Yesterday, around 14.00 suddenly flown heavy wind turned about two tens yachts participating in competitions on a cup of a name of P. P. Schmidt, passing in Nikolaev.
As the judge of competitions Sergey Shumilov told in telephone conversation to our correspondent, competitions took place at a standard Olympic distance. Races were carried out on the river the Southern Bug around regional Yachts - club. Competed both adult crews, and nurseries - from 8 to 15 years. Suddenly fallen heavy wind swept the competing yachts, about two tens from them turned over.
Fortunately, thanks to observance of security measures nobody suffered, to the yachtsmen who have appeared in water in due time gave help. To the coast they were delivered by the boats which were on duty by a row. Some yachts received damages - not so much because of elements, how many from - for "respectable" age: the majority of yachts participating in races still the Soviet construction.