February 22, 2019
Photo for memory
Before you – the crew of the yacht Mobile 53 Anna Mikhail Mataruev, the only boat under the Russian flag among the 76 participants in the regatta RORC Caribbean 600.
The picture was taken a few hours ago on the island of Antigua, where participants of the regatta finish (and before that they started). It's time to congratulate the crew on the successful completion of the challenging 600-mile race, which dodges among 11 Caribbean islands. In accordance with the preliminary results, Anna is ranked 8th in the IRC1 division and 26th in the single-hull standings. Her result is 3 days, 17 hours, 14 minutes and 53 seconds according to the adjusted time.
In addition to Mataruev, two more Russian skippers took part in the race. Yury Fadeev's yacht First 40 Optimus Prime under the British flag – 7th in the IRC2 division and 33rd in the fleet (3 days, 19 hours, 23 minutes and 14 seconds). As for the yacht Ivanka (Shipman 80) Viktor Malakhov under the flag of the Cayman Islands, she, alas, was forced to go the distance.
In conclusion, curious information. According to the official Facebook race page, the second place in the virtual RORC Caribbean 600 regatta was taken by the Russian Raketa. The winner – the Swiss Buddha-BSP – our virtual team lost only 21 seconds!
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