The first race of the season

Yesterday The first race of the season Last Sunday, the Pirogovskoye reservoir was filled with sails. The Pirogovo Yacht Club held the first races this season in several classes at once. © Alexey Konoplev They were joined by the yacht clubs “Hals” and “Nut Bay”. There was a feeling that all yachtsmen in Moscow went to the water: they waited for the late start of the season! Of course, this was facilitated by the excellent sunny weather – a strong Read more

Nord Stream Race postponed to September

Yesterday       Nord Stream Race postponed to September       Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the offshore regatta Nord Stream Race, which runs along the route Kiel – Copenhagen – Stockholm – Helsinki – St. Petersburg, scheduled for June 2020, has been postponed. It is planned that the regatta will start on September 5. The health of athletes, guests, spectators, members and employees of participating clubs and organizers is a top priority for the organizers of the Nord Stream Race race and its Read more

Whole hollywood race

Today       Whole hollywood race       It was amazing! So that so many cinema stars converge in one regatta … And what stars! And most importantly, time: May 1945. Germany had just capitulated in Europe, and it became clear that soon the same fate awaited Japan. It was a fantastic race, the sailing world did not know anything like it. And no one could predict that there would be no continuation … In general, you already understood: we continue the “coronavirus” project Read more

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

The first race – on Monday!

Today       The first race – on Monday!       On March 13, in the Arenal resort, located in the southwestern part of the island of Mallorca near Palma, the 470 world championship starts. The first race of the regatta will be held on Monday, March 16. In the lists declared 71 are male (including ours, Pavel Sozykin and Denis Gribanov) and mixed crew, as well as 33 are female (among them Alisa Kirilyuk and Angelika Chernyakhovskaya – however, the regatta’s website states Read more

A step away from the medal race

Today       A step away from the medal race       Stephanie Elfutina failed to break into the RS: X World Championship medal race, which ends in Sorrento (Australia). But she was very close to that. According to the results of 12 races held, Elfutina scored 115 points (with two emissions) – and took 11th place in the table. It’s terribly insulting, because the representative of Hong Kong, Hei Man Chan, who is in the cherished 10th place, has 114 points. Only one Read more

One race per day

Today       One race per day       Today, at the World Championship in the Laser Radial class, which continues in Melbourne, both women and men again managed to hold one race (despite the fact that they wanted to hold three). Of the five Russian racers, the most successful on Monday was Yekaterina Zyuzina – she finished fifth in her fleet. And now, in the sum of two races, it takes 23rd place (29 points, arrivals 24-5). The achievements of other Russians are Read more

The memorial race has begun!

Today       The memorial race has begun!       According to the website http://www.russiansails2020.ru, a 200-mile regatta dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica and the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War was launched. For the first time, Rosrybolovstvo sailboats met in the southern latitudes of the Atlantic and implemented a world-wide project. © www.russiansails2020.ru In the South Atlantic Ocean, Sedov, Kruzenshtern and Pallada met. The crews and cadets of each ship are configured only to Read more