Federal Agency for Tourism with the support of Russian Geographical Society organizes an International Northern Yachting Festival in July-August next year. Its route goes along sea routes of Norway and Russia via Bodø,Tromsø, Vardø, Kirkenes, Murmasnk, Arkhangelsk, the Solovetski Islands and backward. There are 10 sailing yachts, 20 professionals and 60 guests participating in each festival’s stage. Business meetings, round tables on prospects of the investments in the development of international yachting in the Barents and White Seas are to be held in Murmansk as well. The Yachting Festival is organized in order to implement Government decision on development of cruise and yachting tourism in Russia.