Around the world – during the war!

Yesterday       Around the world – during the war!       The time has come for the fourth publication as part of our new project. Recall that now every day we bring to your attention one material – from those that were published on the pages of our magazine in different years. Today we talk about Vito Dumas. Have you heard of this man before? If not, there is a huge gap in your knowledge of sail history. It's time to eliminate it. Read more

Around the world – during the war!

Came the fourth publication within the framework of our new project. Recall that now we are every day offered to your attention on one material – of those which in different years were published on the pages of our magazine. Today we tell you about Vito Dumas. You about this man before heard? If not, then your knowledge about the history of sails, there is a huge gap. It’s time to liquidate. Read https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2017/07/19/articles_578.html

Around the world in 81 years!

81-year-old Australian bill Hatfield became the oldest yachtsman who committed a single non-stop round the world voyage under sail. The previous record from September of last year belonged to residents of Canada the British woman Jeanne Socrates, who, we recall, has completed the circumnavigation when she was 77 years old. In his native Donegal, where Hatfield 8 June last year took the start on the boat L’eau Commotion with a length of 38 feet (11.6 meters), it returned on Saturday. Read more

Normal heroes always go around!

November 26, 2019       Normal heroes always go around!       The record-breaking attempt by the famous French skipper Francis Jouillon and four members of his crew continues to set the IDEC SPORT max trimaran a world record at a distance from Port Louis on the island of Mauritius to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (distance – 4 thousand nautical miles). As we already reported, IDEC SPORT should finish in Ho Chi Minh City 16-16 and a half days after the start. Read more

Around the world Ocean Race has become "especially valuable"

Today       Around the world Ocean Race has become "especially valuable"       The International Sailing Federation – World Sailing – has included the Ocean Race (formerly Volvo Ocean Race) around the world in the list of competitions especially important for the development of sailing. The World Sailing Special Event status is assigned to races 2021-22 and 2025-26. Recall that in Ocean Race, where for the last quarter of a century only class VO65 yachts performed, IMOCA 60 hydrofoil vessels will also take Read more

Passion around Endeavor

September 19, 2019       Passion around Endeavor       This year marks the 250th anniversary of the first meeting of Europeans and the indigenous people of New Zealand. As part of the celebrations of HMB Endeavor – more precisely, a replica of the famous sailing ship Captain Cook – is due to visit a number of New Zealand cities this fall. Only now, Endeavor suddenly found itself in the center of a scandal. This is what the website www.vesti.ru reports: “Endeavor did not Read more

Passions around “the endeavour”

This year marks 250 years since the first meetings of Europeans and indigenous New Zealanders. As part of the celebrations HMB Endeavour – or rather, a replica of the famous sailing ship of captain cook – a must visit this fall, a number of new Zealand cities. But that’s “endeavour” is suddenly in the center of a scandal. Here is what the website www.vesti.ru: “A copy of the ship captain James cook’s Endeavour do not want to see in the Read more

Around the world – at 77 years old!

Today       Around the world – at 77 years old!       Last Saturday evening in Victoria (this is in the far west of Canada, near Vancouver) returned, completing a round-the-world odyssey on the 11.5-meter yacht Nereida, a resident of this city, 77-year-old Jeanne Socrates. Now Socrates is the oldest among all who have circumnavigated alone, non-stop and without any outside help. In some stories dedicated to the finish of Socrates, it is claimed that she improved the record of 71-year-old Japanese Minori Read more

Around the world in 77 years!

In the evening on Saturday in Victoria (it’s on the far West of Canada, next to Vancouver) returned, completing a round-the-world Odyssey by 11.5-meter yacht Nereida, a resident of this city 77-year-old Jeanne Socrates. Now Socrates – the oldest among all, who made the world alone, nonstop and without any assistance. In some subjects, dedicated to the finish of Socrates, it is argued that it improved the record of the 71-year-old Japanese Minori Sato. Only that is a mistake. In Read more