Putin: the regatta for training sailing boats in DFO will expand humanitarian contacts in the Asia Pacific region

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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s greeting to participants and guests of the International «SKF far East regatta for training sailing boats – 2018» expressed confidence that the event will contribute to the development of humanitarian contacts in the Asia-Pacific region, the corresponding telegram posted on the Kremlin website.

«I am confident that the regatta is a success, will contribute to the development of humanitarian contacts in the Asia-Pacific region and, of course, will be a memorable event for guests of the Eastern economic forum, which these days will also be held in Vladivostok», — wrote Putin.

The Russian leader expressed joy that the project has received wide support in Russia and abroad. He noted that the regatta unites people of different ages, who are devoted to «the chosen case and the Maritime fraternity.» According to Putin, the participants will be able to learn the secrets of the profession from experienced sailors and «discover their talents and the best human qualities» that are necessary at sea.

From 9 to 14 September will be held in Vladivostok, far Eastern regatta for training sailing boats-2018. It will involve six large educational sailing vessels «Nadezhda» and «Pallada» from Russia, the Kaiwo Maru and Ami from Japan, Koreana from South Korea and Bima Suci from Indonesia. They will join about 15 cruising yachts C and D from China, South Africa and Russia. A similar event will be held in the far East for the first time.

The regatta included in the sports programme of the fourth Eastern economic forum. The WEF will be held at the site of the far Eastern Federal University campus on the Russian island on September 11-13. MIA «Russia today» is the General information partner of the WEF.

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