In Odessa, the winners of the yacht regatta were awarded the Ivan Kulibaba Cup

19 Oct 2020 ID:7894 Переглядів:31,368

On October 19, in the city of Odessa on the territory of the Naval Lyceum named after Vice Admiral Volodymyr Bezkorovainy, the winners of the sailing regatta of cruising yachts were awarded the cup of the World War II veteran and retired marine colonel Ivan Kulibaisky. Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa. The first two places were taken by the teams of the Naval Lyceum, and the third place was won by the team of the Institute of the Navy of OU “OMA”.
According to the head of the national fleet, this event is a continuation of the traditions that existed in the Navy long before the annexation of Crimea, where the national navy had several teams of yachtsmen. This year, thanks to the support of the Black Sea Yacht Club and the Sailing Federation of Odessa region, the Navy had the opportunity to hold the first cadet regatta in the history of the Ukrainian fleet, which was attended by 6 teams of lyceum students and cadets of the Navy.
– Yacht sport gives men and women the opportunity to understand whether they can be in the sea, to feel it, to understand whether they see their lives near the sea. Therefore, in almost all naval educational institutions in the world, one of the first activities related to maritime training is to acquaint cadets with spruce and yachting, – said the head of the national Navy. – The main thing is that all of you present have the opportunity to get acquainted with this wonderful sport, feel like a real sailor, feel the wind, the wave and, most importantly – feel the shoulder of a friend, because in the sea one person can not work, she must be in a team , in the crew, so it is very useful in the training of future officers to engage in yachting, – he said.
Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa thanked the representative of the yacht club who gave the opportunity to organize and hold the competition and stressed that the Ukrainian Navy will support yachting in Odessa in the future. On behalf of the naval staff, Mr. Albert Kabakov was awarded a diploma for great assistance in organizing and winning regattas among the participating teams from among the lyceum students and cadets of the Navy Institute.

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