Kaliningrad bark "equipment", commits a transatlantic voyage in honor of the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica and the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, made the passage of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles and entered the Black sea.
This was announced in the media center circumnavigation sailing of the Agency. Now training ship is heading to the largest port of Russia and the Black sea – Novorossiysk.
For "flag state" is the first Russian port on the route of the expedition. The arrival there is scheduled for April 22. The program of stay of a sailboat in Novorossiysk will be updated after the port call.
According to the original plan of the expedition, Burke had to go to Novorossiysk on may 8 and celebrate Victory Day in the city-hero. But the schedule of the port calls had to change in pandemic coronavirus. From the navigation route "flag state" were excluded visits to the ports of Casablanca (Morocco) and Haifa (Israel). Therefore, immediately from Las Palmas, he went to the Russian shores.
Other participants in the round tour – bark "Sedov" and the frigate "Athena" – continue to cross the Indian ocean. They will be meeting at the port of Singapore.
Circumnavigation sailing of the Agency dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica and the 75th anniversary of the great Victory. From November 2019 to December 2020 bark "Sedov" and the frigate "Athena" will carry out a circumnavigation and bark "downloads" – transatlantic voyage.