In Yekaterinburg on the basis of the Provincial yacht club “Komatek” started racing world championship match-flight. According to the website https://rusyf.ru/, came the team from Australia, USA, Czech Republic, Sweden, UK, Denmark, France, Poland, Italy, New Zealand, Japan and Russia.
Just the first day of racing on the water area of Verkh-Isetsky pond held 38 starts. The leader is the team from Australia. The crew won five races out of five. They are followed by the team from Britain, which of the 7 races lost only one. Further – Polish team: of five races guys lost one.
Was a good day of racing, the international judge, Chairman of the race Committee Anna Deyanova. The Junior managed to drive away the twelve flights and two games out of thirteen. The crews behave in a professional manner. To us in Russia came a really strong team.
– The day was great, we won all the races except one, that was hard enough, says Matthew Whitfield, the skipper of the crew from the UK. – Trying to remain calm, when they saw that crossed the line first when they win. Really hard to say which team is stronger, because all the opponents are doing everything possible to win. I am impressed with Russia, it is completely different from what I knew about it. I really get pleasure from these competitions.
We won four races out of five, so happy, – said Shkotovo Polish team Mateusz Golaszewski. – The weather conditions were good. I think we need to continue to stay focused and continue in the same spirit.
The Russian team steering the Brand Abdurakhimova has played seven matches, won one – the team of the Czech Republic.
The regatta will end on August 17.
The results of the first race of the day –