In October, the final races of the evening series of regattas from PROyachting took place, which revealed the winners of the season. The regattas were held at the Moscow Royal Yacht Club on J / 70 class sailing yachts.
The TREM Sailing team became the champion of the Wednesday Night Race, last year they stopped one step away from victory, and this season they outstripped their closest rival, the East-West crew, by 14 points.
“We achieved the result because there was a strong team, well-coordinated athletes who race together a lot and understand each other perfectly. I think we had a serious advantage in this regard, – Alexandra Peterson comments on the success of her team. “We chose this series because on Wednesdays strong crews take part, with whom it is interesting to compete.”
In addition to the title of champion of the season and the challenge Cup, the TREM Sailing team will receive the main prize – a watch from the partner of the season, the Swiss watch manufacture Ulysse Nardin.
The evening regattas at the Royal Yacht Club are worth coming even for these sunsets!
The leadership in the Tuesday Warm-Up Race series was retained by the Moscow 24 team, the winner of the 2018 season.
A sharp struggle between the teams continued until the very last regatta. Moreover, according to the results of the first two races of this regatta, the Moscow 24 team was two positions behind the East-West team, which means the first place in the season.
As a reminder, in the 2019 season the company launched a new series of evening races – the PROyachting Fun Race – for beginner helmsmen. The Bars crew became the winner of the series.
“Races in the middle of the working week and on the job are a very successful format for the city. In what series of races to participate, we did not think. Taking into account the fact that for the first time we gathered at the beginning of the year with almost complete lack of experience not only in the J / 70, but also in general participation in races, this was perhaps the only option for us, “says Ivan Okorokov, an active member of the team …
White sails against the background of the yellow building of the Water Stadium look very impressive
For the entire season, the 21st regatta in the Tuesday Warm-Up Race and Wednesday Night Race series was held, in which 39 and 31 teams took part, respectively. At the same time, 5 teams did not miss a single race on Tuesdays, and 6 teams raced in all regattas on Wednesdays. In the PROyachting Fun Race series, 17 regattas were held, with a total of 55 teams.
The partner of the evening series of regattas at the Royal Yacht Club is the premium mineral water producer Gerolsteiner.
Season winners will be awarded in November at the annual PROyachting. Person of the Year ”, which will also recognize people who have contributed to the development of sailing in Russia in 2019.
Press service PROyachting