Morstroytechnology team trains before start of Ust-Luga Cup
Morstroytechnology team has held training at the yacht club Lakhtinskaya Gavan as a preparation for the Ust-Luga Cup regatta with yachts Rus and Elena rented for that purpose, the company’s press center says.
All the participants of the training enjoyed themselves enormously, having received a boost of optimism, lots of positive emotions and first portion of sea romance …
The project is supported by the Transport Ministry of the Russian Federation and the Russian Sailing Federation.
First time the Baltic regatta Ust-Luga Cup passed in June, 2012 and was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Sea port Ust-Luga. Successful regatta became noticeable event not only in the sailing world, but also among the business public and mass media representatives. Considering a great interest to further project development from side of participants in port business in Russia and abroad, organizers made the decision to hold the Baltic regatta Ust-Luga Cup as an annual event.
Ust-Luga Cup 2014 will be held from June 1 till June 11, 2014. The regatta will follow the former route: from Stockholm (Sweden) till Saint-Petersburg (Russia) via Mariehamn (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia). The participants and the guests will moor in beautiful places at picturesque islands of Sweden and Finland, visit a bright final show with a parade of sails at the Neva river and the award ceremony at the walls of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
On June 2, 2014, there will be 10 teams at the start of the international regatta Ust-Luga Cup in Stockholm (Sweden): Anker Logistic Ltd., Morstroytechnology LLC, Murmansk Commercial Seaport OJSC, SMM CJSC, TD Rustorg LLC, TransContainer OJSC, Rosterminalugol OJSC, Ust-Luga Company OJSC, Russian Railways OJSC and the united crew of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) and the Russian River Register (RRR). It is the only sea race in Russia to involve not sailing professionals or amateurs but businessmen, top management of companies engaged in marine transport industry or providing services to maritime business.
General organization of the Regatta is entrusted to autonomous noncommercial organization Baltic Regatta Ust-Luga Cup. Technical organizer of the event - Motor Boat & Yachting Russia. Regatta press center – IAA PortNews.