.

The project starts on the 29th of August in Armenia with Inclusive Sails Camp, which consists of:
Extrability Festival of water activities, social, cultural and educational events, such as Extrability workshops, tourism and ecological activities in hybrid format, inclusive creative and sports events, regatta and rowing competition.

Then in Egypt, from the September 14th till the September 21st, We plan to organize Days of Inclusion in Cairo, Mersa Matruh and Alexandria. social, cultural and educational events, such as Extrability workshops, tourism and ecological activities. It’s also planned to take part in Awladna International forum 2022.

In Turkey, there is expedition in form of offshore racing is being held from the October 8th to the October 22nd. The expedition route length amounts to 800 nautical miles. Extrability workshops, regatta, expedition, ecological events and creative performance are going to be held. Sails of Spirit team will take part in Extrability festival in Mersin province.

The project is being implemented with the support of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation

WE INVITE TO PARTICIPATE people with disabilities and people, who found themselves in life crisis, as well as people around them.

About Extrability Movement

Extrability is a new tradition for changing of one’s destiny and transgressing to an essentially different quality of life. Extrability is for those, who discover and reveal their hidden powers and talents in process of activity. Both trauma and serious limitations can give an impulse for realization and making use of such powers,

Extrability Movement is a large scale social project, aimed at achievement of sustainable development goals, established by the United Nations. The project is carried out to establish efficient interaction between people with disabilities and people without ones, integrating people with disabilities to the social life, revealing their hidden talents, providing them with opportunities for personal growth, professional and creative success.

Events schedule
for Inclusive Sails Camp with sociocultural events being organized on Sevan lake, 28.08-09.09.2022

Inclusive Sails Camp consists of: Extability Water Activities Festival, social, cultural and educational events, such as Extrability workshops, tourism and ecological activities in hybrid format, inclusive creative and sports events, regatta and rowing competition.

Departure date/Date of beginning Date of arrival/ending date Points in route Events
28.08 28.08 Coast of Sevan lake,

Artanish,

Armenian Camp

Arrival to the base on Sevan lake coast and accommodation.

Beginning of Inclusive Sails Camp

Introductory lecture, meeting with participants and exploration of the camp territory, briefing on safety rules and rules of living in the camp.

29.08 31.08 Coast of Sevan lake,

Artanish,

Armenian Camp

Kayking* and sails sports training

*Kayaking — one of the water sports, which involves using a vessel called kayak (a rowing boat).

01.09 01.09 Yerevan Excursion day in Yerevan
02.09 03.09 Coast of Sevan lake,

Artanish,

Armenian Camp

Kayking and sails sports training

 

03.09 03.09 Coast of Sevan lake,

Artanish,

Armenian Camp

Extrability Water Activities Festival

(activities on Sevan lake coast – petang, herbarium composition workshop, art-object creation, tourism workshop (rope course), kayaking, sailing, inclusive ecological event, inclusive concert)

04.09 04.09 Coast of Sevan lake, Artanish, Armenian Camp Tour to Artanish mountain in Gigarkunikskaya Oblast. . The participants will be able to see Major and Minor Sevan, which is connected by a channel between Artanish and Perusskiy capes.
05.09 06.09 Coast of Sevan Lake, Artanish, Armenian Camp Kayaking and sailing sports training

 

07.09 08.09 Coast of Sevan lake, Artanish, Armenian Camp Final sailing and kayaking competitions

After the training sessions, crews, which consist of people with and without disabilities, compete in conducting following vessels: Lazer sailboat, kayak (rowing boat). Chief referee of the competition – Samvel Rostomyan, president of Armenian National Association for Sports of People with Disabilities.

Sailing camp closing ceremony.

During closing ceremony, winners will be awarded.

09.09 09.09 Coast of Sevan lake, Artanish, Armenian Camp Departure from the camp base on Sevan coast to Yerevan

Schedule of events for
From Disability to Extrability in Egypt, 14-21.09.2022

(Cairo – Mersa Matruh – Alexandria – Cairo)

Series of events From Disability to Extrability is carried out in Cairo, Mersa Matruh and Alexandria as a part of 18th stage of Sails of Spirit 2022. Social, cultural and educational events, such as Extrability workshops, tourism and ecological activities will be held. It’s also planned to take part in Awladna International forum 2022.

Start date End date Location Events
14.09 16.09 Mersa-Matruh

(Egypt)

Extrability Day in Mersa Matruh:

Workshop Inclusive Volunteering, Sails of Spirit, From Disability to Extrability, inclusive games, water activities

16.09 17.09 Alexandria

(Egypt)

– Sailing regatta in Alexandria, water activities, rowing, swimming.

– Ecological event.

