11 Jun 2017
June 11, 2017

Ust-Luga Cup 2017

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Ust-Luga Cup 2017, being the greatest Baltic Sea professional trade sails regatta, salutes the sixth season. The very first races under “One sea, One trade, One destiny” motto took place in 2012 and were dedicated to 10th anniversary of Ust-Luga Marine Port founding.

During past years the regatta has made a huge step forward, transforming from a small corporate event into popular sails race with big number of Russian and foreign participants. The regatta is conducted with support of Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation and All-Russian Yachting Federation.
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The participants of “Ust-Luga Cup” regatta which (the regatta, i.e.) started five days ago in Tallinn, are facing the last leg today. Kotka-Kronstadt race promises to be demanding: according to the weather forecast, the downwind that has worked to the favour of yachtsmen in the last days, has changed to upwind from the East since morning. Closer to night the regatta’s fleet will enter the storm zone with the wind elevating up to 30-40 knots.
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International “Ust-Luga Cup” regatta has passed its middle-point. Third leg consisting of two races in the bay, was completed on Monday night in Helsinki. By this time both groups have gotten their leaders, though it’s too early to regard them as the regatta’s winners. Yachtsmen are facing two long races that could significantly affect teams’ positioning.
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12 Jun 2016
June 12, 2016

Two legs are completed

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It was close to 9 pm on Sunday, June 12 that Tallinn-Helsinki race finished in the capital of Finland. Group I leaders made 45 miles in little more than 8 hours, Group II finished couple of hours later.
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The anniversary regatta’s first stage races have completed in Tallinn. The day was intense and emotional. The teams got first points, groups leaders declared their ambitions loudly.
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Все, кому интересен парусный спорт, тактика офшорных гонок, хитрости навигации в северной Балтике, имеют возможность следить за ходом регаты «Кубка Усть-Луги» в режиме online. Все яхты-участницы соревнований оборудованы приборами спутниковой трекинговой системы Yellow Bricks, позволяющей наблюдать за перемещением лодок по дистанции. read more →

PRESS RELEASE
The Fifth Anniversary International Baltic “Ust-Luga Cup” regatta starts on June 11 in Tallinn (Estonia). New, eastern part of Baltic Sea racing route is awaiting the regatta participants this season. Besides Tallinn, the yachtsmen will visit Helsinki and Kotka – great ports located on Finnish Bay. The final race Kotka-Kronstadt is scheduled for June 15. The regatta will be completed by traditional Sails Parade on the Neva River in the centre of St.Petersburg.
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Every year “Ust-Luga Cup” regatta completes with the awardees and winners’ Award Ceremony. Not only yachtsmen but a great number of guests take part in this colourful event which is held as a friendly evening accompanied by an interesting music programme.
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26 Apr 2016
April 26, 2016

Boskalis company in Ust-Luga Cup

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New teams will join the ranks of anniversary Ust-Luga Cup regatta participants. Among them is the one of international Dutch company Boskalis, a leading global service provider in dredging industry, offshore energy and construction of inland infrastructure.

Boskalis (Bos & Kalis) was founded in 1910. Originally starting with dredging, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. – that’s the present name of the company – became not only a leading expert in industry, but significantly expanded it’s business throughout more than centennial history. Being the owners of the largest dredging fleet, nowadays the company is engaged in constructing and maintaining maritime infrastructure in different countries worldwide. Boskalis offers services in offshore energy, terminals maintenance, as well as towage and salvage.
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29 Mar 2016
March 29, 2016

Dutch shipbuilders at the regatta start

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Among those who will sail in “Ust-Luga Cup” in 2016 for the first time, two teams from the Netherlands are of particular interest. Today we introduce one of them, Dutch shipbuilding company Damen which holds one of the leading positions in its industry.
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