JSC Aviasalon, operator of the 12th International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on Hydroaviation, has announced that within the framework of Hydroaviasalon-2018 competitions of the Youth Division of the National Sailing League will be held.
“We are glad to host such a prestigious competition as the Youth Division of the Russian National Sailing League during Hydroaviasalon in Gelendzhik. It is an important part of the event to provide vocational guidance to young people and involve them in high-tech engineering. We consider the young sailor competition as an opportunity to involve the younger generation into seamanship, attract them and give them the opportunity to witness an exciting race”, Aleksander Levin, CEO of Aviasalon, said.
Over 20 best young yachtsmen of the region will sail the Optimist dinghies, the world’s most popular class.
The competition will be supported by United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). “The Youth Stage of the National Sailing League is a special event that we prepare with great care. The young yachtsmen are the future of Russian shipbuilding, that is why it is very important to instill the glorious maritime traditions of our great country from childhood. This is precisely what we see as our mission while supporting the National Sailing League”, Aleksey Rakhmanov, President of USC, said.
The young yachtsman competitions will be held on September 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a break for Hydroaviasalon flight program.
Russian National Sailing Leagueis the largest project of Russian Yachting Federation aimed to promote yachting and to support its development, growing and audience appeal. The project was founded in 2015, and has been developing thanks to the long-term support from USC. Over the years of its existence, the National Sailing League has had more than 20 stages with about 300 best Russian yachtsmen having participated in it. In 2018, the Youth Division became a new part of the National Sailing League. About 50 children from sailing schools based in competition- hosting regions have taken part in it.
The 12th International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on Hydroaviation HYDROAVIASALON-2018 will be held on September 13-16, 2018 in Krasnodar Region at the premises of Gelendzhik Hydroaviation Test Base of Beriev Aircraft Public Joint Stock Company. The event is organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and operated by Aviasalon JSC.