The sportsmen of JSC “Admiralty Shipyards” led by chief ship builder, captain Andrey Zyryanov, have won recognition of Saint-Petersburg sailing society. The crew of yacht “Neptun” became the prize-winner of prestigious award “Yachtsman of the Year” as well as won the award “Team of the Year”.
The jury emphasized the dedicated long-standing team involvement as well as the victories of the team during the last season, including the following: a bronze medal of Russian Championship and a gold medal of Saint-Petersburg Championship.
The yacht “Neptun” belongs to class L-6, the crew consists of the employees of oldest shipbuilding enterprise of the city. The extensive repair of the vessel was completed this year, during which were replaced decking and cladding of the yacht.
In 2022 yacht “Neptun” shall celebrate 55th anniversary after its construction. In the course of these years the crew takes active part both in Russian and international competitions, including the following: race “100 Miles Cup”, championship of Saint-Petersburg and sailing week of Saint-Petersburg, festival “Cup of Five Ports”, “Baltic Sea Cup.