More than 140 ships!

Yesterday, September 11, on the Amur Bay, held a Grand celebration of big and small sails – “the far Eastern regatta for training sailing boats”.

© Press service of the yacht club “Seven feet”

Only water came out more than 140 sailing vessels – from small children’s Dinghy Optimist to four-masted frigate. Thus, the record was set – like the parade of sail was held in Vladivostok for the first time in its history. Beautiful Sunny weather and racing the wind allowed the citizens and guests of the city admire the unforgettable views from the embankment of the Sports harbour.

The bulk of sailing ships made up the fleet of cruising yachts assigned to the yacht club “Seven feet” MSU “Navigator”, “the Veterans and sea cadets Navy” 61 units, from 25 to 43 feet or higher. Apart from them, the water came out also of foreign yachts Beneteu First of 40 crews from China and Korea, the participants of the international regatta Far East Cup, arrived in Vladivostok from the Chinese Qingdao and passed in the race 1,100 nautical miles. Joined seaside and Asian sailors and two crew on the yacht class Platu 25 “Recongress” and “Rosatom” with the Moscow steering on Board, which today, September 12, will participate in the regatta “Cup of the East economic forum”. Cruise boats competed in three classes, the results are awarded on the results of the two races.

Closest to the shore were established distance for the young sailors from 9 to 16 years. The guys took to the water in the Dinghy class “Optimist”, “Cadet”, “Laser”, 420. The sea wolves held three races on the classic triangle. All the competition was attended by over 80 children sailing section of yachts-club “Seven feet” MSU “Navigator”, “Scarlet sails”.

Completed the composition of the feast of majestic frigates, which cruised the parade with the Sandy Peninsula. The parade was attended by the seaside “Pallada” and “Nadezhda” sailing ship BimaSuci Indonesian, Japanese ship Кaiwo Maru, Korean, Koreana, Japanese Ami. Along with teaching sailing from Yeosu profit seaside yacht “pulsar” and “Commodore Bering”, they also participated in a luxury holiday sails.

In the evening of the same day, on the parade ground of the yacht club “Seven feet” hosted the ceremony of awarding the winners of the races of the regatta. Crews, who won first, second and third places were awarded cups, medals and valuable prizes.

Today, September 12, 12 yachts Platu 25 went to the ayaks Bay, Russian island to compete in short races on “the Cup of the Eastern economic forum”. The race will last two days, and then the judges will determine the strongest team.

Yana Konoplitskaya,
press center yacht club “Seven Feet”

Photo: press service of the yacht club “Seven feet”

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