Yacht Club “Port Bourgas” is a non-government organisation in public benefit, organised and registered under the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria. The club has 44 years of history. Yacht Club “Port Bourgas” was established in 1976 as a department within the Port of Bourgas. In 1996 the club was registered in accordance with the Persons and Family Act at Bourgas District Court and entered under batch No 8, vol. 2, p. 180 company case 1132/1996. In 2000 the club was re-registered as an association under the Bulgarian Non-profit Legal Persons Act. Yacht Club “Port Bourgas” is enrolled in the Central Register of non-profit organizations with the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice to carry out activity in public benefit under No 0296011321
The club has 150 members and has employed 2 coaches since 2014 that secure the proper education and training of the young sailors. The club is managed by a Managing Board of 8 members with skills, knowledge and experience both in sailing and in management. All of them are volunteers. The club is a member of the Bulgarian Sailing Federation. We have 14 qualified National Judges and Race Officers, 2 qualified International Judges and 1 qualified International Race Officer.
Yacht Club “Port Bourgas” is focusing on educating and developing youth sailing, training of young people to spend more time among nature. The main goals of the club are: development of sea sports and tourism with sailing yachts and other boats; organizing sea adventures of its members and supporting them to handle their proper marine education; protecting the environment; organizing and taking part in regattas and other sea events; education and training of children and youths; establishment of partnership with similar organizations worldwide; working for social integration and personal improvement.
Our club and its members have organized and hosted more than 200 sailing regattas and became an important starting point for many nautical achievements with club’s sailors in the newest Bulgarian sailing history such as: 470 Junior World Championship in 2007, 420 & 470 Junior Europeans Championship in 2015, European Optimist Championship in 2017, 470 European Championship in 2018, Balkan Games in 2001 and 2010. Most of the events and regattas are organized with the kind support and help of the club’s members. We are proud than many of the members are qualified judges with a certificate from the Bulgarian Sailing Federation Race Officials Committee and WORLD SAILING.