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Adornate crossing the line at start of Race Two

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

September 21, 2016

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 Kruzenshtern (Russia), Khersones (Russia) and Nadezhda (Russia) all having to abandon racing for various reasons.

Photo: Adornate crossing the start line. 

About Sovcomflot


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.


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.

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