Sailing ships “Kruzenshtern” and “Pallada” took part in joint maneuvers with four Russian yacht “Siberia”, “Xanadu”, “Wind Dancer” and “Mon Coeur” heading to the coast of Antarctica, at Bellingshausen station, the website www.russiansails2020.ru.
Some time in the Beagle channel near Ushuaia court were almost next to each other, so that crew members may greet each other not only by the three beeps of the ship’s horn, but also personally to say Hello to colleagues. Cadets in the old tradition, waved their caps.
In order to pre-calculate all the actions of the crew while maneuvering, captain Mikhail Eremchenko and Nicholas Zorchenko held a briefing under the guidance of the head of Department of navigation and practical training BARF Mikhail Novikov, which was also attended by the skippers for the Junior class ships. The problem was that all ships have different speed, so, using mathematical language, I had to lead a small fleet to a common denominator.
Captains sports yacht left a note in the guest book “Krusenstern”. They wished the crew of the legendary Barca seven feet under the keel.
“Congratulations with the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica! Good when found in such remote corners of the planet Russian sailors! May we with small yachts and You are the aristocracy of the seas, the better and more honorable for us to participate in such a wonderful event. The best wind routes to take! Cheers Russian fleet and Antarctica!”, – posted by Mr Charlev.
Yacht “Siberia” – the home port of Omsk. Follows the route of the Siberia – Antarctica – Siberia with the support of the presidential grants. Captain R. Shcherbakov, Vice-President of Russian sailing Federation, master of sports. Awarded the order “For merit to the Fatherland I and II degrees”.
Yacht “Mon Coeur” – captain Nicholas Letaw, honored master of sports. Awarded the order of Courage of the Russian Federation and the medal “For the art of navigation” (UK).
Yacht “Wind Dancer” – captain Vladimir Sharlaev, commander Konstantin Popov. Makes the transition to the route Ushuaia – Bellingshausen station – station “Akademik Vernadsky”. 8 of the 12 crew members was an Intern at oops “Kruzenshtern”.
Yacht Xanadu – captain Maxim Lake, the team represented by boaters from Saint Petersburg.maneuversworld