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

The race around the world has begun !!!

January 16, 2019       The race around the world has begun !!!       Today, the crew of the 40-meter maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 with skipper Jan Guichard took the start in a race around the world. The goal is to set a new world record and get the Jules Verne Trophy. © www.facebook.com/spindriftracing In the French Brest, the trimaran left the base of the Spindrift Racing team at 11 o'clock Moscow time. And before that, even after dark, the crew’s farewell to their Read more

At 76 years old – around the world!

February 26, 2019       At 76 years old – around the world!       Britannia Jeanne Socrates is 76 years old, but she is one of those whom old age certainly will not be at home. After all, its goal is to become the oldest yachtsman in the world, who has made a world tour alone and non-stop! Launch on her 11.5-meter yacht Nereida (2009 release), Mrs. Socrates took October 3 last year in the city of Victoria in the far west of Read more

Passion around "Laser"

April 30, 2019       Passion around "Laser"       The situation that has developed recently in the class of "Laser", at the request of the press service of the All-Russian All-Russian Union of Federal Service of Military Formations, was commented by a member of the World Sailing Council Oleg Ilyin. The International Association of Class "Laser" (ILCA) on April 27 made an official statement about changing the name of the boat, as well as about the withdrawal of the right to manufacture "Lasers" Read more

Passions around “Laser”

The situation recently in class “Laser”, at the request of the press service of the WFTU commented on the member Council of the World Sailing Oleg Ilyin. The international Association of class Laser (ILCA) on April 27 issued an official statement about changing the names of the boats, and also about withdrawal of the rights to manufacture the “Lasers” from the company Laser Performance, a major producer of boats in this class. This sensational news has excited riders, trainers, professionals, Read more

In 76 years – around the world!

Briton Jeanne Socrates, 76 years old, but she is one of those whom old age is certainly not going to be home. After all, her goal is to become the oldest sailor in the world to circumnavigate solo and non-stop! Start on her 11.5-metre yacht Nereida (2009 release) Mrs. Socrates took on 3 October last year in Victoria in the extreme West of Canada. Passed along North and South America, December 19, rounded Cape horn and headed East. Now the Read more

Around Paradise for 3 days

The first 600-mile race of the year through the eyes of THE photographers The evening of 22 February to the finish line arrived last participant THE Caribbean 600. To complete the 600-mile route that winds through 11 Caribbean Islands, the us team Oyster49 Porthmeor took 4 days, 5 hours, 53 minutes and 29 seconds. The story of what the crews, by contrast, were the most rapid in our photo gallery the most striking images made by the photographers THE last Read more

Travel around the world to “pixel boat” the Briton crossed the equator

Briton Alex Elley (Alex Alley), at the end of December went to a single circumnavigation in a 12.2 meter boat, on 31 December continued their journey, after being forced to stop for repairs early in the morning on 19 January, crossed the equator. Boat Briton Pixel Flyer called “pixel” for Elley to raise money for the trip, since 2005, sold “pixels” squares 5 cm on the hull of his boat and place on the website that sponsors filled out their Read more

Race around the world has begun!!!

Today the crew of the 40-metre Maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 skipper Ian Team took the start in the race around the world. The goal is to set a new world record and get the Jules Verne Trophy. © www.facebook.com/spindriftracing Base team Spindrift Racing in the French Brest trimaran left at 11 o’clock Moscow time. And before that, before dawn, took a farewell of the crew with family and the final photographing (some of these images we publish it here). Line start/finish Read more