In the early twentieth century among Russian intellectuals have become extremely popular… sailing. Among the people, irrevocably fell in love with a sail, was the artist Vasily Polenov and writer Leonid Andreev.
Today, the editorial time machine will take us a hundred years ago. In those days, when “in the circle of people well-born, noble was considered acceptable and even decent to appear in restaurants and clubs in the form that indicates the affiliation to a particular yacht club. A cap with a badge, chevrons, stripes… And weathered face became a symbol of masculinity, a sign of belonging to the caste of those who have known the mystery of the wind and the sea. And of course, a gait, a kind of waddle a bit, if people can’t get used to the fact that under his feet the earth, not the deck of his yacht”.