Today, June 22, in Kiel will start the eighth season of the regatta Nord Stream Race. In the events of the regatta will take part the former Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder.
First Nord Stream Race fleet will take part in the opening race of the festival “Kiel week” (Kieler Woche). More than 160 yachts start at the same time from the heart of the Keel and heading in the direction of the Olympic centre. Then start short (coastal) race. From 14.00 to 17.00 will be held 3 races.
Video stream of the race available here:
The opening race of the festival “Kieler Woche” –
The short (coastal) race
Tomorrow, June 23, at 16.00, we will start the first offshore stage of the regatta. The yacht will sail from Kiel to Copenhagen, the transition will take about 20 hours.
Russia’s Nord Stream Race-team 2019 is “Leviathan”. It was founded in 2014. In last year’s “Leviathan” for the first time in history won National sailing League (NPL) and has qualified for the Nord Stream Race.
The core of the team are Vadim Achinson, Maxim Titarenko, Mikhail Sheremetyev and Maxim Sheremetyev. Vadim Akenson came to sailing to advanced age. At the age of 19 he was enrolled in the sailing section at the Moscow aviation Institute and there spent the first race on the boat class Finn. His partner, Maxim Titarenko – go sailing was inspired by a meeting with Oscar Konyukhov, a son of Theodore. Together they ten days passed under sail the Atlantic ocean. Brothers sheremetieva –professional sailors in the team, “Leviathan”. They twice represented team Russia at the Olympic games (2008 and 2012).
The press service of the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg