Pallada sailing ship crew shows Medvedev how to tie nautical knots

Thursday, 07 July 2011 12:59

The crew of the Pallada frigate, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the fastest sailing ship in the world, showed President Dmitry Medvedev how to tie a nautical knot and take the helm.

On Friday, July 1, the Pallada will set forth from the port of Vladivostok on an international trans-Pacific expedition devoted to the 270th anniversary of Russian sailors' landing in America and the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight.

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