The fleet remain split into three groups in the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta Race Three. Adornate
(Romania) has done well overnight with the southern strategy and is now
heading NW in order to try to consolidate her advantage. But with the
wind expected to fill in from north, the northerly group are expected to
do well doing the course of the day.
With slow progress the race
committee are considering whether to bring the time limit forward to
sometime tomorrow in order that all vessels can arrive into Varna in
time for the event.
Placings as at the 0500 UTC communications schedule.
With the fleet following very different strategies, the on-board tracking system, YB,
makes very interesting viewing. You can track the ships using on your
mobile, tablet or computer to watch their progress, with live updates
every 15 minutes.
Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is one of the world’ 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’ 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