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

Another yacht abandoned in the ocean

June 4, 2019       Another yacht abandoned in the ocean       The New Zealand edition Stuff reported today that a Norwegian yachtsman, who set out on soloing from New Zealand to Tahiti on May 14, filed a distress signal, reporting that serious "mechanical damage" had occurred on his 13-meter Albatross yacht. The patrol Orion sent to the reconnaissance mission found a boat in a given area (about halfway from New Zealand) and made radio contact with the yachtsman. He said that he Read more

Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean

May 24, 2019       Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean After a six-month repair at the Multiplast shipyard, the Edmond de Rothschild racing trimaran (aka Gitana 17) was launched. In addition to returning the right float lost in the race to the nasal tip (and the corresponding reinforcement of all structures), the vessel, according to a press release, "has undergone additional aero- and hydrodynamic optimization." Interestingly, the data on the actual load on the hull of the yacht, were obtained Read more

Edmond de Rothschild returns to the ocean

After six months of renovation at the shipyard Multiplast racing trimaran Edmond de Rothschild (aka Gitana 17) was launched. In addition to the return of the lost race of the nasal tip of the right float (and the corresponding strengthening of all structures) the ship, as reported in the press release, “was subjected to additional Aero – and hydrodynamic optimization”. Interestingly, data on the actual load on the hull was obtained using the recorded on-Board inertial navigation system data about Read more

How’s the ocean?

In Miami (USA) continue to race the second stage of the world Cup-2019. In the regatta, as we have already informed, involved 650 sailors from 60 countries, including 34 of the champion and prize-winner of Competitions. While Russia is in the Miami are only three. 470 class (crew 37) Paul Sozykin and Denis Gribanov after four races occupy 23-e a place; the parishes 19 – (29) – 7 – 27. In “Finn” (27 participants) Alex Selivanov after five races – Read more