Is one of the most significant sporting events held in Crimea and Sevastopol since 1990 – said the President of sailing Federation of Sevastopol, the master of sports, captain of 1 rank of a stock Valery Zubkov. – This year, the longest regatta of the season is timed to the 75th anniversary of the great Victory. It involved 20 cruising yachts in five classes. She goes on the route Sevastopol – Balaklava – Yalta – Donuzlav black sea – Sevastopol. The closure is planned in Sevastopol, August 8. The race will be around the clock, including night, which is associated with long transitions.

the shortest distance is 25 miles, this is the first stage of the regatta Sevastopol – Balaklava. As explained by the chief judge of the competition Eduard Yurchenko, this year had to abandon the race at the Olympic distance on the inner and outer roads of Sevastopol Bay due to light winds. The other routes are longer. Balaklava – Yalta – 40 miles, and the Yalta – Donuzlav – 115. To overcome them will have to swim at night.

– But we are ready, – said the President of Federation of sailing of Sevastopol Valeriy Zubkov – In the regatta involves famous athletes from Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Surgut, Perm, Omsk, Anapa, Simferopol, Bakhchisaray and other cities of the Crimea and regions of the southern Federal district, a large number of masters of sports, including international class.

As always active cadets and officers of the black sea higher naval school imeni P. S. Nakhimov. Has developed and real sea dynasty. For example, the son of the captain 2 ranks of Paul’s Cecity Artem for the past years is a constant winner of many regattas in the class “Optimist” – and not only in Sevastopol, but also at the interregional level.

– the crew of the yacht “Juno”, which I was entrusted to lead, almost the whole is composed of students, – says Pavel Carpeta. – Someone from the undergraduates have the experience of participation in such regattas, and someone will be on the route for the first time. But as they say, experience – business acquirable. Cadets competitions are very popular and clearly benefited. Future Maritime officers should be able to control not only the boat or Yalom, but a sailing ship. Freshmen participate in the regatta “Cup of Crimea” counts as sea practice. In the regatta attended by the cadets from Vietnam. They are trained in foreign faculty and took part in the first stage.

As reported by the chief referee Eduard Yurchenko, in the first race in the first group the victory was won by the crew of the yacht “Aya”, where the captain is a well – known racer and multiple winner of the regatta “Cup of Crimea” Valery Zubkov. In the second race in the first group the victory was won by the crew of the yacht “Alexander”, where the captain – Muscovite Inga Malysheva. On the seafront of Yalta hosted a ceremony of awarding winsfirs. And on the day of the 90th anniversary of the airborne squadron of sailing ships went from Yalta to the lake of Donuzlav.