The wind was enough for one race

On the last day of the pre-Olympic test competitions held in Enoshima (Japan), it was planned to hold the medal races in five disciplines. But, alas, the wind was only enough for one of them. This medal race – 470 women and won her French crew Alois Return/ Camille of Lecointre. They, I must say, were a leader before a crucial start. So no sensations. https://tokyo2020.org/en/special/readysteadytokyo/sailing/data/Women’s_Two_Person_Dinghy-470_for_Medal_Race_as_of_22_AUG_at_1701.pdf In other classes, as already mentioned, the medal race was cancelled due to lack Read more

Could be worse

Here’s a cautionary tale that is now told popular sailing online edition www.sailingscuttlebutt.com: It was the morning of August 19 in the American city of Port Clinton, in Ohio. This town, which is important, located on the shores of the famous lake Erie. Yesterday was a storm with strong gusts of wind, but now the weather was wonderful and the fishermen on Board the schooner Waterfox was looking forward to a excellent catch. Came out of the Bay, has passed Read more

The boat is a pity. The barrel also

You probably remember the story about how at the end of September last year, the strongest storm damaged yacht party Golden Globe Race of Gregor Makhalina, and the Irishman had to be evacuated. Now, a good 11 months, his yacht the Biscay 36 Hanley Energy Endurance – traveled in the Indian ocean, sending signals to the satellite tracker. Was 1,200 miles West of Australia, then turned North-West, go West… And now the signal is gone. Whether completely out of order Read more

Tomorrow’s medal race

In the yachting centre on the Japanese island of Enoshima, where in 2020 will host the sailing regatta of the Tokyo Games, continue the test pre-Olympic competitions in which take part many of the strongest yachtsmen of the world. Interchange is getting closer: tomorrow, Wednesday, will be the medal race in five disciplines – 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and RS:X men and women. The Russians presented in the last two, so with a sailing Board and begin. RS:X women. According Read more

The moment of truth

Today will be known the names of the winners of the championship of Saint-Petersburg and the “Optimists of the Northern capital”. © Elena Razina The program of the fourth day of the championship of Saint-Petersburg was intense. The organizers had not only to spend a race day in all declared classes, but also to complete the qualification among the “Optimists” and to divide riders into “gold” and “silver” fleet. With the task of the judge handled it brilliantly. Helped them Read more

Left fifth

Stefania Elfwina retained 5th place after the medal race in the class RS:X on the appropriate to end Enoshima (Japan) pre-Olympic test events. In the medal race Elfwina finished only 9th and scored a total of 74 points. The winner of the pre-Olympic tournament was the Chinese Liu Junsu: 4th place in the medal race she was more than enough to retain first place in the table. Liu UNSW 53 points, 5 less than the Olympic champion Rio charline Picon Read more

dress rehearsal

August 18, 2019       dress rehearsal       The pre-Olympic regatta race began in Japanese Enoshima. Russian athletes perform in six disciplines. The results for August 18 are as follows: 470 (men) – Pavel Sozykin and Denis Gribanov after three races take the ninth place (out of 22 crews). 470 (girls) – Angelica Chernyakhovskaya and Alisa Kirilyuk after 18 races take 18th place (out of 20 crews). Laser Radial – Ekaterina Zyuzina after three races takes 24th place (out of 27 athletes). Laser Read more

League winners

August 18, 2019       League winners       The final of the SCL (Sailing Champions League) in St. Moritz ended. The first, second and third places were respectively taken by the RSYS (Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron), NRV (Norddeutscher Regatta Verein) and KBL (Kaløvig Bådelaug) teams. The best of the Russian teams – Pirogovo – in eighth place, LEV (Leviathan Sailing Team) – in 17th, the team of the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg – in 19th. 70 August 18, 2019 # 9383                                                      Read more

“With such conditions ever”

In the material distributed today by the press service of the WFTU, head coach of Russia Natalia Ivanova talks about the challenges facing the Russian delegation in Enoshima (Japan): In the preOlympic week we feature eight athletes. Plus there is training Eugene Aivazian (RS:X), and the beginning of Ivanov. – The weather is very hot, with high humidity – an incredibly harsh conditions, both physically and functionally. So no one from our team ever faced. Until now the hottest event Read more

To fend off their pursuers!

The five disciplines in which today Enoshima (Japan) held a medal race, we have already announced. Now let’s talk about five other disciplines in which today concluded the final race. Let’s start with the class 470 (men), where are the Paul Sozykin and Denis Gribanov. After ten races, they are still occupying 5-th place, and are unlikely to be able to rise above: the Americans Stuart Mackney/ David Hughes, coming fourth, they are separated by a real chasm with 19 Read more