Leaders – leapfrog

The sixth day is ongoing 3600-mile race Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’olonne, and the fight at a distance is truly exciting. Already passed most of the race, and the so-called “beacon of UNESCO” (set to the North-West of Iceland at the intersection with the 60th parallel, where the participants had to turn South to the Azores) were left far behind. But the advanced group of riders is still very tight, and the leaders are replaced, sometimes several times a day. Now – Read more

Ahead – Jeremy Beiu

Yesterday Ahead – Jeremy Beiu In the 3600-mile Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne race, which started from Le Sables-d'Olonne (France) last Saturday, Jeremy Beiu leads the Charal. Recall that in this race, which qualifies for participation in the round-the-world Vendée Globe (start scheduled for November 8), 20 riders in IMOCA 60 class boats participate. True, only four skippers need to confirm their qualifications when they reach the finish line, and one more must be overcome at least 2,000 miles. The rest decided Read more

Ahead Of Geremi Bau

3,600-mile race Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’olonne, which started from Les Sables-d’olonne (France) last Saturday, leads Jeremy Bau on Charal. Recall that in this race, which is qualifying for participation in round-the-world Vendée Globe (start is scheduled for November 8), you have 20 racers on the boats of the IMOCA 60 class. However, to prove their skills, reaching the finish, you need only four skippers and one must overcome not less than 2000 miles. Others decided to go to the start in Read more

Across the Atlantic – with one hand!

Last Saturday to the pier near his home in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry landed 64-year-old Harry Crothers on the boat Kind of Blue. © Derry Journal Arrival Crothers became quiet Londonderry a real event: the last couple of miles along the river Foyle he was accompanied by honorary escort of friends and admirers, and on the Wharf, among others, met the Deputy mayor, then in his welcoming speech noted that the achievement of Mr. Crothers will be proud Read more

The winner of the first stage – Alexey Gerasimov

Yesterday The winner of the first stage – Alexey Gerasimov According to rusyf.ru, on July 3-4, the 1st stage of the national championship of the VFPS on interactive sailing (eSailing) 2020 took place. 55 athletes from 15 regions of the Russian Federation declared for participation in the regatta. Participants were divided by draw into 3 groups, after 6 qualifying races, the top 20 went to the gold fleet, the next 20 to the silver, the remaining participants in the regatta Read more

Crystal Cup – by Alexander Kravchenko

Today Crystal Cup – by Alexander Kravchenko According to the website of the Finn class Russian Association, the Crystal Cup of the Moscow Class Association ended with the victory of Alexander Kravchenko. The traditional annual competitions of the Finn class Moscow Association – the open Crystal Cup – took place on July 4-5 in difficult wind conditions. 19 athletes from Moscow, the Moscow region, Novosibirsk and Sakhalin took part in the regatta. Due to the weak wind, the organizers managed Read more

The winner of the first stage – Alexey Gerasimov

As reported rusyf.ru 3-4 July took place the 1st stage of the national championship of the WFTU for interactive sailing (eSailing) 2020. To participate in the regatta showed up 55 athletes from 15 regions of the Russian Federation. The participants were divided by draw into 3 groups after 6 qualifying races, the top 20 came in the gold fleet, the next 20 in silver, the rest of the regatta participants could continue to race in the bronze fleet (racing bronze Read more

“The crystal Cup” – Alexander Kravchenko

According to the website of the Russian Association of a class “the Finn”, the “Crystal Cup” Moscow Association class ended with the victory of Alexander Kravchenko. Traditional annual competition of the Moscow Association of a class “Finn” – open “Crystal Cup” – held July 4-5 in difficult wind conditions. In the regatta was attended by 19 athletes from Moscow, Moscow region, Novosibirsk and Sakhalin. In connection with weak winds, the organizers managed to hold only 2 races. He won a Read more

The bright memory of a wonderful person

Third July at the age of 80 years passed away our friend and colleague, yacht captain Anatoly Bolshakov. His whole life from a young age – wherever he was – was inextricably linked to sailing. After moving to Moscow in the late 60-ies, he began to participate in competitions for the club “Spartak” and quickly achieved results: in the early ‘ 70s, Anatoly became the master of sports of the USSR. In the seventies he and his family moved to Read more