Good luck, Leviathan!
Today, June 22, the eighth season of the Nord Stream Regatta kicks off in Kiel, Germany. Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will take part in the events of the regatta.
First, the fleet of the Nord Stream Race will take part in the opening race of the festival “Kiel week” (Kieler Woche). More than 160 yachts simultaneously start from the heart of Kiel and head towards the Olympic Center. Then start the short (coastal) race. From 14.00 to 17.00 will be 3 races.
The live broadcast of races is available at the links:
The opening race of the festival "Kiel week" –
Short (coastal) races –
Tomorrow, June 23, at 16.00, the first offshore stage of the regatta will start. Yachts depart from Kiel to Copenhagen, the transition will take about 20 hours.
Russia in the Nord Stream Race-2019 is represented by the Leviathan team. It was formed in 2014. Last year, Leviathan for the first time in history won the National Sailing League (NPL) and won a ticket to the Nord Stream Race.
The backbone of the team are Vadim Yakhinson, Maxim Titarenko, Mikhail Sheremetyev and Maxim Sheremetyev. Vadim Yakhinson came to sailing at an advanced age. At 19, he was enrolled in the sailing section of the Moscow Aviation Institute and held the first race on a Finn class yacht there. His partner, Maxim Titarenko, was engaged in yachting prompted a meeting with Oscar Konyukhov, the son of Fyodor. Together they sailed the Atlantic Ocean for ten days. The Sheremetyev brothers are professional yachtsmen in the Leviathan team. They twice represented the Russian team at the Olympic Games (2008 and 2012).
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