Before the race, the MINI TRANSAT 2019 less than two months. Completes extensive training of individuals for this event the race Transgascogne 6.50. Among other in it and started our Irina Gracheva.
According to the page Irina Gracheva Racing Mini-Transat 2019, the start was given yesterday, July 31, from Les Sables-d’olonne (the fact that this port starts and finishes of round the world competition single Vendée Globe), the participants will cross the Bay of Biscay and make a stop in Spanish Laredo (what on earth is the proud Basque) and from there will be released on the 2nd stage back to the starting point.
The Navy is simultaneously the single and double-handed. Participants from 10 different countries (Australia, UK, Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, Russia, Germany, Belgium and Estonia), including all of the current leaders in the annual rating class, which is a beautiful match guaranteed.
Irina, having fellowship with friends and family during a trip in his native Saint Petersburg, is in the Transgascogne 6.50 one to once again test himself and materiel.
The race in detail:
Year established: 1988
Organizer: Les Sables d’olonne Vendée Course au Large
Race Director: Denis HUGUES
Web site: http://transgascogne650.com/
The maximum number of participants: 75
Category class: B
International category: 2
Distance: 580 miles
PS At 15.00 Moscow time on Thursday the yacht Gracheva was 21st in the fleet of 47 ships (serial boats, solo), trailing the leader by 24.9 nautical miles.