Burabay hosted international sailing regatta

30 July, 2018, 10:58 207
Burabay hosted international sailing regatta

20 people from Kazakhstani cities -Kokshetau, Petropavlovsk, Almaty region and a number of Russian regions – Moscow, Yaroslavl, Omsk and Yekaterinburg partook in the most beautiful competition.

Today, the two-day international sailing regatta Burabay-2018 is coming to an end. The yacht floated in the water area of Shchuchye Lake. The event is a part of the Rukhani Zhnagyru program and the Four Seasons project for the development of year-round tourism in the Akmola region, BNews.kz reports.

“The regatta is held in two directions - micro-class yachts and catamarans, each crew - 3-4 persons. This year’s judging staff is very strong (competitors are held for the 4th year in a row) Participants must overcome the distance length of 10 km. The best is determined by two criteria - speed and technique,”  head of the tourism department Daniyar Idiyatov of Akmola region informed.

Among the participants is a family from Shchuchinsk. The command "Gray neck" is headed by the candidate for the master of sports on a hang-glider Vladimir Ostankov, who participates in a vagrant regatta with his son and granddaughter.

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"This is our family hobby, all my children are sailing. Before it was my business, I drove the guests on tri-maras, this time the guys were invited to participate in. We agreed and do not regret: a big holiday turned out, the soul sings, " Ostankov shares with a smile.

The team "Thank you twice" came to Burabai from Yekaterinburg.

"We are constantly racing in regattas of different levels, a week ago we returned from the Russian championship, they did not miss a single Burbay regatta, this is the fourth one. Their predestination is probably the most beautiful resort on earth, the atmosphere of magic," member of the team "Thank you twice" Olga Shardakova noted.

Among the participants of the regatta - the pride of the residents of Akmola, the master of sports in kite surfing, the participant of the World Championship in Haikou (China) Alexander Parkhomenko. His team on a ship called "Love" showed aerobatics.

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As part of the opening ceremony, a traditional dedication to the yachtsmen took place. The guys in the striped vests and white "captains" swore allegiance to the sails. Already today, the winners will be announced. According to the organizers, next year at the resort of Burabay is planned to hold the World Cup stage.

Within the regatta, interesting tourist routes are organized, including historical sites. The program will be decorated with gatherings by the fire and the evening of the bardic song.

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