The first regatta!

Today       The first regatta!       Yesterday in German Kiel the Baltic 500 race started, in which 34 yachts take part. If we are not mistaken (and, apparently, we are not mistaken), this is the very first regatta in Europe after a break associated with the coronavirus epidemic. So – dashing trouble began! Although, of course, the Baltic 500 is a very modest event. Local Kiel Yacht Club Strande conducts the race only for the second time. But, we are ready to Read more

The first regatta!

Yesterday in Kiel started the race Baltic 500, with the participation of 34 yachts. If I’m not mistaken (and apparently, we are not mistaken), this is the first regatta in Europe after a break connected with the epidemic of the coronavirus. So – first step is the hardest! Although, of course, Baltic 500 – the event is quite modest. Local Strande Kiel Yacht Club holds a race for only the second time. But ready to assume she has a great Read more

First to Iceland, then to the Azores

The organizers of the Vendée Globe round-the-world (which, we recall, starts November 8) announced the qualification race Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’olonne with a length of 3600 nautical miles. This race starts on 4 July on the route Les Sables-d’olonne (France) to the North (West of Iceland) up to the Arctic circle, turn South to the Azores Islands, and then return to Les Sables-d’olonne. Presumably, the course time should be about 10 days. The organizers of the Vendée Globe has decided to Read more

First Winner Known

Yesterday       First Winner Known Andrey Ignatenko won the virtual regatta "Electronic Armada 2020" in the oldest age category. The second racing day of the virtual regatta of the Academy of Sailing and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, turned out to be extremely eventful and interesting. Races were held in all three age categories. The quarter finals took place in the group under 14 years old, the semifinals in Read more

The first winner

Andrey Ignatenko won the virtual regatta “Electronic Armada 2020” in the oldest age category. The second racing day of the regatta virtual Academy sailing and the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, was very informative and interesting. The race took place in all three age categories. In the group under 14 years has hosted the quarterfinals in the under 18 – semi-finals, and the most senior athletes, and all Read more

The first race on Monday!

March 13 in the resort of Arenal is situated in the South-Western part of Mallorca not far from Palma, the world Cup starts in the 470 class. The first race of the regatta will be held on Monday, March 16. In the lists of the claimed 71 men (including our Paul Sozykin and Denis Gribanov) and mixed crew and 33 women (among them Alisa Kirilyuk and Angelica Chernyakhovskaya – though on the regatta website States that their application is under Read more

The first race – on Monday!

Today       The first race – on Monday!       On March 13, in the Arenal resort, located in the southwestern part of the island of Mallorca near Palma, the 470 world championship starts. The first race of the regatta will be held on Monday, March 16. In the lists declared 71 are male (including ours, Pavel Sozykin and Denis Gribanov) and mixed crew, as well as 33 are female (among them Alisa Kirilyuk and Angelika Chernyakhovskaya – however, the regatta’s website states Read more

Anapurna: the first three arrivals in a row!

Today       Anapurna: the first three arrivals in a row! The Russian team RUS 27 Anapurna (Anatoly Loginov, Vadim Statsenko, Alexander Shalagin) is confidently leading in the five races (with one shot) of the Cannes Grand Prix 2020 regatta for Dragon yachts in Cannes. Because of the strong wind (over 30 knots), no competitions were held on Friday, but on Saturday they managed to hold three races at once, and Anapurna won in all three! Now the team has 5 points Read more

“Anapurna”: the first three coming in a row!

The Russian team RUS 27 Anapurna (Anatoly Loginov, Vadim Statsenko, Alexander Shalagin) confidently is in the lead for the first five races (with one outlier) regatta Cannes Grand Prix 2020 for yachts of a class “Dragon”, held in Cannes. On Friday from-for a strong wind (over 30 knots) competitions are not carried out, but on Saturday managed to hold three races, and all three won “Anapurna”! Now the team has 5 points (with one outlier). In second place (12 points) Read more

"Battleship": the first victory!

Today       "Battleship": the first victory!       March 3 in Cape Town continued the race of the first stage of the new season 52 Super Series. Thanks to the excellent conditions, it was possible to carry out two planned races, in one of which the team of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club won. Thanks to this result, "Battleship" climbed to fourth place. The second day of the competition, the Odzala Discovery Camps 52 SUPER SERIES V&A Waterfront in South Africa again pleased Read more