A higher status.

European Match Race Championship at the Hermitage


The wind, which reached 35 knots, added drama to the finale of the Sailsof the White Nights regatta. The races were held in historical centre of St.Petersburg on June 4-8. The Russian and French crews fought for the first place. In the end, the crew led by Vladimir Lipavsky succeeded in beating Pierre Kirogh's team . "Sails of White Nights" was held for the anniversary tenth time. This year, for the first time, the competition received the status of the European Championship.

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