Selection completed

Last weekend in Konakovo river club (Ivankovskoe reservoir.) with the support of the Stoloto completed the second stage of selection for the Russian championship in yacht class J/70 – “Konakovskaya regatta: reloaded”.

On a regatta attended by teams from St. Petersburg, Moscow and Moscow region, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod and Sochi. We will remind that the championship of Russia on results of each round are selected the first four of the crew.

After the traditional opening ceremony and presentation of teams was the briefing of steering with the analysis of possible hazards on the course, as the race was held at the site downstream than usual. The waters in front of the jetty and it was decided to give under the championship of Russia on wakesurfing.

Due to heavy rain, the first start was postponed, and only at 14 o’clock the yacht went the distance. The first race was quite easy, but in the course it was evident that the parties would have divided into two groups: someone managed to immediately set the boat on the course, someone picked up the settings. In the second race approached the cloud front, and the wind increased before the appearance of foam trails in the water, but most of the trouble riders have taken “ripped” the wind. Someone caught bracing, someone almost lost steering, but to finish all coped with the problems. In the third race the wind eased and became more equal – therefore all finished safely. The race Committee tried to hold one more race, but the wind is “turned off” and the race was stopped.

Sunday racing started on the programme and have passed in persistent struggle. For the second consecutive day continued to lead the team Sail&Sea, but it began to significantly catch up with the other teams. Particularly distinguished team from Perm, raskatyvaete from sixth wards to leadership. Quite smoothly passed the regatta team PAC-sports, too, fought with the leaders. Sometimes the gap between the boats at the finish ranged from 1 to 5 seconds, played a sharp tactical struggle.

In the end, kept the lead and took the 1st place team Sail&Sea (V. steering Harabanim, St. Petersburg – Moscow), the second place team in the PAC-sport (steering Filatov, Moscow region). In third place is literally stormed the podium, the team of PARMA (steering Tarakanov, Perm), and the fourth eligible participant in the Czech Republic was the team WXH (steering E. somyn, Yekaterinburg).

The Russian championship in yacht class J/70 in connection with the restriction of carrying out of mass sport events in Sochi in the period from 15 to 27 October 2019, will be held from October 30 to November 4. Race days: 1 – November 3, 2019.

Alexander Didichenko,

the head of the Sailing center Konakovo river club

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