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
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
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
August 6, 2019 Salendron walked around Antarctica! Yesterday it seemed like science fiction: an unmanned scientific ship under sail, the so-called saildrone, circled Antaktida, breaking 22 thousand kilometers! The journey took 196 days. Scientists sent the sellron to autonomous navigation on January 19 from the New Zealand port of Bluff. On August 3, a 23-foot (7 meter) unmanned ship returned to its launch site. It was equipped with numerous instruments and sensors. The data obtained by the salendron is important Read more
Yesterday it seemed impossible: an unmanned research vessel under sail, so-called saildrone, walked around Antactica overcome 22 thousand kilometers! The journey took 196 days. Scientists sent caldron in Autonomous navigation, on 19 January from the new Zealand port of bluff. 3 Aug unmanned vessel with a length of 23 feet (7 meters) back to the starting point. It was equipped with numerous devices and sensors. Data obtained saltroom important for studying the climate of the Antarctic region, emphasizes https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com.
July 10, 2019 Another Around the World – The Race Around! More round the world races good and different! – this seems to be the motto of this summer. Month does not pass that it was not announced about carrying out the next Around the World. And here's another one. This race is called, as you already know, The Race Around. It was decided to hold it by two promotional companies – Manuka Sports Event Management and 5 Oceans Sports Read more
More round-the-world races are good and different! – this is, apparently, the motto of this summer. Month passes that was not announced to hold another world tour. And here’s another one. The name of this race, as you already know – The Race Around. Decided to take her two promotional companies – Manuka Sports Event Management and 5 Oceans Sports Marketing. Enlisting emphasize the full support of the Board of Directors of the international Association Class40 class. Yes, to participate Read more
July 2, 2019 Another Around the World! Sensational news! The initiator of the Golden Globe Race-2018/19 Don McIntyre announced that in 2023 another “retro round-the-world tour” will start – called the Ocean Globe Race. This time, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Whitbread Round the World Race (which was later renamed the Volvo Ocean Race, and now the Ocean Race).
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