Appeal V. Y. Senatorov, the sailing community

Dear friends! Dear sailors! Today I will be 65. To this day, I want to announce that we’ve decided to run for President of the WFTU. On the sail I since 1975. He started in the yacht club of MSU in hlebnikovo, continued in “Spartacus”. Went on the dinghies, “the 1/4-ton truck”, and from 2004 my heart belongs to “Dragon”. Of these 16 years I half the time served as class officer IDA – International Dragon Association, four years as Read more

Yacht My Song: a billionaire sued

After more than a year after the death of the 130-foot (39.6 m) mega yacht My Song its former owner, the Italian billionaire pier Luigi loro Pian filed a lawsuit in a court in Milan, demanding compensation from the British transport company Peters & May. © The Times Recall, late in the evening of may 25 last year, beautiful boat, has received numerous prizes for its beauty and speed, fell during a heavy storm from the deck carrying his cargo Read more

Round the Island Race was also canceled

Today announced the cancellation of one of the most famous regattas in the UK – the Round the Island Race around the Isle of Wight (distance – 50 nautical miles). Initially the race, first held in 1931, was scheduled for may, but then it was postponed to September: the organisers of the Island Sailing Club had hoped that by this time will disappear most of the problems related to the coronavirus. Alas, not disappeared. And the race had to be Read more

Transit has become a lottery

Ended two races XXIV St. Petersburg sailing week. The first short race to Kronstadt, the second – long sea passage with a length of 50 nautical miles. At the start of the regatta there were about 30 teams, they compete in several classes: the scoring of ORC 1, ORC 2, class “L-6” and Chetvertichnykh (only first stage). Crews were in the race almost a day. The competition started with moderate winds of 8-9 knots, at night the wind dropped a Read more

7 stages for every taste!

Today starts the St. Petersburg sailing week. The regatta consists of over 300 nautical miles will continue in the Baltic to August 15. Saint-Petersburg sailing week is one of the oldest and largest competitions in Russia. The first regatta was held in 1898. In 1997 the St. Petersburg sailing Union has decided to revive the regatta. The yacht will compete in several classes: this is a yacht class “L-6”, a group of ORC 1, ORC 2 group, also in the Read more

Gone Russian yacht

According to emergency situations Ministry of Russia, 31 July 2020 in the waters of the Tatar Strait in the movement route from the village of white Salmon to the city of Sovetskaya Gavan gone sailing yacht “Lady” on Board, presumably, could be three. When a message arrives on the accident duty captain Maritime rescue coordination centre was held on notification of passing the area for passing ships search. Due to the severe stormy weather in this area the use of Read more

Birling and TUC will perform in SailGP

Next season in the racing series SailGP will attend a New Zealand team led by the famous Peter Burling and Blair Tucom. It would seem that the upcoming season for inseparable friends, Burling and Tuke (they perform together since 2006!) and so it will be swarnakamalam. In spring 2021 new Zealanders (including Peter Blair) will have to defend in Auckland, the America’s Cup, which they won in 2017 in Bermuda. And immediately after this, birling and Tuck will begin to Read more

Irina Gracheva: details of the first stage

Last night in the French port of Les Sables-d’olonne passed the finish of the first stage sailing race Les Sables – Les Açores en Baie de Morlaix. Russian yachtswoman Irina Gracheva acting in the proto division, made it to second place. At the start of the first stage became 72 athletes, among them 55 employees on production boats and 17 people on yachts are prototypes, including Irina. Race, as expected, was in a very weak, variable according to the wind Read more

The ryf Presidium approved the time, place and date of meeting and agenda election conference.

August 3 on the website of the all-Russian Sailing Federation, published the rules of the election conference. 31 June 2020 at the Presidium of the all-Russian sailing Federation took decisions on the organization and conduct of the election Conference which will take place on 1 October. Herewith the scanned copies of the nomination should be sent to the Executive Committee no later than August 20, 2020 year. And the originals of the protocols shall be submitted to the Executive Committee Read more

This fall, the Nord Stream Race will not take place

Organizers and partners of the popular offshore race of the Nord Stream Race decided to abandon it in the current year. It is caused primarily by concern about the health of athletes, visitors, spectators and staff of the clubs participating, as well as existing currently significant difficulties with crossing borders. Recall that the original 9th race the Nord Stream Race route Kiel – Copenhagen – Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg was to take place in June, but then it Read more