Guyon and again the attack on the record

This morning the famous French skipper Francis Joyon along with the crew and four people went on the Maxi trimaran IDEC Sport from Hong Kong to London: their goal is to set a new world record on the classic route of the Tea race. Distance – 15 thousand nautical miles (about 28 thousand kilometers). Recall that the record of 36 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes and 2 seconds – 2018 belongs to Giovanni Soldini and Maxi trimaran Maserati Multi 70. Read more

Jouillon: and again the attack on the record

Today       Jouillon: and again the attack on the record       This morning, the famous French skipper Francis Jouillon, along with a crew and four people, went on an IDEC Sport maxi-trimaran from Hong Kong to London: their goal is to set a new world record on the classic Tea Race route. The distance is 15 thousand nautical miles (approximately 28 thousand kilometers). Recall that the record – 36 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes and 2 seconds – from 2018 belongs to Read more

Zhuillon again hit the road

Yesterday       Zhuillon again hit the road       Last night, Moscow time, the 63-year-old skipper Francis Zhuillon and four members of his crew, leaving the IDEC SPORT max trimaran from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), headed for Shenzhen (China). The third stage of Zhuillon’s record tour is very short – only 870 nautical miles. It is planned that IDEC SPORT will cover this distance in three (maximum – four) days, depending on wind conditions. It is worth noting that on the path Read more

Guyon again went

Last night, Moscow time, 63-year-old skipper Francis Joyon and four members of his crew, coming on the Maxi trimaran IDEC SPORT from Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam), headed for Shenzhen (China). The third stage of the tour record of Guayana quite short – only 870 miles. It is planned that the IDEC SPORT will overcome this distance for three (the maximum for four) days – depending on wind conditions. It should be noted that the path of the tri – Read more

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