The 54-gun ship-of-the-line of the fourth rank “Poltava” was launched to water on 27th of May – the City Day of Saint Petersburg. Festive ceremony of the battleship launch was held according to the naval historical traditions.
The second in succession stage of Russia's Cup in Olympic yacht classes finished on the 30th of March, which was held at the same time as Sochi Regatta. The competitions were organized in the water area near one of the main sailing centers of the country – federal state budget-financed organization Yug.
The traditional Dragon class regatta - Paul&Shark Dragon Cup – finished dramatically on the 25th of March in the Italian San Remo. According to the results of the competition, despite the loss of a mast, the team of Dmitriy Samokhin – current Champion of Russia, racing under the pennant of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club, took the second place.
The renewed team of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club and Sailing Academy made a successful debut in the National Sailing League. According to the results of the first phase, which took place in Sochi on March 22-25, Anna Basalkina's team finished sixth.
In 2018, Gazprom and Nord Stream AG will continue its broad support to the sport of sailing. Apart from the regular Baltic offshore Nord Stream Race, the companies will again join forces with the National sailing leagues of Russia and five Northern European countries.
The new sailing project OptiOrange International Regatta, organized by Sailing Academy of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club and Real Club Nautico de Valencia, supported by the Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Valencia Region and AMICS Association, took place at the premises of Valencia Training Center from March 7 to 11, 2018
The new sailing project, organized by Sailing Academy of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club and Real Club Nautico de Valencia, with the support of Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Valenica Region and AMICS Association, will take place on March 7-11, 2018 in the premises of Valencia Training Center.
Five teams under the Russian flags participated in the competition: Vladimir Prosikhin’s NIKA, Igor Rytov’s RUSSIAN BOGATYRS, Yury Morozov’s RUSSOTRANS, Oleg Evdokimenko’s KOTYARA, and Leonid Altukhov’s RUS 294. Anatoly Karachinsky’s PATH raced under the flag of Monaco.