Over the weekend, the
SPPS life in the last couple of years has come to a deep deadlock from which no meaningful way out could be seen. The management - as we have already written about - has been in squabbles, squabbles and has completely lost both the reins of management and the trust of yachtsmen, many of whom have sincerely ceased to understand why they pay dues. A public union of yachtsmen in one form or another is a necessary thing. Under the current law any interaction (!) between the authorities and sportsmen may take place only through a public organization created by the latter. That's what national federations of sports exist for, as the highest level of such interaction. The people of St. Petersburg need their own union because St. Petersburg is a separate subject of the Federation, and the SPPS is essentially the analogue of regional sailing federations.
Thus the last conference was an attempt to overcome this deadlock. Among the contenders for the highest office - president of SPPS were two men: Vladimir Loginov, director of Altair company and
Initially it seemed that the advantage is on the side of Vladimir Loginov.
«However, the number and influence of» centrists was insufficient to completely tilt the audience in favor of Vladimir Ilyich. And his main weakness was the fact that in the summary of his activities as president and
Perhaps this was the decisive argument in favor of Sergey Alekseev, whose well-thought-out and structured program, taking the SPSU to a new level of interaction both with the yachtsmen and the city authorities, was clearly sympathetic to the audience. It is also possible that people were simply tired of the old names, talk and inaction.
The opposition has come to power and the revolution has taken place. What will come out of this, we hope to find out soon.