GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: the latest news

January 3, 2019       GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: the latest news       Yesterday everything was calm on the weather map around Uku Randmaa, reports @EsmeraldaOK. But computer models have already promised a storm for several days this morning. At lunch, the storm should have been over Uku. Uku, despite all attempts to accelerate, to go through the waves of 6 – 7 meters and the wind about 60 knots. Today we will follow its mark on the map with special attention. Jean-Luc, after Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: Passion for rigging

February 4, 2019       GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: Passion for rigging       Leaders of the race # GGR2018 finished, and disputes over the results – started, reports #EsmetaldaOK. Don McIntyre tries to provide comprehensive answers to all questions. © # GGR2018 Although Jean-Luc's yacht was allowed to race after checking for compliance with the rules, some people had doubts about the acceptability of the modifications he made. In particular, it concerns the use of a mast shortened by 1.5 meters. Don confirmed that Read more

Interview with Uku Randmaa, participant and winner of the Golden Globe Race 2018

April 15, 2019       Interview with Uku Randmaa, participant and winner of the Golden Globe Race 2018 Just a couple of days ago, our good friend Dmitry Sinitsa (DX-traveler) – the man who helped assemble the radio support team of Igor Zaretsky – met with another member of the round-the-world regatta Golden Globe Race, Uku Randma. At our request, he asked him a few questions. JS: What feelings do you feel now, almost a month after the finish? Was there time Read more

Golden Globe Race. Afterword

April 23, 2019       Golden Globe Race. Afterword       Yesterday, at the congress center in the French town of Le Sable d'Olon, in the presence of several thousand spectators, the winners of the Golden Globe Around the World were given prizes, and all participants — both those who had withdrawn from the race and memorable "globes". Vladimir Snegirev reports: Well that's all. This adventure is almost over. In total at the start in July last year there were 18 participants. Only four Read more

Golden Globe Race. Afterword

Yesterday in the square at the Congress centre in the French town of Les Sables d’olonne in the presence of several thousand spectators to the winners around the world “Golden globe” was awarded prizes and all the participants and those who withdrew and those who completed the race, commemorative “globes”. Says Vladimir Snegirev: Well, that’s all. This adventure is almost over. Just at the start in July last year there were 18 participants. Finished only four. Four boats lost in Read more

Interview with UCF, Randmaa, participant and prize-winner of the Golden Globe Race in 2018

Just a couple of days ago, our good friend Dmitry Sinitsa (DX-traveler) – the person who helped to assemble a team of radiodense Igor Zaretsky met with another party round the world regatta Golden Globe Race, UCU, Randy. At our request he asked him a few questions. DS: What do you feel now, after almost a month after the finish? It is time to think and realize what you’ve done? UR: these are two very different situations for a person Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: the passion of the rigging

Leaders race #GGR2018 finished, and disputes about the results – started, according to #EsmetaldaOK. Don McIntyre tries to give satisfactory answers to all questions. © #GGR2018 Although the yacht Jean-Luc was allowed to race after checking for compliance with the rules, some people began to doubt the validity of modifications made to them. In particular, it concerns the use of a shortened 1.5 meter mast. Don confirmed that such modification complies with the rules of the race. Thus emerged a Read more

Mark Slats got the silver world tour the Golden Globe Race

23:18:30 UTC 31 Jan 41-year-old Dutch sailor has completed her journey. Since the start in Les Sables d’olonne it took 214 days, 12 hours, 18 minutes and 43 seconds. “Bravo, Mark! You did what nobody has been able: took second place in the Golden Globe Race!” just kidding fans of the Slats in social networks. January 28, the day before the finish of Jean-Luc van den Heede (Jean Luc Van Den Heede), Manager of the coast team of Slats directly Read more

Jean-Luc van den Heede won Golden Globe Race

French 73-year-old yachtsman was successfully finished in Les Sables-d’olonne at 9:50 UTC on 29 January. To make a single nonstop trip around the world he managed for 211 days, 23 hours and 50 minutes. In anticipation of the finish on the GGR pages in social networks have begun a charity auction. A lot of it was the Teddy bear who sailed around the world together with van den Heede. Such a toy at the start, each participant received a race. Read more

GOLDEN GLOBE RACE: last news

Yesterday on the weather map around UCF, Randmaa it was all quiet, reports @EsmeraldaOK. But computer models for several days promised the start of a storm this morning. In the afternoon the storm should be over UCF. UCF, despite all attempts to accelerate, have to go through waves of 6 – 7 meters and winds of about 60 knots. Today we with special attention to follow a mark on the map. Jean-Luc after crossing the equator can afford to estimate Read more