The crew of the trimaran “Russian Ocean Way” checked in with the Coastal center of the expedition on September 23 at 9 am local time. They continue to move along the coast of Portugal and plan to come to Lisbon tonight, according to the circumnavigators.
A thunderstorm front rained down the crew of five people last night, however, everything came off well. Eugene Kovalevskiy and Stanislav Berezkin said that it was possible to look through dolphins in the ocean waves.
The second western point of Europe after Cape Roca – Cabo Carvoeiro was got over by tramaran today. The average speed of the vessel is 4 knots.
Alexander and Dobrynya Kirikov and Alexey Balakin are new crew members, they will sail through with the crew to Tenerife. Alexander is 46 years old, he is a mountaineer, basejumper, rock-climber. He set off on a journey on a trimaran together with his 17-year-old son Dobrynya, who is currently finishing the 11th grade and is fond of rock-climbing. The Kirikov family originally hails from Tomsk.
Alexey Balakin is originally from the Vladimir region, namely from the city of Kovrov. Alexey is 48 years old, he is a mountaineer, traveler and businessman. The man has conquered 7 of the highest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest. Alexey is fulfilling his new cherished desire now – “Globe-trotting” on different types of transport, within the framework of which he decided to pass the stage on the ocean on a trimaran.
Eugene Kovalevskiy and Stanislav Berezkin report operational information to the Coastal Center of the expedition.