At first they lost the mast, then they turned over …

Today       At first they lost the mast, then they turned over …       Here is a sad story with a happy ending. In November, a resident of the US state of Tennessee, Pete Brown, along with several friends went on a yacht on a trip from Japan to Hawaii. And they seemed to be in a hopeless situation. The way is far – almost 4 thousand nautical miles. In the first weeks of the trip, everything went fine, but once during Read more

In first place – Samokhin’s crew

December 16, 2019       In first place – Samokhin’s crew       In Puerto Portals in Mallorca, the first stage of the traditional Winter Series in the Dragon class took place. 40 crews took part in the regatta, including several crews from Russia. © Elena Razina The first place in five races (with one shot) took RUS 76 Rocknrolla with skipper Dmitry Samokhin (Casper Kharsberg, Andrey Kirilyuk) – 9 points. Grant Gordon, the British GBR 820 Louise Racing, was two points behind. In Read more

In the first place – the crew Samokhina

In Puerto portals in Mallorca, the first stage of the traditional Winter series in the Dragon class. In the regatta was attended by 40 crews, including some crews from Russia. © Elena Razina First place after five races (with one outlier) took Rocknrolla RUS 76 with skipper Dmitry Samokhin (Casper Herzberg, Andrei Kirilyuk) – 9 points. Two points behind the British Racing GBR 820 Louise Grant Gordon. On 7-th place RUS 34 To Be Continued Vasily Senatorov – 33 points. Read more

SSL-2019: first day results

December 4, 2019       SSL-2019: first day results       The Nassau Yacht Club in the Bahamas has launched the 7th Star Sailors League finals – the decisive Star of the Year boat race in which famous yachtsmen from 22 countries take part. Curious statistics. Among the participants are four Olympic champions and 9 silver and bronze medalists of the Olympics, 23 world champions in the Star class, and two more in other Olympic classes. Plus a winner of the Volvo Ocean Race Read more

SSL-2019: the results of the first day

At the Yacht club, Nassau, the Bahamas kicked off the 7th Star Sailors League finals – the decisive regatta of the year by boats of a class “Star”, with the participation of famous sailors from 22 countries. Interesting statistics. Among the participants – four Olympic Champions and 9 silver, and bronze Olympic medalists, 23 world champion in the class “Star” and two other Olympic classes. Plus the winner of the Volvo Ocean Race and the 8 winners of the previous Read more

Who was the third – now the first

November 14, 2019       Who was the third – now the first       Everything mixed up in the Brest Atlantiques marathon — a length of 14,000 nautical miles — in which four Ultim class maxi trimarans take part. Now there is Sodebo Ultim 3 ahead (skippers of Tom Coville / Jean-Luc Nelia), although until recently this trimaran was only the third! And all due to the fact that the leader – the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild team (Frank Camma / Charles Codrelier) Read more

Who was the third – now the first

All mixed up in the marathon – length of 14 000 nautical miles race Brest Atlantiques, which involved four Maxi-trimaran class Ultim. Now, ahead of Sodebo Ultim 3 (skippers Volume Covill /Jean-Luc Nelia), although more recently this trimaran was only the third! And all because of the fact that the leader of the team Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Frank Kamma/ Charles Cedrela) and the second-ranked Macif (françois Gabaret /Gwenola the Gain) at the approach to the coast of Brazil needed Read more

The MST team is the first in Cascais!

Yesterday       The MST team is the first in Cascais!       The winner of the starting stage of the SB20 Cascais Winter Series was the MST team consisting of Vasily Grigoryev, Maxim Kuzmin and Mikhail Markin, the page of the Russian SB20 class association reports. Absolut Igor Ginzburg with Oleg Krivov, Zhanna Manukyan and Hugo Rocha took third place in Cascais! Two more Russian crews – Alissa Vladislav Ivanovsky and Polar Bear Away Denis Solovyov – took 7th and 13th places respectively. Read more

Team MST – the first in Cascais!

The winner of the launch stage of the Winter series Cascais SB20 was the team of the MST, composed by Vasily Grigoriev, Maxim Kuzmin and Mikhail Markin, reports the Russian Association of class SB20. Absolut Igor Ginzburg Oleg Kryvau, Zhanna Manukyan and Hugo Rocha took in Cascais third place! Two Russian crew – Alissa Vladislav Ivanovsky and Polar Bear Away Denis Solovyov took respectively 7 and 13. In all, the regatta was attended by 25 boats. The Foundation for successful Read more

One of our first hundred?

International sailing Federation World Sailing has released the October rankings of the strongest yachtsmen of the world. Driven rankings as well as places and results of Russians in the hundreds of boaters. 470 men. 1. Mathew Belcher/ William Ryan (Australia) – 987 points. …17. Paul Sozykin/ Denis Gribanov – 725. …95. Timothy Grigorin-Ryabov/ Alexey Safonov – 59. 470 women. Hannah Mills/ Aled McIntyre (UK) – 957. …37. Alisa Kirilyuk/ Angelica Chernyakhovskaya – 203. 49er. 1. James Peters/ Finn Sterritt (UK) Read more