The winners of the award “yachtsman of the year — 2018”, established the all-Russian sailing Federation (ryf), November 26, received their well-deserved awards. In the Moscow concert hall “Mir” honored the winners in ten categories, including “yachtsman of the year”, “Yachtswoman of the year, team of the year” and “Team National sailing League”.
The best athletes of last season on the results of a public vote on the website of the WFTU recognized the bronze medalist of the summer youth Olympic games and the European Championships vindserfingistov Jan resnikoff and long-time leader of the Olympic class “Laser standard” Sergey Komissarov. Nomination “For loyalty to sailing” was awarded the honored veteran and honored member of the WFTU Andrei Kislov.
“Team of the year” became immediately two of the crew of the Yekaterinburg yacht club Tavatuy — “Lord sails — Asia” and “Tavatuy”. The crew Tavatuy for the second consecutive year won the world championship gold in the Melges 32 class and has already received this year the title of “Team of the year” by the prize “PROyachting. Man of the year”. And “Lord sails — Asia” became absolute winners of the Nord Stream Race — 2018.
Team “Leviathan”, which the “Master of sails — Asia” will pass the baton within the framework of the Nord Stream Race in 2019, won the prize for first place in the ranking of the National sailing League.
The first in the history of the award the award in the nomination “Designer of the year” was awarded to the Creator of the yacht SV20 Mikhail Tikhonov.
And “For achievements in the field of shipmodelbuilding” were awarded to the pupils of the Nizhny Novgorod children’s river shipping company Alexander Dudkov, Dmitry Smirnov and head of Artem Gavrilin, which received the Grand Prix of the V International exhibition of young inventors International Young Inventors Award (IYIA 2018).
“Patron of the year” of the WFTU, as previously PROyachting, acknowledged founder of the Russian Olympic team class RS:X Sergey Kuznetsov. In the nomination “For contribution to the development of sailing” award was given to Sergey Dzhienbaev, who for many years supported and funded sailing in the Central and southern Federal districts.
Finally, the “Best Manager” were the hosts of the world championship in female the match-flight Ekaterinburg — yacht-club “Komatek”.
This evening also presented awards to the winners of Sailing Photo Awards. They were Denis Razumovich, Matthew Evgrafov, Andrey Sheremet, Andrey Golovanov and Oleg Semeniuk.
The main award was won by the Elena resinol “Love is… sailing”.