From 19 to 21 April the first stage of the sailing race of «ORYC cup» took place in Odesa. The competitions have lasted for 3 days in the Odesa bay. The organizer of the race is Odesa ferrying yacht club in collaboration with the Sailing Federation of the Odesa region, with the support of SE "Black sea yacht club".
The safety of the participants during the open races was ensured by the specialized rescue vessels and State Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) of the State Enterprise "Maritime Search and Rescue Service", which defined the racing area, as the one of high control.
It should be noted, that in State MRCC the 24/7 watch is kept only by highly qualified duty officers, who are always ready to receive and process the distress signal and plan a search a rescue operation in the SAR region of Ukraine.
To remind, one of the biggest sailing races at the Black sea takes part annually in the framework of collaboration between the organizers, Sailing Federation of the Odesa region and State Enterprise "Maritime Search and Rescue Service".