The anniversary of the legendary lighthouse

Today celebrated its tercentenary anniversary of one of the oldest lighthouses in Russia – Tolbukhin lighthouse, established near Kronstadt. We introduce you to the material “Fontanka” dedicated to this event. In St.-Petersburg on August 28, celebrated the 300th anniversary of the creation of the Tolbukhin lighthouse, one of the oldest in Russia, located a few kilometers from the island of Kotlin. Usually there’s only two people, but today was crowded. “Birthday” of the lighthouse is celebrated on August 28 formally, Read more

Anniversary of the legendary lighthouse

Yesterday       Anniversary of the legendary lighthouse       Today, one of the oldest lighthouses in Russia, Tolbukhin Lighthouse, installed near Kronstadt, celebrated its 300th anniversary. We introduce you to the material "Fontanka.ru" dedicated to this event. On August 28, St. Petersburg celebrated the 300th anniversary of the creation of Tolbukhin Lighthouse, one of the oldest in Russia, located a few kilometers from the island of Kotlin. Usually only two people live here, but today it was crowded. The "birthday" of the lighthouse Read more

Legendary Fastnet Race

July 31, 2019       Legendary Fastnet Race       This Saturday, August 3, the famous Fastnet Race starts. We bring to your attention an abridged version of Andrey Kirsanov's material about this amazing race, which was published in the August issue of Yacht Russia magazine. The Rolex Fastnet Race, as its full name sounds, is one of the most complex offshore marine regattas. Every two years, sailors from around the world flock to Cowes Port on the Isle of Wight, where the regatta Read more

The Legendary Fastnet Race

Next Saturday, August 3, starts the famous regatta Fastnet Race. We offer to your attention a condensed version of material Andrei Kirsanov about this amazing race, which is published in the August issue of magazine Yacht Russia. Race the Rolex Fastnet Race, so the sound of her full name, is one of the most complex marine offshore regattas. Every two years in the port of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, where starts the regatta, attracts sailors from around the Read more

In Feadship upgraded legendary “Carabela” with a design by Carlo Riva

Dutch Feadship has successfully completed the refit of the yacht, Caravelle, one of seven classic boats brand designed by Carlo Riva (Carlo Riva), released in the 1960s. Fans of Feadship hunt for the “Caravels” around the world, and one of them finally managed to find and buy fifth corps of the legendary series of length 22.5 meters. In 1965, the year of launch, Caravelle baptized under the name Quien Sabe, and later renamed as Absolute. The new owner renamed the Read more

Ahead of the crew of the legendary Brazilian

In Nassau (Bahamas) started the final qualifying race of the regatta, Star Sailors League. Reports Elena Tekina: © Elena Tekina Boredom of futile waiting the wind on the first day for the qualifying races of the Star Sailors League finals with interest was compensated by Wednesday, December 5, four challenging races with unstable West changing to North wind of 10-12 knots. Ended the second day of the qualifying races flurry with a gain of 30 knots, the out Board one Read more

Found the legendary “Santa Maria” of Christopher Columbus

“Santa Maria”, the legendary flagship of Christopher Columbus, which sank off Haiti in 1492, seems to have found. According to the British newspaper “The Independent”, Tuesday we learned the wreck of the ship. The expedition, headed by famous American oceanographer, Barry Clifford (Clifford Barry), following the course that has kept in the diaries of Columbus himself, came upon the remains of an ancient ship lying on the seabed near the