A Lesson of American Diplomacy for “Carabela” MembersУрок американской дипломатии для каравелльцев

An important event for our squadron happened on the 29th of April, 2011. A delegation of 6 people took part in the “young Diplomat” project. The program was held by the USA Consulate General in Ekaterinburg, its aim is to show the principles of diplomats’ and organization’s work to the participants. Our delegation consisted of…

«Каждый день хоть щепочку, да наклею…»

Sorry, this entry is only available in Russian. Когда я пришёл в отряд осенью 1989 года, меня всегда останавливал «Музей», который находился перед входом в знамённую комнату, где обитала вахта и выпускалась стенгазета. В музее были собраны разные морские реликвии, модели парусных судов и тикал настоящий корабельный хронометр. В центре музея красовалась огромная модель шлюпа…

Everything is so fast-fast-fastEverything is so fast-fast-fast

English pages in the workbook, one more flag at the mast, the schedule in two languages, Russian-German phrase books everywhere – all this has become an integral part of the “Orange Summer-2011”, due to the exchange program “Intercultural Dialogue”. The German delegation consisting of 16 residents of Berlin, Schpola, Göttingen, Bremen, Kandel, Braunschweig and Münster…

Safety rules at the fencing lessonsПравила техники безопасности на занятиях по фехтованию

Safety rules at the fencing lessons color/rus. 1. It is prohibited to take the sport weapon without permission of an instructor. 2. It is prohibited to fight with a person without a fencing mask, a sport jacket, special trousers and a glove. Also it is prohibited to direct a weapon to a person outside a fencing…

Useful Files for a Fencer and a RefereeФайлы, полезные для фехтовальщика и судьи

Here you will find PDF files (now they are corrected and are made better) which will be of great use for organizations that hold fencing tournaments and for beginning fencers. For many years in the squadron the tournament tables were created manually, by making an appropriate WORD file. Then we got copies of official tables,…

“A Drummer’s Memories” in a film«Воспоминания барабанщика» в фильме

Going to “Orlyonok” is a dream of any “Carabela” member. Even if you have been there, you look forward to meeting with this wonderful land of childhood, located on the Black Sea anyway. A long-term friendship connects the squadron and the All-Russia children centre “Orlyonok”. “Shtormovoy”, “Stremitelniy”, “Zvezdniy” – each word hides the joy of…

A Story about the Squadron’s Ship Bell and the Supercrafty CoupleИстория об отрядной рынде и суперковарной парочке

In 2011 the “Carabela” squadron will be 50. We have started to get prepared for this significant event since 2009. We sort the photos, reread log-books of the previous years and the texts of the squadron’s wall newspapers. We find interesting materials, which we want to share with you, our faithful reader. On the 30th…

History of Fleet at “Carabela” SquadronИстория флота в отряде «Каравелла»

We have lessons on the History of Fleet in our squadron. What kind of classes are they? To my mind, these two words speak for themselves: history is history, and fleet is fleet even in Africa. Well, now jokes aside. Speaking seriously, we carry out classes on the History of Fleet for senior children of…

«FIGA» or Historical Heroic Artistic FilmsФильмы Исторические Героические Артистические

The acronym “FIGA” in Russian stands for “Films Historical Heroic Artistic”. The film studio with such an exotic name has been working in the squadron since 1964. Sometimes this acronym was interpreted as an answer to numerous skeptics, who said “You won’t be able to do anything!” (Note: in colloquial Russian FIGA means that you…