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

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