— Meet the team —

Originated from the salty splashes of sea water... shaped by the morning breeze filling our sails. We sail to new horizons, looking for new adventures... thirsty for Ultramarine. 

Victoria Hinkovska

Qualifications

RYA Racing Coach

RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor -Tidal

RYA Day Skipper Commercial Endorsement

RYA Powerboat Commercial Endorsement

RYA/MCA Sea Survival

GMDSS Short Range Certificate

Activity First Aid

Sport achievements

Olympic Sailor in the Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014, China.

Champion of Bulgaria for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Bronze of the Balkans 2010.

8th in the World Championship (New Port, USA 2013)

Awarded from the foundation Cor Caroli with the certificate of honour "Golden Globe" in the years 2011 and 2013.

Ranked Number one in Bulgaria in the class "Optimist" in 2012 and the most successful sailing woman in 2013.

From 148 regattas, 76 podiums in the sailing classes Optimist, Laser 4.7, Byte-CII, RS Feva and Topper.

Participated in 2 World Championships of the sailing class Byte CII (New Port, USA 2013 and Garda, Italy 2014) and 1 European Championship Byte CII 2013, Italy.

Qualified for 5 European Championships for the sailing class "Optimist" (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) and 4 Balkan Championships in the sailing class "Optimist" (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012).

School activities

Race Captain of University of London Sailing Team

Organized a project to incorporate sailing as a sport in the school curriculum of Harris Westminster Sixth Form in 2016.

Languages: Spanish, Bulgarian, English and Catalan 


Yavor Kolev

Active skipper with 4,000 nautical miles per year.

Thirty years of experience in sailing and coaching of sailors of all levels - from beginners to World and Olympic athletes. 

Sailing teacher at Varna Medical University.

Olympic Bulgarian coach since the 2005 Olympic Games.

Personal coach of three Olympic Athletes 2002-2012-2014 (Irina Konstantinova, John Kolev, Victoria Hinkovska).

Coach of the National Sailing Team 2009-2013.

In charge of the planning, conducting and reporting of the overall sport-preparation and racing activity of the competitors from the National, Olympic projects and Olympic Sailing Team of Bulgaria.

Senior Coach of the National Sailing Team, Class RS: X (Olympic Windsurfing Class). 2005-2008. In charge of the planning, conducting and reporting of the overall sport-preparation and racing activity of the competitors of the National, Olympic projects and Olympic Windsurfing Team of Bulgaria.

Assistant Coach of the National Sailing Team, Class RS: X (Olympic Windsurfing Class). 2003-2005. Conducting training and racing preparation of the competitors from the National Windsurfing Team and of the Olympic projects and Olympic Windsurfing Team of Bulgaria.

National Windsurf Coach since 2004.

Teacher of Physical Education and Sport under the compulsory program; Organizing and conducting a section on sea sports (rowing and sailing). Carried out a basketball section 1996-2003.

After 2014 (after the qualification of Victoria Hinkovska for Nanjing), he stopped his participation in the "big sport" and started a career in the sailing sector for all - work with adult beginners and continuing training aimed at training yacht skippers and athletes in offshore sailing. At the same time, he trains coaches and sailing instructors for all levels of the sport.