Location: Alexandria Marine

– Presentation and practice focused seminar

Location: Russian culture center in Alexandria

17.09 18.09 Alexandria

(Egypt)

Extrability Day in Alexandria:

Workshops and concerts: performances of dancing and singing inclusive casts, flash mob – sign language singing.

Venue: Russian Culture Center in Alexandria

18.09 19.09 Alexandria

(Egypt)

Practice focused tour around  Village of Hope for Development and Rehabilitation Persons with Intellectual Disabilities organization (workshops)

Venue: Village of Hope,  Alexandria

19.09 21.09 Cairo
(Egypt)
– Participation in Awladna International forum 2022.

– Workshop From Disability to Extrability

– Extrability Games (sign language singing, inclusive maze and other inclusive activities)

Venue: Cairo

Route and schedule of events for
Sails of Spirit 2022: Extrability Movement Development
Mediterranean Sea, 08-21.10.2022

(Marmaris – Antalia – Tasutsu – Marmaris)

The form of expedition is offshore sea race on 2 cruising yachts. The race includes to stages: (1) Marmaris – Tasutsu; (2) Tasutsu – Marmaris. Each yacht is under control of inclusive crew with professional skippers present. These yachts participate in regattas with involvement of locals:
1. Coastal waters of Antalia,
2. Coastal waters of Tasutsu.
Two teams, consisting of 6 members of local community, 2 members of Sails of Spirit expedition and 2 professional skippers, will take part in all regattas. Extrability workshops, sociocultural and educational events,  regatta, expedition, ecological events and creative performance are going to be held. Sails of Spirit team will take part in Extrability festival, carried out by Tarsus Disability Platform in Mersin province.

Date of arrival/beginning Date of departure/ending Location Event
08.10 09.10 Marmaris (Turkey) Crews and vessels preparation.

– Expedition opening ceremony

Place: Marmaris Marine

 

10.10 11.10 Antalya (Turkey) Extrability day in Antalia:

– Regatta with participants from Antalia, winners awarding ceremony

– Ecological event

Location: Antalia Marine

11.10 13.10 Antalya (Turkey) –

Tashuju (Turkey)

Continuation of Marmaris-Tasutsu race:

– Sea crossing /200 sea miles

13.10 17.10 Tashuju (Turkey)  

(14.10) Extrability day in Tasutsu:

– Ending of Marmaris – Tasutsu race. Winners awarding ceremony.

– Regatta with participants from Tasutsu. Winners awarding ceremony.

– Creative performances as a part of inclusive concert of the Festival

– Ecological event

Location: Tasutsu Marine

(15.10) Trip to Mersin

(15-17.10) Extrability Festival in Mersin, carried out by Tarsus Disability Platform

(15.10)

– Visits to example organizations for people with disabilities

– Panel discussion: From Disability to Extrability

(16.10)

– Ecological event

– Extrability Games (para volleyball, para basketball, traditional Russian and Turkish activities)

(17.10)

– Meeting with associations for people with disabilities in Tarsus and visits to city protocol.

– Inclusive excursion

Location: Mersin Marine

17.10 21.10 Tashuju (Turkey) – Marmaris (Turkey) – Start of offshort Tasutsu-Marmaris Race

– Sea crossing /370 sea miles

21.10 21.10 Marmaris (Turkey) – Finish of Tasutsu-Marmaris race, winners awarding ceremony.

– Expedition closing ceremony. Results discussion

Project Leaders:

Kolpashchikov Oleg Borisovich
Kolpashchikov Oleg BorisovichExpedition leader and inspirer of ideas tel. (WhatsApp): +7 906 810 22 88 , ok.urals@gmail.com .
Uldis Mezhulis
Uldis MezhulisCaptain of the expedition. uldis.mezulis@merko.lv
Elena Kovaleva
Elena KovalevaExecutive Director of the project, tel. (WhatsApp): + 7 963 852 65 89 , lenakov46@yandex.ru

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Samvel Rostomyan
Samvel RostomyanHead of the inclusive sailing center Armenian Camp on Lake Sevan
Victor Klokov
Head coach of inclusive sailing, viktor.klokov@yandex.ru
Maria Moskvina
Maria MoskvinaProject coordinator. tel (WhatsApp) +7 912 290 00 46 , marylury@yandex.ru .

Project Partners:

Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation
ANO “WHITE CANE”
Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation Rossotrudnichestvo
“Institute of Management Design and Competitive Strategies”
Armenian Camp LLC (Armenia)
Village of Hope for the development and rehabilitation of people with disabilities (Egypt)
Tarsus platform for the disabled
Russian Geographical Society
Coordinating Council of Organizations of Russian Compatriots in Turkey
The Russian Society of Antalya
Rotary Club of Mars-Matruh
Rotary Club of the Alexandria Yacht
Rotary Club of Alexandria Cosmopolitan