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SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Two Russian Wins in Historic Race

Posted on: 21.09.16

After a challenging race, final results of the historic first Tall Ships Race between two Russian ports (Novorossiysk and Sochi) have been confirmed, with Russian vessels winning both Classes.

Now that all the vessels are in the Port of Sochi and have submitted their declaration forms, the results on corrected time are as follows:

Class A

  1. Mir (Russia)
  2. Pogoria (Poland)
  3. Kaliakra (Bulgaria)
  4. Royal Helena (Bulgaria)

Class B/C/D

  1. Akela (Russia)
  2. Adornate (Romania)
  3. Viking (Russia)
  4. Super Good (Russia)

There were several retirements along the way, with Atyla (Vanuatu), Kruzenshtern (Russia), Khersones (Russia) and Nadezhda (Russia) all having to abandon racing for various reasons.

Picture: Adornate crossing the start line.

About Sovcomflot

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is one of the world’s leading shipping companies, specialising in the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied gas, as well as servicing offshore upstream oil and gas installations and equipment. The Group’s fleet comprises 148 vessels with a total deadweight of over 12.8 million tonnes. The company is registered in St. Petersburg with offices in Moscow, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, London, Limassol, and Dubai.

The Group offers a wide range of vessels in the market segments most demanded by major Russian oil and gas companies. With its own technical development and unique approach to advanced technologies, Sovcomflot has the ability to meet the most demanding customer requirements, providing effective transportation for oil and gas companies.

The Group is the title sponsor of SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016. Previously it was also the title sponsor of the similar event held in 2014, as well as a presenting partner of the Tall Ships Races 2009.