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The Prize

Circolo della Vela Sicilia - one of the most prestigious Yacht Clubs in the Mediterranean - is offering a 1-week sailing course for a child between 7 and 11 years of age at the exclusive Mondello club (Palermo, Sicily). The course runs from June 14 to 21, 2020.

This lot includes: daily group sailing course aboard Optimist boats with professional instructor from Monday to Friday with possible regatta at the end of the course (Saturday); accommodation for three people max. at Hotel Palace with use of pool and private beach; access to club's private beach and facilities for 2 people aged 12 or over.  

Please note:

- Booking is required for the selected dates and must be completed by April 30, 2020.
- In accordance with the Circolo della Vela Sicilia statute: residents of Palermo province cannot redeem this lot;
- The child who will take part in the sailing course can use the club's changing rooms but not the facilities or the beach. 

This experience has been donated by Agostino Randazzo, President of Circolo della Vela Sicilia.

The Cause

ASSOCIAZIONE BIANCA GARAVAGLIA (ABG) was founded on April 28, 1987 and named after Bianca, a girl who at the age of 5 contracted a rare form of neoplasia. It was Bianca who, during the months spent at the Istituto Tumori di Milano, drew the green and fuchsia flower that immediately became synonymous with hope and the symbol of the association.

ABG was established by Bianca’s parents. Fully aware of the many difficulties faced when dealing with infantile tumors, they firmly believed that immediate and direct support to existing facilities was necessary.

ABG's goal is to collect funds to promote scientific studies and medical treatment in the field of infantile tumors, as well as to provide first-hand operational support to all related initiatives.

The association has been operating for over 25 years now, supporting the “Struttura Complessa di Pediatria” (Pediatric Complex Unit) of the “IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori di Milano” Foundation, one of the major research and treatment centers in the field of infantile tumors, where small patients from all over Italy converge.

Additional Details

  • Total number of people: 2.
  • Experience may not be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Travel and accommodation not included.
  • To occur within one year from the close of the auction.
  • We expect all winning bidders and guests to conduct themselves appropriately and be polite and respectful at all times.
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