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In 1993 for the first time in history a professional team and ocean racing yacht from Ukraine entered the most prestigious Whitbread Round the World Race and it was “Hetman Sahaidachny” with Eugene Platon as Skipper, Navigator and Project manager.
Eugene Platon is a world famous sailboat racer and still very active in the sport.
Boatman 10:13, 25 April 2006 (UTC)
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- Eugene Platon Евгений Платон
- The Russian Project for the Volvo Ocean Race(VOR), Video (please, wait 1 minute)
- Business, The Russian Project for VOR
- E. Platon's book "The Russians are coming" (in Russian)
- E. Platon's book “Formula 1 of the Oceans” (in Russian)
- E. Platon's book “Skipper’s Notes” (in Russian) (PDF format)
- Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
- The Volvo Ocean Race Overview, Marketing, History (PDF format)