Completed “Cup Of Crimea”

Igor Petrov on his page in “Facebook” reported about the results of the all-Russian sailing regatta of cruiser yachts “Cup of Crimea – 2019”. Test group, ORC: 3rd place – yacht “Calypso” – captain Hafiz Ilya, the city of Gelendzhik, Anapa; 2nd place – yacht “Alexandra” – captain Olga Malysheva, Moscow Sevastopol; 1st place – yacht “Aya” – captain Valery Zubkov, the city of Sevastopol Vladimir. record group 5: 3rd place – yacht “Sunny Paradise” – captain Maxim Timofeev, the Read more

They have. And we…

Anton Timakov wrote on his Facebook page extremely interesting – and important – note. What? This is read – learn! Reprint it completely. Small post (or large, still do not know) how to close/open the border in Italy. I think those who have experienced this in Russia, will be a little interesting. Just note – I did not do it once and not in one place (if suddenly someone will say – Oh, just lucky. Go to the Marina. Immediately Read more

First to the finish line in Copenhagen

Starting in Kiel, the five teams participating in the regatta Nord Stream Race offshore 2019 passed the first transition and finished in Copenhagen. © Andrey Sheremetev The best were representatives of the Royal Danish yacht club, the Russian team “Leviathan” finished second in third place the Royal Swedish yacht club, fourth were the Finns of the Yacht club of the åland Islands and the last – the representatives of Germany of the North German racing Union. The results in the Read more

The third time it worked!

In new York (and if it does exactly what Bay upper Bay at the mouth of the Hudson river) held the third stage of the international sailing series – SailGP, the initiators of which are the owner of Oracle Team USA, Larry Ellison and five-time winner of the America’s Cup Russell Coutts. Recall that race are the fastest ships in the world sails a 50-foot winged catamarans class F50. In this competition, the debut of the year involved 6 teams Read more

The gold was so close…

Victory international crew of Provezza under the Turkish flag ended the second phase of the 52SuperSeries Royal Cup, which was hosted by the Spanish Cadiz. By results of competitions the team of the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg – “Battleship” – won a bronze medal. For the Russian team medal 52SuperSeries prestigious Royal Cup is the third award won in class ТР52. Previously, it was two silver individual phases in 2016 and 2017. This season, after the fifth result in the Read more

New kite speed record

June 21, 2019       New kite speed record       American kiteboarder Rob Douglas set a new world record: on the beach of the French town of La Palm, he overcame the dimensional nautical mile at an average speed of 39.04 knots (72.30 kilometers per hour). Tramontana (cold north and north-east wind) blew during the record-breaking race, which took place in the framework of the Prince of Speed ​​tournament, at a speed of 30 to 45 knots. The previous record – 35.78 knots Read more

No trifles!

June 21, 2019       No trifles!       Irina Gracheva – about the 34th Mini-Fastnet race, in which she paired with Konstantin Grenada-team took 19th place out of 57th in the serial fleet and 36th out of 79th in the overall standings: To be honest, a great photo from Simon Jourdan, taken during the prologue race, fully reflects our condition during the Mini Fastnet race. The average spinnaker, which we put on the photo, was torn during the prologue and sealed just before Read more

Ahead – the last race

June 21, 2019       Ahead – the last race       In Porto Cervo, Sardinia, the World Star class yacht class is coming to an end. 63 crews from 18 countries take part in the regatta. After five races, the American team Danilu is in the lead with Oji Diaz / Henri Bonning – and this is a definite surprise. Diaz, of course, is a man in sail known, at one time he became a world champion in both Snape and Zvezdniy, but Read more

"Battleship" in the lead!

June 21, 2019       "Battleship" in the lead!       On Friday, June 21, on the penultimate day of the 52SuperSeries Royal Cup competition in Cadiz, the crew of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club again climbed to the first line of the stage offset. But before the decisive day of competition, the advantage of the team under the Russian flag is minimal. After a conservative, if not unsuccessful, start in the middle of the line “Battleship” was bending over the last but one. Read more

That's what the president said

Yesterday       That's what the president said       On June 10, we published an open letter to over 300 Finn Masters riders to World Sailing President Kim Andersen. Now the website of the All-Russian Union of Federal Service of Federal Service published the answer of Andersen in translation, as well as remarks of a member of the Council of WS Oleg Ilin. We decided to reprint these documents. Dear class veterans Finn! Thank you very much for your open letter, expressing your Read more