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

In the golden fleet of our 12 teams

Today       In the golden fleet of our 12 teams       Maria Andrey Andrei Malygina takes third place in the European Championship in the class J / 70, which continues on Lake Garda in Italy. According to the results of two racing days and 6 races held by the Malygin team (Alexey Borisov, Andrei Kirilyuk, Leonid Klepikov) 25 points (with one release), revenues 4 – (17) – 1 – 9 – 9 – 2. Ahead of Russians is the Spanish Marnatura 1 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

Two in the golden fleet

January 26, 2019       Two in the golden fleet       According to the press service of the St. Petersburg school "Krestovsky Island", at Trofeo Euromarina Optimist Torrevieja in the Spanish city of Torrevieja, qualifying starts were held. According to their results, the participants were divided into gold, silver, bronze and emerald fleets (the latter were lagging behind). “Yesterday the north-west wind was 12-14 knots, but in the course of the day it increased and reached 18-20 knots by the beginning of the Read more

Two in the golden fleet

January 26, 2019       Two in the golden fleet       According to the press service of the St. Petersburg school "Krestovsky Island", at Trofeo Euromarina Optimist Torrevieja in the Spanish city of Torrevieja, qualifying starts were held. According to their results, the participants were divided into gold, silver, bronze and emerald fleets (the latter were lagging behind). “Yesterday the north-west wind was 12-14 knots, but in the course of the day it increased and reached 18-20 knots by the beginning of the 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

Winners – Golden Wheels

April 18, 2019       Winners – Golden Wheels       Elena Otekina talks about the final day of the 44Cup Porto Montenegro regatta in Montenegro. © Elena Otekina The Slovenian team Ceeref Igor La, who considers Montenegro to be her second home, became the honored winner of the regatta – the first in the new season of racing in the class of RC44. The winner of the two champion titles of the 2016 and 2017 seasons was ahead from the first to the 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