Dear Friends!

We are  on our direct way to the unique Pre-Convention Adventure Onboard!

The hugest operating sales training ship in the world SEDOV is arriving in Hamburg on the 31st of May to help us to promote EndPolio.

Our international crew is starting the trip on the 25th of May in Kiel, Germany.

There will be 30 rotarians (and also 180 students and sailors) from several countries, we’ll have a week maritime practice, rotarian trainings onboard and a lot of other edutainment, for example, photography and tango classes. Two-language assistance – Russian and English.

We’ll leave Sedov in Hamburg on the 1st of June.

Pre-Convention Events Programme

Russian Party

Barque “Sedov”, May 31, 2019, 7:00 PM
Pier: Überseebrücke, 20459 Hamburg
Russian Party
  • Russian music and dances
  • Plenty of Russian food, drinks and folk costumes
  • Exchange of bannerettes and souvenirs
  • Auction to support EndPolio. See bid items here.

Ticket Price: €110

Barque “Sedov” Onboard Excursion

Barque “Sedov”, June 1, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pier: Überseebrücke, 20459 Hamburg
Barque «Sedov» Onboard Excursion

Since midday we invite all onboard for a bark tour. 45 minutes of heroic stories and historic pages of the XX Century legendary windjammer from the Crew.

Ticket Price: €29



Barque “Sedov”, June 1, 2019, 5:45 PM
Pier: Überseebrücke, 20459 Hamburg
Brenda Cressey


– Trustee Chair Brenda & Dick Cressey
– Trustee Julia & Steve Phelps
– Personal SAA to Chair Lynette & Koos Stassen
You may bring one guest with you for the subsidised cost. Registration is required.

Ticket Price: €15


Dancing Party

Barque “Sedov”, June 1, 2019, 7:30 PM
Pier: Überseebrücke, 20459 Hamburg
Retro Dancing Party

– 19:30 Welcome drinks.
– 20:00 Russian romances performed by opera singer Isabel Timpe and the Sedov Crew Concert.
– 21:00 Buffet with tango dance. Wine is included.

Ticket Price: €59

Barque “Sedov”

Sail Away Ceremony

Barque “Sedov”, June 2, 2019, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Pier: Überseebrücke, 20459 Hamburg
Barque «Sedov» Sail Away Ceremony
Spar Parade, Hymn performance, Farewell of Slavianka


You can also purchase these souvenirs to support EndPolio



€ 19.90

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€ 10

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Auction Bid Items

There will be an auction held during Russian Party. You can make bids and purchase lots to support EndPolio.


Hand-made Bio-Fireplace

Starting price $300

Matryoshka Dolls

Hand-made Matryoshka Dolls

Starting price $100

Every event onboard Sedov is donating to Polio Fund

Every second dollar of any souvenir purchased goes to EndPolio


Event Photo Report

Contact Information


Anna Tumanova

Anna Tumanova

  +7 927  270 11 61


Anna Tumanova

Artur Eckstein

+49 176 66610777