Another Around the World!

June 12, 2019       Another Around the World!       The new world race will be called GLOBE 40 – The Grande Route. It starts for the first time in the summer of 2021. The inspirer of the race GLOBE 40 – The Grande Route is the French company Sirius Evenments, well-known in sailing circles, which holds several popular regattas. And here is the plan for Sirius Evenments. Firstly, it is proposed to conduct a round-the-world tour on Class40 yachts (hull length is Read more

Another incident in France

June 8, 2019       Another incident in France       On the night of Friday, June 7th, to Saturday, June 8th, another incident occurred in the waters of France, which only miraculously did not end in tragedy. Despite the warning about the storm Miguel, a pair of yachtsmen set sail on a 30-foot yacht in the region of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, in Normandy on the English Channel. During the voyage, faced with increased wind, they tried to start the engine, but he refused. Yachtsmen tried Read more

Another incident in France

In the night from Friday 7 June Saturday 8 June in the waters of France, there was another incident just miraculously ended tragically. Despite the warning about the storm Miguel a couple of sailors went to sea on a 30-foot yacht in Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue, in Normandy, on the shores of the English channel. During the voyage, in the face of strong winds, they attempted to start the engine, but he refused. The boaters attempted to anchor. © OUEST FRANCE “They were Read more

Another yacht abandoned in the ocean

June 4, 2019       Another yacht abandoned in the ocean       The New Zealand edition Stuff reported today that a Norwegian yachtsman, who set out on soloing from New Zealand to Tahiti on May 14, filed a distress signal, reporting that serious "mechanical damage" had occurred on his 13-meter Albatross yacht. The patrol Orion sent to the reconnaissance mission found a boat in a given area (about halfway from New Zealand) and made radio contact with the yachtsman. He said that he Read more

Another tragedy?

June 5, 2019       Another tragedy?       According to British media, on Monday morning, the Egoist sailing yacht without people inside the ship was found aground in the Bristol Channel 30 miles from Bristol. A study of the situation showed that at the weekend the boat left the marina of Watchet in Somerset with one person on board – he was 43-year-old David Moore, the owner of the yacht. Currently, search engines are searching for him, but so far no trace of Read more

Another drone

May 22, 2019       Another drone       Canada is preparing for an autonomous transatlantic navigation 40-foot unmanned yacht The boat under the name USV Maxlimer will have to conduct scientific research on the high seas on its way from Canada to South England. In the harbor, the yacht will be controlled from the remote control, while in the ocean it will transmit data via several satellite channels to its “captain” at the control station in the UK. It is expected that the Read more

Another tragedy?

According to British media reports, on Monday morning stranded in the Bristol channel, 30 miles from Bristol, was discovered sailing yacht Egoist without people inside the ship. The study of the situation showed that at the weekend the boat left the Marina Watchet in Somerset with one person on Board – they were 43-year-old David Moore, the owner of the yacht. Currently, search services conduct his search, but still no sign of the yachtsman could not be found…

Another tragedy at Borkum

May 30, 2019       Another tragedy at Borkum       Yesterday, at 0.15 am local time, a signal from MayDay arrived at the Dutch rescue center Dan Helder from a 13-meter yacht on channel 16. The captain of a Dutch sailing yacht reported that the boat collided with an unknown floating object, a strong leak opened, which could not be stopped by the crew (two yachtsmen and a cat). The yacht was located about two nautical miles north of Borkum and threatened to Read more

Another fake lost

May 31, 2019       Another fake lost       The loss statistics of keel fintail false yachts was supplemented by one more case: in the Pacific Ocean, the racing boat Elliott 50, Ran Tan II, lost its keel. A boat with a crew of three was distilled under its own power from New Zealand to the USA to participate in the Transpac race and, coming out of Tahiti, crossed the equator on May 27. And already on the night of May 31, Pacific Read more

Another keel lost

Statistics loss of stabilizer pitching yacht fin falsely added another case: in the Pacific ocean lost his keel racing yacht Ran Tan II type Elliott 50. The boat with the crew of three were distilled on their own from New Zealand to USA to participate in the Transpac race and, coming from Tahiti, crossed the equator on may 27. And in the night of may 31 Pacific time – in a quiet that is typical weather on the boat was Read more