The organizer of the Golden Globe Racе-2018/19 don McIntyre again prepares the sensation. 13 March in Amsterdam, which at that time will be a popular boat show, he will announce the holding of round-the-world racing yachts new class ClassMini 5.80.
McIntyre has clearly entered into the taste. In the midst of preparing for another Golden Globe Race: race around the world singles with no visits to the ports will start in September 2022, and now the 22 brave souls signed up to participate in it.
Plus under the same MacIntyre began work on the organization in 2023 Ocean Globe Race – a round the world race in honor of the 50th anniversary (1973) of the first Whitbread Round the World Race (in this race can participate yachts, built no later than 1988).
But McIntyre was not enough – primarily because he himself wants to participate in some distant adventure. And now, as you already know, on March 13 in Amsterdam, the Briton plans to announce the creation of a new class of yacht ClassMini 5.80 and a number of big races. Including Mini Globe round the world Race.
The first yacht of a new class is now building its developer is a Polish yachtsman Janusz Majerski. Boat tests should begin in June. Note that the design is simple and simultaneously reliable. According to MacIntyre, self build yacht will be about 500 hours.
Already in 2021 to ClassMini 5.80 will be held the transatlantic race, which starts in Portugal. Second the same the race will take place in 2023-m. And between them, in 2022 will be a race from Portugal to the Azores and back.
Finally, in October or November 2024 it will be time for Mini Globe round the world Race, which will depart from one of the European ports around the world – to the West, through the Panama canal and further along the route: Markizovy Islands – Tahiti – Tonga – Kupang (city in Indonesia, in West Timor) – Mauritius – Cape town – Cape Verde – and finish somewhere in Europe.
The entire route of this voyage will be divided into 6 stages with short – few days – stops for rest and repair. Approximate length of the race – 26400 miles. It is planned that it will be overcome for 400 days.
Well, now you know the first details. And if you want to learn about yachts ClassMini 5.80 new races and more, welcome to the site www.ClassMini580.com, which will start March 14 – the day after the presentation in Amsterdam.anothercircumnavigationmcintyre