In Petrozavodsk launched the boat "Yakutsk". This is an exact replica of the boat that participated in the famous great Northern expedition of Vitus Bering.
Sail Dubel-boat "Yakutsk" goes to his 1st voyage. It just built on the Petrozavodsk shipyard "Varyag". Go sea trials, the team checks the equipment, stability and the running ability of the "Yakutsk".
In the XVIII century it was one of the most common ships of the Russian Navy. Such went on major rivers and along the coast of the sea. 16 oars on the sides, in the center of the 2 masts with 5 sails at the stern, the impressive size of the tiller. On the deck pretty closely, but Dubel-boat was conceived not as a pleasure, but as a military ship. Yakutsk is also a part of the heroic history. In 1735, the ship participated in the great Northern expedition of Vitus Bering, and now recreated with historical accuracy.
In close quarters the captain Vasily Pronchishchev and Navigator Semyon Chelyuskin drew the 1st map of the river Lena. Let me remind you about this expedition of the new Russian film. For her shooting and has built a replica of the ship. And after "Yakutsk" waiting in Yakutia, it will make their first open cadets of the naval club.
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