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The annual traditional, 35th jubilee, rowing and sailing cruise along the Volga on naval yachts of the YAL-6 type along the Saratov-Marks-Saratov route has come to an end.

Participants of the campaign – 27 pupils of the military-patriotic club DOSAAF “Young sailor” under the guidance of an experienced trainer-teacher Vladimir Usov

Saratov United Technical School No. 2 of the Defense Society. The trip was timed to coincide with the Day of the Russian Navy, which will be celebrated this year on 25 July.

The main goal of the campaign is to attract the attention of young people to the problems of the ecology of the region, promote a healthy lifestyle, study the nature of their native land, popularize the youth movement and preserve the traditions of DOSAAF.

The training program for young sailors included: rigging and practical management of a yacht under sail. Also, the guys mastered the technique of rowing on yachts, controlling sailing equipment, knitting sea knots, learned to provide first aid.

At the places of parking, the participants of the campaign cleared the territory of the accumulated debris.

Classes on studying, assessing and improving the environment and sports training were held with young sailors. The guys actively participated in competitions in football, football on water, rugby, volleyball, badminton, pioneerball, Russian bast shoes.

During the entire route, the expedition was accompanied by a boat from the State Inspection for Small Vessels of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia.

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