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SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Saying Farewell to Russia and Racing to Bulgaria

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Saying Farewell to Russia and Racing to Bulgaria

Race Three of the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta got underway at 16:00 (local) today...

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Rewarding Teamwork and International Friendship

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Rewarding Teamwork and International Friendship

Today (Saturday 24 September), there was a welcome break from the stormy weather in Sochi – the third port of the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016. This gave cadets, trainees and crew members the chance to take part in the Crew Parade and then celebrate at the prestigious Prize Giving Ceremony, which included a visit from a very special guest. Which ships took home the prizes? Keep reading to find out…...

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Trainees, Cadets and Crew Members Shine

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: Trainees, Cadets and Crew Members Shine

The dramatic Russian storms haven’t held the trainees, cadets and crew members back in Sochi – the third port of the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016. Hugely popular city excursions and inter-ship sporting activities have been the main focus today (Friday 23 September) and yesterday (Thursday 22 September)....

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: An Emotional Entrance for Nadezhda

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Sochi: An Emotional Entrance for Nadezhda

Mid-afternoon today (Thursday) the final ship to arrive in Sochi made an amazing entrance. After travelling over 10,000 miles to join the SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016, her top foremast was damaged in a storm during Race Two. While the rest of the fleet arrived in port yesterday, Nadezhda, the three-masted Russian ship, went to a nearby port for inspection and repair....