Rus News Journal

The international race on the sea, starting of Murmansk, proceeds

the yacht " Has had an accident; Peter I “ making the Arctic round-the-world expedition. The vessel has run into a diving ice floe and has hurt a steering. For carrying out of repair it was necessary to interrupt flight and urgently to come into port of Tiksi.

we Will remind, ’õņńģåķīā command left St.-Petersburg in June on purpose to put the World record: for the first time to pass Northern sea way on a sailing vessel without ice breakers. Expedition goes in a format of races. The yacht should cross all meridians along the Arctic coast of Russia, the USA and Canada. It is one of the most dangerous routes on a planet: not one expedition has got lost among ice silence. They have stopped off at Murmansk in July for 4 days.

On the same route the Norwegian trimaran " follows; AVM 755 “. From Murmansk and the international expedition on a line of Northern sea way started in two weeks after “ Peter I “. In crew in went travellers from Russia, Norway and Obedin e nnyh Arab Emirates. About want to set up a sports record , but the most important thing - to give an impulse to development of the international cooperation and and rkticheskogo tourism.

Before failure the Russian yacht changes have overtaken rivals for days. The urged stop of the yacht “ Peter I “ will give to Norwegians odds.