World championship ORC/IRC cancelled

Despite the impressive list of participants and the great efforts of the new York yacht club and the governing bodies for the rules of the ORC and IRC ratings, after all, it was decided to cancel the world championship ORC/IRC 2020, scheduled for September 25 – October 3 at the yacht club harbour Court (Newport, ri). It is reported “Effects of coronavirus felt throughout the sports world, said the Vice-Commodore of the new York yacht club Christopher CULVER. – Read more

World championship-2020 cancelled

The international sailing Federation announced that the biggest competition of the year for young athletes – Youth Sailing World Championships – not held. As the press service of the WFTU, the decision was made by the steering part of the World Sailing after meeting with the organizers of the regatta and taking into account the situation in the world related to the virus COVID 19, and the resulting financial consequences, restrictions on international travel and to ensure the safety of Read more

Sail GP: the season-cancelled 2020

One of the owners of the racing series of Sail, GP famous Russell Coutts spoke today with an official statement in connection with the coronavirus pandemic phases GP Sail in 2020, the year is canceled. The second season of the series will be deemed to 2021. As reported by five-time winner of the America’s Cup Coutts, the results of the only phase that was able to hold this year – in Sydney – will be cancelled. Thus next year it Read more

Cancelled the world Cup final

Today the Board of Directors of the World Sailing Federation and sail Japan announced the cancellation of the world Cup final, which was to be held on 14 – 21 June 2020 on the island of Enoshima near Tokyo. Recall that in the waters Enoshima will host the Olympic sailing regatta. Due to the fact that recently it was decided to move the Games-2020 the following summer, World Sailing and the Japan Federation are studying the possibility to hold in Read more

Cancelled duties on import to Russia on a Charter yacht under a foreign flag

The Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the abolition of customs duties and taxes on imports of motor and sailing yachts, rented abroad by citizens of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The document will come into force on 1 March. The text is available in the RBC. According to the decree, it will be possible to import duty-free to Russia sailing and motor yachts, leased time-Charter (with crew) or a bareboat Charter (without Read more