Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn

October 10, 2019       Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn       The participants of the Mini-Transat 2019 regatta have already spent five days at sea. On the eve of the main part of the fleet, they successfully completed the racing passage through the Bay of Biscay and, turning south, ended up in a tailwind of the Atlantic. By Thursday morning, the participating yachts had already covered more than half the distance from La Rochelle to Las Palmas (Gran Canaria).

Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn

Five days spent in the sea the participants of the regatta Mini Transat 2019. On the eve of the main part of the fleet have successfully completed the race crossing the Bay of Biscay, and, turning to the South, were in the wind of the Atlantic. By Thursday morning boats were already more than half the distance from La Rochelle to Las Palmas (Gran Canaria). Cape Finisterre was left behind for almost all riders with a few exceptions: Jean-Baptiste Ternon Read more

Kistanov. Behind him – Bozhedomov

September 2, 2019       Kistanov. Behind him – Bozhedomov       According to the website of the VFPS with reference to the Russian Finnish class yacht association, the 11th traditional international regatta in this Olympic class was held in Moscow. The competition was attended by more than 40 athletes aged 14 to 70 years from nine regions of Russia. Among the participants were three international-class masters of sports, 17 sports masters, and one participant in the Olympic Games. At the same time, the Read more

Transgascogne behind

August 8, 2019       Transgascogne behind       Here is what Irina Gracheva wrote on her page in the Irina Gracheva Racing Mini-Transat 2019 FB, completing the Transgascogne 6.50 race from Le Sables d’Olon to Laredo through the Bay of Biscay – and vice versa: Hooray! Finished at night, in 17th position (out of 45 participants). The race was exhausting calmly, almost failed to sleep. I'm falling off my feet. The final result will be known after calculating the time of the first Read more

Transgascogne behind

Here’s what Irina Gracheva wrote on his Facebook page Irina Gracheva Racing Mini-Transat 2019, completing honkomagome 6.50 from Les Sables-d’olonne in Laredo through the Bay of Biscay and back: Yay! Finished the night in 17th position (out of 45 participants). The race was exhausting calm, sleep almost failed. Exhausted. The final result will be known after the counting time of the first and second stages. On this path of training and qualifications before the Transat completed. And at the heart Read more

First stage behind

August 3, 2019       First stage behind       The first stage of the Transgascogne 6.50 race is over. The yachtsmen, having started in Le Sables d’Olonne (France), crossed the Bay of Biscay and made a stop in Spanish Laredo. Our Irina Gracheva finished 23rd in the fleet of 47 vessels (serial boats, solo). At the same time from the leader – Mathieu Vincent – she was 1 hour and 58 minutes behind. On the way back – from Laredo to Les Sables Read more

Raura is behind …

Yesterday       Raura is behind …       The attempt of the Swiss Alan Raura to set a new record for crossing the Atlantic – from New York to Cape Lizard (the southernmost point of the UK island) – is continuing on an IMOCA class yacht Open 60. The next, sixth day of sailing, for the 26-year-old Raur and his La Fabrique were the most difficult: a wide calm lane turned in their way, which significantly slowed down the progress. More recently, the Read more

The mourning isn behind…

Continues to try Swiss Alan mourning isn to set a new record crossing the Atlantic from new York to lizard point (the southernmost point of the island of Britain) – on the yacht class IMOCA Open 60. Next – already the sixth – day voyage began for the 26-year mourning isn and La Fabrique, the most difficult: on their way was a broad band of calm, which significantly slowed progress. More recently, the Swiss were ahead of the record schedule Read more

The guys are lagging behind

Today       The guys are lagging behind       After the first race day of the European Championship in the class “Laser-Radial” (sportsmen under 19), which takes place in Athens, Alexandra Lukoyanova has the best result among Russians: she is on the 22nd place. 107 girls and 264 boys take part in the regatta. The girls held three races. Here are the places occupied by our representatives: 22. Alexandra Lukoyanova – 45 points, parishes 20 – 9 – 16. … 26. Victoria Liseytseva Read more

The guys are lagging behind

After the first race day of the European championship in the class “Laser radial” (athletes under 19 years), which takes place in Athens, the best result among Russians – Alexandra Lukoyanova: it is on the 22nd place. In the regatta attended by 107 girls and 264 boys. The girls held three races. Here are some of the places are occupied by our representatives: 22. Alexander Lukoyanov – 45 points, parishes 20 – 9 – 16. …26. Victoria Lisacheva – 52. Read more