Champion became Samokhin

October 10, 2019       Champion became Samokhin       We envy those who are now in San Remo, where the festivities dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Dragon class are in full swing. Yesterday was truly magnificent – one of those that are remembered for a lifetime! © Elena Razina Wednesday began with the 90th Anniversary Race, in which 150 “Dragons” from 26 countries took part immediately. When everyone was lined up at the start (which, as you know, was not at Read more

Italians became the third

October 3, 2019       Italians became the third       Yesterday, in Cagliari in Sardinia, at the headquarters of the Italian team Luna Rossa, which, recall, is the “written challenger” of the 36th America's Cup, the AC75 was launched. The boat is built at the shipyard Persico Marine. As emphasized in the press release, more than 90 people worked on the design and creation of the vessel, which eventually spent 78 thousand man-hours on the work. Patricio Bertelli, President of the Luna Rossa Read more

"Nick" became the second

Today       "Nick" became the second       In Marstrand (Sweden) finished the world championship in class RC44. The title went to the British team Team Aqua. On the sum of nine races held, the British scored 35 points. Three points more than the three-time world champions – “Niki” Vladimir Prosikhin. Two other Russian teams – Tavatuy Pavel Kuznetsov and Battleship under the leadership of Cyril Frolov took the seventh (49 points) and eighth (51) places, respectively. 110 Today # 9249                                                             Read more

“Nika” became the second

In Marstrand (Sweden) ended the world championship in class RC44. The title went to the British team Aqua. The sum of nine races, the British scored 35 points. Three points more from three-time world Champions – “Niki” Vladimir Prosikhin. The other two Russian teams – “Tavatuy” Pavel Kuznetsov and “Battleship” under the leadership of Kirill Frolov took seventh (49 points) and eighth (51) respectively.

"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