"Battleship" became the fifth in Minorca

May 27, 2019       "Battleship" became the fifth in Minorca       On the island of Menorca (Spain), the first stage of the 52 Super Series of the 2019 season ended. These competitions were the first for the Russian team "Battleship" after a year break. According to the results of five racing days, the crew of Vladimir Lyubomirov finished fifth of the 11 participating teams. The 52 Super Series regatta of Menorca Sailing Week presented many surprises. First, the weather surprised. Throughout all Read more

… and became champions!

February 4, 2019       … and became champions!       According to the website of the sailing school "Krestovsky Island", Vasily Andreev and Leonid Pushev became champions of Italy in the class 29er. These competitions ended training camp in Sicily. Dmitry Lazdin / Dmitry Araslanov (Togliatti – St. Petersburg) took the third place, who lost the second place in the final protocol to the Italian team only in the number of first arrivals. The organizers managed to spend eight races in three days, Read more

Nikita Melnikov became the third

April 15, 2019       Nikita Melnikov became the third       More than four hundred riders from 37 countries took part in the third stage of the Europa Cup Trophy 2019 in the Laser class, which ended in Hyères (France). Nikita Melnikov showed the best result among Russians: he became the third in Laser Standard (48 participants) in eight races – 44 points, parishes (16) – 14 – 7 – 5 – 3 – 1 – 4 – 10. Ahead of ours Croatian Read more

Nikita Melnikov became the third

More than four hundred riders from 37 countries took part in the third stage of the Europa Cup Trophy, 2019 in class “Laser”, which ended in hyères (France). The best result among the Russians showed Nikita Melnikov: he became the third in “Laser standard” (48 participants) in the first eight races with 44 points, parishes (16) – 14 – 7 – 5 – 3 – 1 – 4 – 10. Ahead of our yachtsman Horvath Dominic Perkovic (21) and Frenchman Read more

Gone era: he became the founder of Glastron Boats

Last week, 26 January 2019, at his home in Austin (Texas) died , William “bill” Gaston (William “Bill” Gaston) — a man who stood at the origins of the American manufacturer of sport boats Glastron Boats. He was 91. Having trained to be a mechanical engineer at the University of Texas, Gaston went to Detroit (Michigan), where he enrolled in the formal program of training, to be able to combine work with study. In the end, he graduated from the Read more

Became known cause of emergency on Board of mega yacht Grace

Failure to comply with basic safety requirements aboard the 81-meter yacht by Grace (ex. Kibo), built by the shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen, led to the injuries that caused the death of one of the crew members. This conclusion came during the investigation of the incident. The results reported to the Maritime authority of the Cayman Islands. It turned out that the deceased crew member was not a life vest, as required by the rules. Also had been attached to the Read more

The contenders became six!

In the list of participants of the 36th of the Cup “America” the next replenishment: the sixth contender for the most famous trophy in the world sail was the team from Holland. It consists of two yacht club-the Royal Netherlands Yacht Club Muiden and the Royal Maas Yacht Club. The organizers of the Cup “America” – the new Zealanders – confirmed that the application was accepted, but at the same time reported very little additional information. Not yet announced, for Read more

The America’s Cup: challengers became five

About his participation in the 36th draw of the America’s Cup has announced one more team from USA Stars & Stripes Team USA, representing the yacht club of long beach in California. The organizers of the America’s Cup – new Zealand confirmed that the application Stars & Stripes Team USA received and approved. Moreover, they already gave the newcomers a package of documents for the construction of yachts АС75. Thus, in 2021 the fight for the right to fight with Read more

Windsurfing, kiteboarding and offshore race became Olympic disciplines

Windsurfing competitions among men and women, mixed competition Kiteboard race Sherbatov-twos with mixed crews and combined offshore race of the keel twos finally entered the Olympic program in 2024. This decision was taken at the General Assembly of the International sailing Federation in Sarasota (USA). The proposal to add these disciplines to the Olympic program was discussed during the interim meeting of members in London in may this year. Then for the first time discussed the issue of the choice Read more

Yalıkavak Marina became the main sponsor of The Bodrum Cup

At the end of October Yalıkavak Marina was the main sponsor of the 30th regatta The Bodrum Cup — a leading international marine and sailing festival Turkey. More than 200 yachts took part in one of the key events of the season, joined the yachting sport fans and professionals. The Bodrum Cup race was held in four stages and concluded on 27 October. Presentation of awards at the end of The Bodrum Cup was held in Marina Ağanlar Shipyard in Read more