Ocean Race – Route Determined!

Yesterday       Ocean Race – Route Determined!       Ocean Race organizers have finally announced the exact route. The race starts in October 2021 in Alicante, passes through 8 cities and finishes in 2022 in Italy, and more specifically in Genoa. Complete Ocean Race 2021-22 Route: Alicante, Spain – Start Cape Verde Cape Town, South Africa Shenzhen china Auckland, New Zealand Itajai, Brazil Newport, USA Aarhus, Denmark The Hague, Netherlands Genoa, Italy – Grand Final For the first time in the history of Read more

Ocean Race – the Route is defined!

The organizers of the round the world race Ocean Race has finally announced the exact route. The race starts in October 2021 in Alicante, will travel through 8 cities and will finish in 2022 in Italy, and more precisely in Genoa. Full itinerary Ocean Race 2021-22: Alicante, Spain – Start Cape Verde Cape town, South Africa Shenzhen, China Auckland, New Zealand Itajaí, Brazil Newport, United States Aarhus, Denmark The Hague, Netherlands Genoa, Italy – the Grand final For the first Read more

Will L’Occitane make a difference in ocean racing?

Today       Will L’Occitane make a difference in ocean racing? In early February, a new Open 60 (IMOCA) class yacht, the L’Occitane, designed by Sam Manor for Armel Tripon, was launched in France. She became the seventh – and so far the last IMOCA class boat – built for the Vendée Globe 2020-21 race. The new yacht is distinguished by the radical design of the bow – it is made in the spirit of the famous American scow boats and in Read more

Will the L’occitane world of ocean racing?

In early February, France had launched the new boat the Open 60 class (IMOCA) – L’occitane, designed by Sam Manor for the armel Tripon. She was the seventh and last boat of the IMOCA class – built for the race Vendée Globe 2020-21. The new yacht features a radical design bow – it is made in the spirit of the famous American boats of the “Skow” and becomes in recent years more and more popular in some racing classes the Read more

The Indian Ocean is left behind!

Today       The Indian Ocean is left behind! Today at 4.30 a.m. Moscow time, the IDEC Sport maxi-trimaran (skipper Francis Jouillon) reached Cape of Good Hope. Recall, Zhuillon and his crew of 4 people intend to set a new world record on the classic route of the Tea Race from Hong Kong to London. And half the way is now passed! 7666.3 nautical miles from Hong Kong to the Cape of Good Hope IDEC Sport covered 14 days, 17 hours and Read more

The Indian ocean is left behind!

Today at 4.30 am Moscow time, the Maxi-trimaran IDEC Sport (skipper – Francis Joyon) reached the Cape of Good hope. Recall, Guion and his crew of 4 people intend to set a new world record on the classic route of the Tea race from Hong Kong to London. And half the roads are now completed! 7666,3 nautical miles from Hong Kong to Cape of Good hope IDEC Sport overcame 14 days, 17 hours and 29 minutes (average speed of 21.7 Read more

Twenty days in the ocean

Andrei Petrov summarizes the results of the transatlantic race Mini Transat 2019, which ended on the island of Martinique. That left behind a fascinating transatlantic marathon, like a breeze passed by members of the race Mini-Transat 2019. Last Sunday in Martinique was awarded to the winners of the second stage of the competition. The overall results of the regatta is also already announced, but the official ceremony will take place only after a week and a half and will be Read more

Round-the-world Ocean Race was “especially valuable”

International Federation sail – World Sailing – included round-the-world race Ocean Race (formerly the Volvo Ocean Race) in the list of highly important for the development of sailing competitions. The status of the World Sailing races Special Event has 2021-22 and 2025-26 years. Recall that in the Ocean Race, where for a quarter of a century were exclusively yacht VO65 class, from now on, will also attend the court of the IMOCA 60 class hydrofoil. Round the world race 2021-22 Read more

Around the world Ocean Race has become "especially valuable"

Today       Around the world Ocean Race has become "especially valuable"       The International Sailing Federation – World Sailing – has included the Ocean Race (formerly Volvo Ocean Race) around the world in the list of competitions especially important for the development of sailing. The World Sailing Special Event status is assigned to races 2021-22 and 2025-26. Recall that in Ocean Race, where for the last quarter of a century only class VO65 yachts performed, IMOCA 60 hydrofoil vessels will also take Read more