Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch News

Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch team took part in NOVOCUP 2019 sailing regatta

The second stage of the international sailing festival “Black Sea Cup 2019” – “NOVOCUP 2019” was held in the town of Shchelkino on September 6-13, 2019. FSUE “Rosmorport” was a partner of this event.

The NOVOCUP 2019 sailing regatta gathered dozens of athletes and amateurs who cannot live without sails. The participants in the regatta ran on yachts of different classes and they could not only compete for a champion title, but also show their skills and share experience with the younger generation and everyone interested.

Due to the weather conditions the regatta took place at the water area of the bay of Shchelkino. Eleven brief races have been held for seven days of the competitions.

Following the results of the contest the crew of the FSUE “Rosmorport” Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch consisting of five people ran the Kubana yacht of Kondrad 25r Class and took second place in the third group of ORC yachts. The crew took third place in team scoring based on the results of 11 races.

Winners of the sailing regatta were congratulated by Sports Minister of the Republic of Crimea Olga Turubarova, Transport Minister of the Republic of Crimea Sergei Karpov, head of the Shchelkino municipal district Sergei Varavin and head of the administration of Shchelkino Vladimir Zagrebelsky, as well as president of the Sailing Federation of the Republic of Crimea Alexei Andrutsky who gave awards and valuable gifts to the winners.