The regatta for the ASTON Cup, held on October 13, closed the sailing season of 2018

The regatta for the ASTON Cup, held on October 13, closed the sailing season of 2018

17 October 2018

The regatta for the ASTON Cup, held on October 13, closed the sailing season of 2018

21 sailing vessels from Azov, Taganrog and Rostov-on-don arrived to raid of the oldest Rostov yacht club Avral.

The competitions were held in 5 test groups, including several crews of sports yachts of "Soling" class participated in a separate test group.

Chief judge of last regatta of the season was an accredited referee – Pavel Timofeev, helped him judge Georgy Drobotkovskiy.

The weather on the day of the holiday was sunny, warm with enough favorable for racing east wind 4-5 m/sec, with a fairly low water level.

But, despite these conditions, experienced teams professionally coped with difficulties on the water, so the race turned out bright, dynamic and spectacular. All interested guests could take a ride on the ASTON yacht and watch the developments from the water.  Also, guests of the event were waiting for an active entertainment program with contests and prizes.

The winner of the regatta was the yacht "Delta" (captain Ivan Parada), the second place took the yacht "Meridian" (captain Vadim Vikulov), the third place took the yacht "Arsenal" (captain V. Klimenko).

ASTON Cup awarded to the crew of the yacht "Meridian", which was in the lead this year at absolute speed. The team "Meridian" not the first year keeps the ASTON Cup in their native spaces and, judging by the constantly high rates, is not going to give way to the winner.  Also held a sailing race among children's teams of sport school of Olympic reserve №8. Young men and girls from children's sailing school of yacht club "Avral" competed with children from sailing school of club "Zeleniy Ostrov".

Congratulations to the winners and participants with the closing of the season and wish further prosperity of sailing in the Rostov region in 2019!

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