Jouillon saved a day

October 26, 2019       Jouillon saved a day       Yacht Russia continues to follow the record attempt of 63-year-old French skipper Francis Jouillon, who hopes to set a world record on his IDEC SPORT max trimaran at a distance of 8800 nautical miles – from the town of Port Louis in Brittany to another Port Louis, on the island of Mauritius. The seventh day of the race is ending, and it is worth noting that so far everything has been more than Read more

Not a good day for Stephanie

September 25, 2019       Not a good day for Stephanie       On Wednesday, on the second day of the world championship in the RS: X class, which takes place in Torbola on the Italian lake of Garda, it was possible, as the day before, to conduct all three planned races. For the leader of our team – Stephanie Elfutina – this day was not the best, even despite the fact that she came first in the second race. However, in the other Read more

The first day of the Russian Championship passed without racing

Today       The first day of the Russian Championship passed without racing       On August 28, the Russian Sailing Championship in international classes started at the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg. Competitions are held in six classes: "Laser 4.7", "420", "29th", "Techno", "RS: X" and "Nakra 15 – mixed". There are three distances on the regatta: “yellow” – for classes “420” and “Laser 4.7”, “green” – for classes “Nakra 15” and “29th”, and “red” – for classes sailing board “ Techno ”and“ Read more

On the day of the finals, the wind did not disappoint

August 5, 2019       On the day of the finals, the wind did not disappoint       In St. Petersburg, on the basis of the Krestovsky Island sailing school, the traditional regatta for team races has ended. According to, in the “Zoom 8” class, the victory was won by the team of the St. Petersburg River Yacht Club GBOU “Baltic Coast” – Andrey Khomenko and Ilya Naberenkov. Silver at Nikita Ivanov and Nikita Kudryavtsev (Krestovsky Ostrov Sailing School), bronze at Daniil Serdukov Read more

In honor of the Navy Day

August 3, 2019       In honor of the Navy Day       On July 27 and 28, a regatta dedicated to the Day of the Russian Navy was held in the Gulf of Finland. The regatta is held for the fifth time and invariably collects a large number of yachtsmen. Regatta organizers: St. Petersburg Maritime Assembly, St. Petersburg River Yacht Club of Trade Unions and the Oranienbaum Sailing Society. At the start of the regatta came 36 crews of yachts of various classes Read more

First race day

Yesterday       First race day       175 crews take part in the world championship in the 29er class, which started in Gdynia (Poland). On Monday, the first racing day of the tournament took place. Here are the places in the sum of the three held by Russian yachtsmen: 42. Dmitry Lazdin / Nikita Kanafiev – 36 points, parishes 15 – 8 – 13. … 69. Victoria Liksanova / Polina Pereshivkina – 54 points, parishes 18 – 16 – 20. … 72. Ilya Read more

Not the best day for Komissarov

July 8, 2019       Not the best day for Komissarov       And "not the best" – this is an understatement. In fact, the fifth racing day of the World Championship in the Laser Standard class, which continues in Sakaiminato (Japan), turned out to be the most unfortunate for Sergey Komissarov. Having occupied the 41st and 33rd places in two races on Monday, Sergey immediately dropped to 20th position in the overall standings (105 points). It's a shame. Still leading Australian Tom Burton Read more

Italy Day

Today       Italy Day       The triumph of young Italian yachtsmen ended in the Crozon-Morgat (France) European Championship in the class "Optimist". Alessandro Cortese and Federica Kontardi became champions. You can see them in the pictures of Mathias Capizzano. Naturally, it is also Italian. The Russians in Crozon-Morgat, unfortunately, did not shine. Only Daria Savinova got to the Golden Fleet, eventually taking 58th place. But the results of the rest of our guys. Boys. 70. Vyacheslav Martus. … 78. Andrei Sotnikov. … Read more

The last day is tomorrow

January 8, 2019       The last day is tomorrow       Too long holidays never go to good. As a result, the Yacht Russia correspondent decided that it was already 9 January. And, therefore, the world championship in the class of "Dragon" is completed. What and told the venerable public. Running ahead of a steam locomotive is a harmful occupation. In fact, the championship is not completed, the last racing day is still ahead, and it is not necessary to give out gold Read more