SSL Finish Ended

December 8, 2019       SSL Finish Ended       The title of winners of the 7th finals of the Star Sailors League – the main regatta of the year in the Star class, which ended at the Nassau Yacht Club in the Bahamas – went to the Olympic champion 2000 at Finn Ian Persie (Great Britain) and the former world champion in "Star" Anders Extrem (Sweden). In second place are the French, Javier Rohar and Pierre-Alexis Ponso, in third place are the Norwegian Read more

The finish is getting closer

December 6, 2019       The finish is getting closer       In Auckland (New Zealand), the world championships continue in the classes 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. Today, on the fourth race day, the final races began. As we already said, not one of the Russian crews in the Golden Fleet, alas, got into – and could not continue the struggle for the Olympic licenses. That's who is ahead in all three classes – and the results of the Russian crews. 49er (87 Read more

The finish line is getting closer

In Auckland (New Zealand) in the world in the classes 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. Today, the fourth day of racing, started the final race. As we mentioned, none of the Russian crews in the Gold fleet, alas, did not get and could not continue struggle for the Olympic licenses. That’s who is now ahead in all three classes and the results of the Russian crews. 49er (there are 87 teams). Held 12 races. 1.Eric Hail/ Thomas Ploessel (Germany) – Read more

Druzhinin: the finish is getting closer

November 19, 2019       Druzhinin: the finish is getting closer       Fedor Druzhinin (759) remains 131.5 miles to the finish line in the town of Le Maren on the island of Martinique. He still takes 18th place in the Proto division in the second stage of the Mini-Transat race and is now at a speed of 5.2 knots. Marie Zhendron (930), which is 19th, Druzhinin ahead of 70 miles, so that the Frenchwoman, apparently, will no longer compete with the Russian. But Read more

Druzhinin: the finish is getting closer

Fyodor Druzhinin (759) remains 131,5 miles to the finish in the town of Le Marin in Martinique. He still occupies the 18th place in the division Proto on the second leg of the race, Mini Transat and is now going at a speed of 5.2 per node. Marie Gendron (930), which is the 19th, Druzhinin ahead of over 70 miles, so the competition to the Russians, the French, apparently, will not be. But to climb the table higher Druzhinin may: Read more

Mini-Transat: Intermediate Finish

October 15, 2019       Mini-Transat: Intermediate Finish       The first stage of the transatlantic sailing race 2019 is nearing completion. On the night of Monday to Tuesday and early morning of October 14 in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, the leaders of both divisions – “proto” and serial yachts — finished. Russian racers Irina Gracheva and Fedor Druzhinin successfully held this part of the regatta.

Mini-Transat: intermediate finish

The first stage of the transatlantic sailing race 2019 is close to completion. In the night from Monday to Tuesday and the early morning of 14 October in Las Palmas on the Canary Islands finished the leaders of both divisions “proto” and serial yachts. Russian racers Irina Gracheva and Fyodor Druzhinin successfully conducted this part of the regatta. The best result at this stage of the journey – 8 days 17 hours and 58 minutes – showed Axel Tree (945) Read more

Proto Division Leaders Finish!

Yesterday       Proto Division Leaders Finish!       The denouement of the first stage of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère race in the prototype division turned out to be very dramatic – everything was decided by the minutes. The first to arrive in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was Axel Trein, who crossed the finish line at 2:36 UTC after 8 days 17 hours 58 minutes and 28 seconds at sea. The second place was taken by François Jamba, who was behind the winner Read more

Not all reached the finish line

September 17, 2019       Not all reached the finish line       According to the VFPS press service, on September 16 in Togliatti, on the basis of the Druzhba yacht club, the start of the country's championship in Olympic classes continued. All the races planned for this day were held: in the classes of the 49th and 49th FX – in four, in the classes "Finn", "Laser-standard", "Laser-radial" and 470 – three. “With rain and wind reaching 20 knots in the water area Read more

Got to the finish, not all

As the press service of the WFTU, 16 September in Tolyatti on the basis of yachts-club “Friendship” continued the starts of the national championship in the Olympic classes. Were carried out all planned for this race day: in classes 49-th and 49-th FX – four, in a class “Finn”, “Laser standard, Laser radial” and 470 – three. “With the rain and the wind, reaching for the water area of the Kuibyshev reservoir 20 knots, we ran the program on the Read more