Another Around the World – The Race Around!

July 10, 2019       Another Around the World – The Race Around!       More round the world races good and different! – this seems to be the motto of this summer. Month does not pass that it was not announced about carrying out the next Around the World. And here's another one. This race is called, as you already know, The Race Around. It was decided to hold it by two promotional companies – Manuka Sports Event Management and 5 Oceans Sports Read more

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

In the medal race did not hit. But still…

Today       In the medal race did not hit. But still…       The 125th week of Kiel (Kieler Woche) ended in Germany. Almost 4 thousand yachtsmen from 60 countries took part in the world's largest sailing regatta. Russian yachtsmen also performed in Kiel, but not in all Olympic classes. None of our compatriots, alas, was presented in medal races, however some of them stopped, let's say, on the approaches to these races. Here are the places that took the Russians. 49FX. 53 Read more

Ahead – the last race

June 21, 2019       Ahead – the last race       In Porto Cervo, Sardinia, the World Star class yacht class is coming to an end. 63 crews from 18 countries take part in the regatta. After five races, the American team Danilu is in the lead with Oji Diaz / Henri Bonning – and this is a definite surprise. Diaz, of course, is a man in sail known, at one time he became a world champion in both Snape and Zvezdniy, but Read more

Meet the Aegean Race

Yesterday       Meet the Aegean Race       On June 14 of the next, 2020, in Athens, near the columns of the famous temple of Poseidon, a solemn ceremony will be held to launch the new 600-mile race – Aegean 600. Translated from English – "Aegean." The sea there is Aegean, and the islands and everything else. Amazing places! And there is no doubt that the sailing non-stop 600-mile race in the Aegean Sea will enjoy considerable popularity. Naturally, provided that the organizer Read more

Nord Stream Race kicks off on June 22

Today       Nord Stream Race kicks off on June 22       The eighth Nord Stream Race will be held from June 21 to July 5. The first races will be held on June 22 in German Kiel. Next, the fleet will take the route Copenhagen – Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg. Regatta Nord Stream Race starts during the largest sailing festival in Europe – "Kiel week". Traditionally, this festival collects hundreds of sports, amateur and historical yachts. In Kiel, the ex-chancellor Read more

Ahead – decisive race

June 12, 2019       Ahead – decisive race       After four races of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 regatta in the Dragon class, which continues in Medemblik (Holland), the former leader is the Portuguese POR84 team with skipper Pedro Andrade. © Elena Razina The Portuguese have 20 points (parishes 4 – 2 – 5 – 9). Two teams are 4 points behind at once – the Dutch NED412 Troika led by Peter Heerem (3 – 1 – 15 – 5) and Read more

The crew of Samokhin won the first race

June 10, 2019       The crew of Samokhin won the first race       The victory of the RUS76 Rocknrolla team, consisting of Dmitry Samokhin, Alexey Bushuev and Andrey Kirilyuk, ended in Medemblik (Holland), the first race of the regatta Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019. In the first ten – another “Dragon” under the Russian flag: RUS27 Annapurna Anatoly Loginov, Alexander Shalagin and Vadim Statsenko crossed the finish line eighth. The "Golden Cup" of the Dragon class is one of the oldest and Read more

Today is the decisive race

June 4, 2019       Today is the decisive race       The "Golden" fleet has to go through the final race at the Cup of the Association "Optimist" class. June 4 will be known the names of those drivers who will represent our country in the world and European championships. The Optimist Class Association Cup is the most important regatta, which takes place in the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg from May 31 to June 4 and is the final stage of selection Read more

Irina Gracheva: “It was a good race!”

Today       Irina Gracheva: “It was a good race!”       Here is what Irina wrote after the finish line in the TROPHEE MARIE-AGNES PERON 2019 race on her Irina Gracheva Racing Mini-Transat 2019 page: It was a good race! MAP race results: – 17 of 55 in serie – 25 of 72 overall Good start in a group with leaders. Stretching and lagging under the spinnakers. A long badge on Chaussee de Sein, and a long badde back, which managed to stay Read more