Robin Lee Graham: involuntarily around the world

Today       Robin Lee Graham: involuntarily around the world       He was not conceited — never and never. And he did not want to become the youngest single circumnavigator. But there were circumstances – sometimes tragic, sometimes ridiculous, that Robin Lee Graham became a champion, starting his round-the-world voyage at the age of 16. At one time, the World Council for the Registration of World Records on Sailing Ships (WSSRC) recorded achievements in the category “youngest traveler”. But now this category has Read more

Robin Lee Graham: around the world Willy-nilly

He was not vain – never and ever. And the youngest krugosvetka-a loner he never wanted to become. But so there were circumstances, sometimes tragic, sometimes ridiculous, Robin Lee Graham became the champion, beginning his round-the-world voyage at the age of 16. At the time, the world Council for the registration of world records in sailing vessels (WSSRC) recorded achievements in the category “best young traveler.” But now this category is eliminated. That only the best. Read https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2014/12/30/articles_96.html

On an Indian cake around the world!

Yesterday       On an Indian cake around the world! Excuse me, is this possible? Yes, if the pie goes sailing, and – yes! – if the helm is a real sailor. And it happened before the First World War. Today in our "coronovirus" project is another incredible material by Sergey Borisov. Read – https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2017/02/20/articles_512.html 83 Yesterday # 10040                                                                  Chief Editor

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