“Minus six masts and two rudders”

September 19, 2019       “Minus six masts and two rudders”       On the Lake Balaton (Hungary), the European Championship in the Flying Dutchman class continues, in which sailors from 17 countries take part. There were no races on Tuesday due to the lack of wind, and yesterday it was even in abundance. Here is what Boris Kuzminov, a participant in the regatta, wrote on his Facebook page (speaking with Yuri Firsov): “Day Three. Three races with wind up to 27 knots. Minus Read more

Thank you Togliatti!

September 19, 2019       Thank you Togliatti!       According to the VFPS press service, on Wednesday in Tolyatti, in the water area of ​​the Kuibyshev Reservoir, the medal races of the Russian Championship in Olympic yacht classes, which are qualifying for the national team, were held. The main competition of the country was attended by 187 sailors from 32 cities of Russia. The ten strongest in each class took part in the medal races according to the results of the previous days Read more

Passion around Endeavor

September 19, 2019       Passion around Endeavor       This year marks the 250th anniversary of the first meeting of Europeans and the indigenous people of New Zealand. As part of the celebrations of HMB Endeavor – more precisely, a replica of the famous sailing ship Captain Cook – is due to visit a number of New Zealand cities this fall. Only now, Endeavor suddenly found itself in the center of a scandal. This is what the website www.vesti.ru reports: “Endeavor did not Read more

With amazing constancy

September 20, 2019       With amazing constancy       Today, the final race of the European Championship in the Flying Dutchman class will be held on Lake Balaton. But the winners are already known – these are the Hungarians олabolz Maiteni and Andras Domokos. On Thursday at Balaton 3 races were held, and the Hungarian crew won two of them (in total Maitenia and Domokos had 4 first arrivals in 8 races held). Their success at the regatta is by no means a Read more

New IMOCA by Alex Thomson

September 20, 2019       New IMOCA by Alex Thomson The official presentation of the new HUGO BOSS IMOCA 60 class yacht took place in London on Thursday, from which the famous British yachtsman Alex Thomson will now perform. In 2013, Thomson, recall, became the third in the Vendée Globe round-the-world race, in 2017 – the second. Now his main goal is to win the famous circumnavigation in 2021 aboard the brand new HUGO BOSS. Well what can I say – really, Read more

High class

September 20, 2019       High class       This year, the Dragon class turns 90 years old. The story about the amazing "dragon" story is dedicated to the material that was published in the September issue of Yacht Russia magazine. © Elena Razina The history of the Dragon class began in 1928, when the co-owner of a small shipyard and already well-known designer Johan Anker decided to take part in the competition of the Gothenburg Royal Yacht Club. It was required to submit Read more

Championship is over

Yesterday       Championship is over The final, ninth race of the European Championship in the Flying Dutchman class was held on Friday at Lake Balaton. We have already said that the winners of the championship ahead of schedule, the day before the end of the regatta, were the Hungarians Shabolts Maiteniy and Andras Domokos. Now they are 6-time champions of the continent (and plus 13-time world champions). You also know that our Mikhail Senatorov and Sergey Borodinov won the Masters Trophy. Read more

In the finals – Australia and Japan

Yesterday       In the finals – Australia and Japan       Yesterday, the final – fifth – stage of the international sailing league – SailGP, started in Marseille, where, recall, teams from six countries are fighting on F50 high-speed catamarans. Three races took place on Friday. Two of them won the team of Japan, one – the Australians. Thus, both of them became unattainable for the rest of the crews by the sum of the points scored in all five stages, and if Read more

The championship is over

Friday on lake Balaton was carried out the final ninth race of the European championship in the class “flying Dutchman”. We have been told that the winners of the championship ahead of schedule, the day before the end of the regatta were the Hungarians Shabaz Mitani and Andras Domokos. Now they are 6 times Champions of the continent (plus the 13-time world Champions). You know that our Senators, Mikhail and Sergey Borodinov won the Masters Trophy. Again we congratulate them Read more

In the final – Australia and Japan

Yesterday in Marseille started the final fifth stage of the international sailing League – SailGP, where, recall, teams from six countries compete on the high-speed catamarans F50. On Friday held three races. Two of them were won by the Japanese team and one for the Australians. Thus, both those and others become unreachable for the rest of the crew by the sum of points scored on all five stages, and if you want a race that will be held today Read more