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Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016

: admin 25-09-2016, 19:58, : 832

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This weekend Sochi welcomed very beautiful sailing fleets at the Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016, opened by Robin Snouck Hurgronje, Sail training International Race Chairman.

At the Opening Ceremony he said "We would like to express our gratitude to the city, the port and the people of Sochi. We know that everyone here loves the sea, the ships and the people. We hope to increase interest in sailing in the Black Sea area, and want to bring as many young people together on sail training ships. And we want to bring people together. Different people, countries, cultures and backgrounds. This is how we bring our message of international mutual understanding."

During the race, a variety of cultural, sporting and creative activities took place in Sochi by the Sea Port for the general public, like the Photo exhibition of famous marina photographers.

Photo exhibition in Sochi

It is the second time now that Sochi has held this International event, the first time took place in 2014. More than 20 tall ships from Russia, Romania, Bulgaria and Poland took their start in Constanta, Romania, via Novorossiysk sailed all the way down to Sochi and are heading now back to Finish in Varna.

Tall Ships Parade in Sochi

This sailing race is patronized by the President and play a great role in tightening relations between the countries.
The beautiful sailing ships attracted attention of hundreds Sochi citizens and tourists, who could get aboard and explore the famous ships like Russian "Sea Wolf, "Kruzenstern, Bulgarian "Kaliakra and "Royal Helena, Polish "Pogoria.

Sochi Regatta 2016

On Sunday the International Tall Ships Regatta Sochi 2016 wound down after the Awards Ceremony. The traditional festive parade along the Sochi beach was a culmination before the last race.
 
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