Thompson is going to win the Vendée Globe

Briton Alex Thomson admits that his main goal was to win starting in November, round-the-world race Vendée Globe singles. Recall that the Vendée Globe 2012/13, Thompson finished third, and four years later became the second. Now he wants to win. But sir Alex – for a start it is necessary to overcome not less than 2000 nautical miles in the upcoming qualification race Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’olonne. This race (all of its length is 3,600 nautical miles), the recall will start Read more

Thomson intends to win at Vendée Globe

Today       Thomson intends to win at Vendée Globe       Briton Alex Thomson does not hide the fact that his main goal is to win the round-the-world race of singles Vendée Globe starting in November. Recall that Vendée Globe-2012/13 Thomson finished third, and four years later became the second. Now he wants to win. But for this, Sir Alex – for starters – needs to cover at least 2,000 nautical miles in the upcoming Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne qualification race. This race (its Read more

Vendee Globe: doubts about the launch date

Yesterday       Vendee Globe: doubts about the launch date       It seemed that there was a regatta in the world, which – unlike everyone else – did not plan to postpone or cancel. It's about the famous round-the-world singles race Vendee Globe, the start of which is scheduled for November 8. But the situation with the pandemic, by and large, is getting better, and therefore the organizers of the Vendee Globe have doubts that the start of the round-the-world can be held Read more

Vendee Globe: has any doubt about the date of launch

Seemed to have the world regatta, which – unlike all others – do not plan to postpone or cancel. Talking about the famous round-the-world race singles Vendee Globe, the launch of which is scheduled for November 8. But the situation with the pandemic, by and large, the better it becomes, and therefore the organizers of the Vendee Globe in any doubt that the start of this voyage will be able to hold at the appointed time. This is due, firstly, Read more

Vendée Globe: start on November 8

Today       Vendée Globe: start on November 8       The good news: there is, imagine, a regatta in the world that they do not plan to postpone or cancel! In a sense, the Vendée Globe 2020/21 singles round-the-world race was lucky: its start in the French Le Sables d’Olonne was originally scheduled for November 8th. At this point, many of the current problems associated with the coronavirus pandemic will already be resolved. In any case, Yves Owine, the head of the organizing Read more

Vendée Globe: the launch on 8 November

The good news is, imagine the world regatta, which do not plan to postpone or cancel! In a sense, round the world race the Vendée Globe single-2020/21 was lucky: her start in the French Les-Sables-d’olonne was originally scheduled for 8 November. By this time many of the current problems associated with the pandemic coronavirus, will be resolved. In any case, the head of the organizing Committee race of the Willow Ovine is we want to believe. “We are doing everything Read more

Champions – “Mig” and “Globe”

August 13, 2019       Champions – “Mig” and “Globe”       In the Nizhny Novgorod Region, the traditional regatta “R.E. Alekseev’s Cup” ended, in the framework of which the Russian championships in the Quarterton and Open800 classes were held. The jubilee regatta, according to https://rusyf.ru with reference to the race press secretary Olga Kolosova, has become the largest in the history of the Alekseyev Cup: 64 yachts from Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow, St. Petersburg went to the start of the first race Saratov, Cheboksary, Read more

Champions – “MiG” and “globe”

In the Nizhny Novgorod region ended the traditional regatta “the Cup of R. E. Alekseev”, within which passed the championship of Russia in classes Chetvertichnykh and Open800. Anniversary regatta, as reported https://rusyf.ru with reference to the press-Secretary of the races, Olga Kolosov became the largest for all history of the “Cup Alekseev” at the start of the first race came 64 yachts from Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Saratov, Cheboksary, Kazan, Cherepovets, Taganrog and other Russian cities. The competition was presented Read more

Mecca sails vote for Golden Globe Race

Yesterday       Mecca sails vote for Golden Globe Race       The authorities of Mecca of the French sail, Le Sables d’Olon, in the department of Vendée, unanimously voted for the round-the-world Golden Globe Race to return to their city in 2022, as in 2018. By the decision of the City Council of Les Sables d’Olon, the project’s financing in 2022 will be significantly expanded. Moreover, the council supported GGR races also in 2026 and 2030. As the head of the Golden Globe Read more

Mecca sails vote for Golden Globe Race

The authorities of Mecca of French sail – Les-Sables-d’olonne in the vendée – has unanimously voted to 2022 Golden Globe Race round the world again, as in 2018, took the start in their city. The decision of the city Council Les-Sables-d’olonne financing of the project in 2022 will be greatly expanded. Moreover, the Council has supported the racing GGR also in 2026 and 2030. As the head of the organizing Committee of the Golden Globe Race-don McIntyre, it can not Read more