In honor of the 300th anniversary of Yekaterinburg, a group of enthusiasts will travel around the world
ocean yacht. This was reported on the Yekaterinburg.rf portal.
The head of the city, Alexei Orlov, took part in a briefing to discuss the concept of the project, within which several enthusiasts will go on a long voyage. They will move on a ship made at the Uralkhimmash plant from high-strength aviation titanium.
It is noted that it will take at least six months to agree on a multi-day route, to form the final crew and equipment of the ship for a long journey.
According to Orlov, the main goal of traveling around the globe is to popularize Yekaterinburg as a world industrial, cultural, sports and financial center.
Celebration of the 300th anniversary is planned for 2023.
< p> Earlier in November, it was reported that the Klochkov family from Novosibirsk went on a voyage around the world seven years ago. They spent the money saved up for an apartment on a yacht, and then decided to go to sea for an indefinite period. So, travelers passed the ocean pole of inaccessibility – Point Nemo, then Cape Horn – the most dangerous place in the ocean, as well as many other places.