“Russian heroes” – the winners of the Melges 20 World League!

December 16, 2019       “Russian heroes” – the winners of the Melges 20 World League!       In Miami, the first stage of the Miami Winter Series-2019/20 in the Melges 20 yacht class took place. At the same time, it was the last – 15th – stage of the 2019 Melges 20 World League. And the winner of the World League became Russian Bogatyrs, led by Igor Rytov! This time, “Bogatyrs” performed in Miami with Rytov, Konstantin Besputin and Valery Zatsarinsky – and Read more

“Russian heroes” – the winners of the Melges 20 World League!

Miami hosted the first stage of the Miami Winter Series-2019/20 of yachts Melges 20. At the same time it was the last – 15-minutes – step 2019 Melges 20 World League. And the winner of the World League of steel Russian Bogatyrs headed by Igor Bytovym! This time the “Heroes” were in Miami in stock: Rytov, Konstantin Besputin and Valery Zatsarinsky – and was second with eight races in 24 points (with one outlier). The same points scored another yacht Read more

Yachtsman of the Year 2019. Prizes have found their heroes!

November 29, 2019       Yachtsman of the Year 2019. Prizes have found their heroes!       The 11th Yachtsman of the Year National Award ceremony was held in Moscow. It has long become the traditional and main social event of the sailing season in our countries. Since 2017, the award has been held by Yacht Russia magazine, more than 120 people and organizations have become its laureates. The award ceremony took place – and this is also a tradition – at the Moscow Read more

Yachtsman of the year 2019. Awards found their heroes!

Moscow hosted the XI awarding ceremony of the National award “Sailor of the year”. It has long been the traditional and main social event of the sailing season in our countries. From 2017 the award is arranged by the magazine Yacht Russia, were awarded more than 120 people and organizations. The awards ceremony took place – and this is also the tradition in the Moscow state musical theatre of folklore “Russian song”. The ceremony was attended by over 1,000 guests, Read more

Normal heroes always go around!

November 26, 2019       Normal heroes always go around!       The record-breaking attempt by the famous French skipper Francis Jouillon and four members of his crew continues to set the IDEC SPORT max trimaran a world record at a distance from Port Louis on the island of Mauritius to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam (distance – 4 thousand nautical miles). As we already reported, IDEC SPORT should finish in Ho Chi Minh City 16-16 and a half days after the start. Read more

Normal heroes always go to bypass!

Continues record-breaking attempt of the famous French skipper Francis Guaiana and four members of his crew to install on the Maxi trimaran IDEC SPORT world record on the distance from Port-Louis in Mauritius to Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam (the distance of 4 thousand nautical miles). As we reported, IDEC SPORT has to finish in Ho Chi Minh city 16 – 16-a-half days after launch. But it is – according to the plans. And how will actually, it’s not Read more

"Heroes"! Did you doubt

September 8, 2019       "Heroes"! Did you doubt       On Sunday, the second and final day of the Russian Cup in the Melges 20 class, only one race was held in Malcesine on Lake Garda. By the sum of two days and three races held, the victory went to the “Russian heroes”. Have you doubted? Recall that the first day the strongest Russian team in recent years, Russian Bogatyrs (Igor Rytov, Anton Sergeyev, Konstantin Besputin) finished in third place (arrivals 11 and Read more

“Heroes”! You doubt?

Sunday – the second and final day of the drawing of the “Russian Cup” in the class Melges 20 in Malcesine on lake Garda managed to spend only one race. Over the two days and three races, victory went to the “Russian knights”. Did you doubt it? Recall that the first day of the strongest Russian team of last years Russian Bogatyrs (Igor Rytov, Anton Sergeev, Konstantin Besputin) finished in third place (wards 11 and 1, 12 points). In the Read more

“Heroes”! Did you doubt it?

The third stage of the European division of the World League in the yacht class Melges20, held in the Italian Scarlino, ended, as expected, the victory of the Russian Bogatyrs – Igor Rytov, Anton Sergeev and Konstantin Besputin. Sunday “Heroes” were not as brilliant as before, when they won all three races. But, nevertheless, the third and eighth two parishes (one went to the release) was more than enough to win. Team Rytov scored 14 points. The nearest rival, Italian Read more

On the pedestal of “Heroes” and “Pirogovo”

Only four races were able to hold of Puntaldia in Sardinia, where he completed the second stage of the European division of the World League of yachts Melges 20. We will remind, before the start Sunday, the sum of three races, was ahead of “Russian heroes” Igor Rytov – 12 points. In this case the same as it was the Argentine Boogie 2.0 skipper Pierluigi Rambelli. The wind yesterday in Puntarelle was extremely weak, so that, try as he might, Read more