Guichard once again sets off for Jules Verne's Trophy!

Yesterday       Guichard once again sets off for Jules Verne's Trophy!       The upcoming night, the 40-meter Spindrift 2 maxi trimaran led by skipper Yann Guichard will take off from the famous Créac'h lighthouse on the island of Wessan (this is the westernmost point of the French metropolis) – and go on a world race of 21,600 nautical miles.

Jouillon set off again for a record

Today       Jouillon set off again for a record       The famous French skipper Francis Gouillon does not sit still. More recently, on November 8, he set a world record by going on the IDEC SPORT maxi-trimaran from Port Louis in Brittany to another Port Louis, on the island of Mauritius. And now he again set off on a long journey. This time, the target of Zhuillon is Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city, to which 4000 miles. Trimaran will have Read more

Guyon again went for the record

The famous French skipper Francis Guiana can not sit still. Most recently, on 8 November, it set a world record, going Maxi-trimaran IDEC SPORT from Port-Louis in Brittany to the other Port Louis, Mauritius. And now again went on a long journey. This time the purpose of Guiana – Ho Chi Minh city, the largest city of Vietnam, which is 4000 miles. The trimaran will, after leaving Mauritius (it happened today, in 8 hours 49 minutes 59 seconds Moscow time), Read more

And again about the rotors

Yesterday       And again about the rotors       The Finnish technology company Norsepower, which designs and installs Fletner rotors on ships, has confirmed more than 8 percent fuel savings from testing its products aboard Maersk Pelican Maersk Tankers. Rotary sails are a modern version of Flettner's rotors, rotating cylinders that use the Magnus effect to help propel the ship and increase fuel economy using wind power. In August 2018, two 30-meter rotors were installed on board the Maersk Pelican, which travels in Read more

And again on the rotors

Finnish technology company Norsepower, developing and installing the rotors of Platner on ships, confirmed fuel savings of more than 8 percent as a result of tests of their products on Board the tanker Maersk Pelican company Maersk Tankers. Rotary sails are a modern version of the Flettner rotors, rotating cylinders that use the Magnus effect to using wind power to help the movement of the ship and increase fuel economy. In August 2018 aboard Maersk Pelican,which comes in a variety Read more

Sail again in the Universiade program

Yesterday       Sail again in the Universiade program       The 30th Summer Universiade started in Italy in the city of Naples, the site www.parusniy-sport.org reports. After a break of 8 years, sailing was again included by the organizers of the competition in the program. The host country determines which 2 sports, in addition to the mandatory ones, to include in the competition program, and Italy has chosen sailing, among others. This time Italian colleagues decided to define the format of sailing competitions Read more

Sail again in the program of the Universiade

In Italy, in Naples kicked off the 30th summer world University games, the website www.parusniy-sport.org. After a break of 8 years sailing was again included by the organizers in the program. The host country determines which 2 kinds of sport apart from the compulsory inclusion in the programme of the competition, and Italy was chosen among other sailing. Italian colleagues decided to determine the format of sailing competitions in races with a change of crew on the keel boats RS21 Read more

And again Mark and Suzy

Today       And again Mark and Suzy       We again have a reason to "stick" at the blue screens of yellow bricks, reports the #EsmeraldaOK page. Recent Golden Globe Race participants Mark Slats and Susie Goodall on the yacht Ohpen Maverick entered the second stage of the race # AZAB2019. Right at the start, intrigue was already waiting for us. Where to go? Left or right? Constantly changing the force and direction of the wind, the calm zones scattered here and there Read more

And again mark and suzy

We again have a reason to “get stuck” at blue screens yellow brick, according to page #EsmeraldaOK. Recent participants in the Golden Globe Race mark Slats and Susie Goodall yacht Ohpen Maverick came on the race’s second stage #AZAB2019. Right at the start we were waiting for the intrigue. Where to go? Left or right? Constantly changing strength and direction of wind, scurrying to and fro calm area a little complicated the decision. Yacht Brand is now marked with the Read more

Gracheva and Druzhinin again at a distance

Yesterday       Gracheva and Druzhinin again at a distance       Here is what Irina Gracheva said a few hours ago on her Facebook page: Right now the race TROPHEE MARIE-AGNES PERON 2019 starts! For Russia in the race are two skippers: – in the Irina Gracheva Racing Mini-Transat 2019 serial fleet, board No. 579, project MANUARD Tip-Top. Irina gracheva – in the proto-fleet Fedor Druzhinin Mini-Transat 2019, board number 759, project MANUARD. Fedor Druzhinin We continue to gain momentum! In connection with Read more