Sailing regatta "Sea Feather - 2015"
• Sailing regatta "Sea Feather - 2015"
This past weekend, the city-hero of Sevastopol ended a two-day sailing regatta "Sea Feather-2015", which took place on May 30 and 31 at the base of the yacht club "Imperial Wharf".
The representatives of the media was a unique opportunity to fully participate in the regatta, and try yourself as a member of the crew: to stand at the helm and to direct the boat, tie knots and pull the ropes in general to do everything, what do the real sailors.
We arrived at the yacht club "Royal pier" ( "Imperial Wharf") around 10:00. Captains of yachts have already been a traditional meeting:
After clarification of all the nuances of the race, making a souvenir photo.
In the draw we were given a place on a yacht called "Dorothy" ( "Dorothy").
immediately acquainted with the captain (Sergei), who held a briefing and we put the necessary tasks.
to begin preparation for the start:
It is our helmsman Basil. With 72-year engaged in yachting, is currently coached youth at the Yacht Club "SOUTH". Multiple winner of various competitions.
Member of international competitions in yachting. Visited countries such as Sardinia, Capri, Denmark, Germany, Norway and many others.
That he was our captain will set the tone of the race)
Time to move off from the quays and go to the start position, which begins with the Count's Quay, from the very center of Sevastopol.
Everything has already been gathered and are waiting for the signal to start the race.
The last instruction of the judges.
The weather did not disappoint, the mood is super
Less than five minutes before the start.
There is still time to relax
Start is given! Fight
At the start of a full vanity. Everyone wants to be the first
Exit the center of the bay to the open sea. Was equal to the lighthouse.
Lighthouse and Ravelin in a few minutes will be far behind.
Experienced sea wolves keep the situation under control.
You can relax, we got up at the sails.
Well now you can and a little girl. Maritime tradition may not be violated;
And in the battle again. The captain is not sitting still
Excellent move. All hold tight ...
Full sail! Full speed ahead!
Pass along the shores of Hersonissos. Against the background of the famous cathedral.
approach the lighthouse Chersonesos.
He soon left far behind.
But we continue on his way.
One of the participants decided to go closer to the shore and enjoy the coastal views.
It was a yacht team "Agia". Apparently decided to give a head start. With their speed at the start, they can not afford it
What an unexpected encounter! Just look at these beauties
So who is to set the pace throughout the race
It is simply impossible to take your eyes from these animals.
They are everywhere, from what side you look at it
What a beauty. Just for the sake of these things cost to participate in this regatta. But we have still ahead
We say goodbye to the dolphins and tell them thank you for the resulting emotions. We continue to go!
We pass along the Cape "Fiolent". Types simply stunning
From a pure sea air and such beauty, even the head is spinning a little
The Black Sea cormorants perched on a rock waiting for passing shoal of fish.
Gulls they will be in this competition
to look back. I would like to once again look at all this natural beauty.
People modestly rest. We will not disturb them
Seascapes do not cease to please the eye
Meeting with participants before entering the Balaklava - the final point of our route.
entrance to the bay is over.
I thought sailboats can be seen only in the sea, but not on the rock) Gorgeous house!
are approaching the finish line.
Some already docked. Our turn
But on the coast, it is time to sum up the race.
The team, led by an experienced captain wins the honorary third place. HURRAH!
Thank you all, go to the banquet. Now sure, you can relax and celebrate a prize)