MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The team of the Nakhimov Naval School took part in the All-Russian competition in rowing on sea yachts
in the water area of the Grebnoy Canal. Competitions were held within the framework of the international boat regatta “Oars on the Water!”
The history of the boat regatta “Paddles on the water!” dates back to 1984. The Naval Department of the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute (VMK LKI) held its first rowing competition among 3rd year students
and participants of the institute’s boat trips. They have become traditional and have been constantly improved in all directions.
In 2002, the boat regatta of the St. Petersburg State Maritime Technical University (SPb GMTU) was given the status of an urban yacht rowing competition.
In 2005, the boat regatta was given international status, 62 teams took part in it, including 8 teams
from the near abroad.
In 2006, within the framework of the regatta program “Paddles on the water!” the “European Cup” was held.
In 2014, the boat regatta was given the status of an All-Russian competition in rowing on sea yachts. It was attended by 86 teams in 9 nominations.
Over the entire history of the boat regatta, more than 1330 teams took part in it, about 11000 people from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Finland, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and other countries.
This year the organizers of the water competitions were the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University and the Russian Federation of Maritime All-Around St. Petersburg. More than 60 teams from St. Petersburg and other regions have registered to participate in the regatta.
The team of the Nakhimov Naval School “Storm”
in the age category “junior boys” became the winner.
Team members: Kirill Sokolov, Viktor Charyshkin, Vladimir Kuznetsov, Valery Shamrai, Yaroslav Rodionov, Peter Sturov, Ivan Kolotev.
Team coach, additional education teacher Valery A. Kovyazin, team leader, instructor
on physical culture Andrey Mikhailovich Boyko.
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