Half way behind

Completed a 13-day marathon race Brest Atlantiques the 14,000 miles, which involved four Maxi-trimaran class Ultim. We are a few days of the race participants did not write, and during this time they all took turns going around the island Cagarras near Rio and taking a course on South Africa, underwent a considerable distance. Helped by the fact that there were moments when the speed of the tailwind was close to 50 knots! The status quo has long been restored: Read more

PRB and Charal are 15 hours behind

November 11, 2019       PRB and Charal are 15 hours behind       The three winners of the transatlantic race Transat Jacques Vabre in the IMOCA60 class became known. We have already told you that Charlie Dalen and Yann Elie won in the IMOCA60 class on the Apivia yacht, showing the result – 13 days, 12 hours and 8 minutes. Well, who finished in the Bay of All Saints of the Brazilian city of Salvador after them? The second and third prize winners Read more

PRB and Charal behind by 15 hours

Became known, the top three winners of the transatlantic race Transat Jacques Vabre in the IMOCA60 class. That in the IMOCA60 class was won by the Charlie Dalen and Yann Eliya on the boat Apivia, showing results – 13 days, 12 hours and 8 minutes, we already told you. Well, who finished in the Bay of All Saints in the Brazilian city of Salvador after them? Second and third prize winners had to wait a long time, but they came Read more

Transat Jacques Vabre: behind day

Ended the first day after Le Havre was the start of the 14th race of the Transat Jacques Vabre. Recall that participants have to overcome 4350 nautical miles from Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. In the race are the court’s three classes – class 40 (27 boats), Multi50 (3) and IMOCA60 (29). However, it is more accurate to say “were” because one boat has already been forced to go the distance. Talking about yacht Lamotte – Read more

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