Jouillon finished in Ho Chi Minh City

December 4, 2019       Jouillon finished in Ho Chi Minh City       A team of five people, led by 63-year-old skipper Francis Jouillon, completed the transition from Port Louis on the island of Mauritius to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam on the IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran. The theoretical distance of 3932.4 miles (actually IDEC SPORT covered one and a half thousand miles more) the trimaran passed in 12 days, 20 hours, 37 minutes and 55 seconds. As you know, no one Read more

Finished the final SSL

The title winners of the 7th final of the Star Sailors League is the main regatta of the year in the class “Star”, which was completed in the Yacht club Nassau in the Bahamas, was given to the Olympic champion-2000 in the “Finn” Ian Percy (UK) and former world champion in the “Star” Anders Ekström (Sweden). In the second place, the French Xavier Rocher and Pierre-Alexis Ponce, the third – the Norwegian Eivind Melleby and Joshua Revkin (USA). We will Read more

Guion finished in Ho Chi Minh city

The five-man team led by 63-year-old skipper Francis Guiana completed the Maxi-trimaran IDEC SPORT, the transition from Port-Louis in Mauritius to Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam. Theoretical distance in miles 3932,4 (in fact, IDEC SPORT has crossed fifteen hundred miles of more) trimaran was held over 12 days, 20 hours, 37 minutes and 55 seconds. As you know, before this race no one ever records is not established. And now it all depends on whether the world record sailing Read more

Jambu finished

November 15, 2019       Jambu finished       The winner of the second stage, as well as the entire Mini-Transat transatlantic race in the Proto division, was French racer Francois Jambu (865): 2700 nautical miles from Las Palmas on the island of Gran Canaria to the town of Le Maren in Martinique in 12 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes and 7 seconds. The 35-year-old Jambu took the lead on the second day of the race – and so no one could compete with Read more

Jambu finished

The winner of the second stage, as well as all of the transatlantic race Mini Transat in Proto division was the French racer Francois Jambou (865): 2700 nautical miles from Las Palmas on the Gran Canaria town of Le Marin in Martinique, he managed to do it in 12 days, 2 hours, 27 minutes and 7 seconds. 35-year-old Jumbo took the lead on the second day of the race and so no one could compete with him. A spectacular success, Read more

The leaders of the division Proto finished!

The denouement of the first stage of the race Mini-Transat La Boulangère in the division of the prototypes was very dramatic – all agreed minutes. First in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria arrived Axel soul Train, which crossed the finish line in 2:36 UTC after 8 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes and 28 seconds stay in the sea. Second place went to Francois Jambou, lagged behind the winner on 6 minutes and 22 seconds, the third was Tangi Bouroullec, who Read more

In Stockholm, Leviathan finished third

Yesterday       In Stockholm, Leviathan finished third On Thursday, the second offshore stage of the Nord Stream Race – Copenhagen – Stockholm ended. It was the longest transition that lasted more than 40 hours. © Andrey Sheremetev This is the equator of the regatta, there are two more offshore stages – Stockholm – Helsinki and Helsinki – St. Petersburg, and two series of coastal short races in Stockholm and Helsinki. In the second offshore stage, the gold was won by the Read more

In Stockholm “Leviathan” finished third

Thursday ended the second offshore stage of the regatta Nord Stream Race – Copenhagen – Stockholm. It was the longest transition that lasted more than 40 hours. © Andrey Sheremetev This is the equator of the regatta, ahead of the two offshore stages Stockholm – Helsinki and Helsinki – St. Petersburg, and two series of short coastal races in Stockholm and in Helsinki. In the second offshore stage, the gold was won by the Royal Swedish yacht club, in second Read more

…And finished in Tahiti

Today is exactly 50 years since that day in 1969 Bernard Matese on the yacht, Joshua made Tahiti their unprecedented non-stop swimming 37 455 nautical miles. It is difficult to imagine that any of our readers anything about Matese not heard, but just in case something will tell. Frenchman Bernard Matese was the only serious competitor Robin Knox-Johnston during the first round the world race lone Golden Globe Race. Even though he started two months later the British, but moved Read more

… and finished in Tahiti

Today       … and finished in Tahiti       Today is exactly 50 years from the day when, in 1969, Bernard Muatsesier, on the yacht Joshua, completed his unparalleled non-stop navigation with a length of 37,455 nautical miles on Tahiti. It is difficult to imagine that any of our readers have heard anything about Muatses, but just in case we will tell you something. The Frenchman Bernard Muatsesie was the only serious competitor to Robin Knox-Johnston during the first round-the-world single race Golden Read more