Record "Optimists"!

June 1, 2019       Record "Optimists"!       On May 31, the most important Optimist class regatta, the Association Cup, started in the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg. As a result of these competitions will be determined by the composition of teams that will go to the European Championships and the world. The current Association Cup has already broken all records – 224 athletes from 24 regions of the country, including Sakhalin and Khabarovsk regions and Vladivostok, took part in it. The 3rd Read more

Record “Optimists”!

May 31 at the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg started the most important class regatta Optimist – Cup Association. The results of these competitions will determine the teams who will go on superiority of Europe and the world. The current Cup Association has already broken all records with participation of 224 athletes from 24 regions of the country, including from Sakhalin, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok regions. 3rd in the history of the Cup of Association of class “Optimist” is the final stage Read more

Not a record, but …

March 1, 2019       Not a record, but …       The Italians Jiammarco Sardi and Tullio Piccolini crossed the Atlantic on a catamaran, to which they gave the proud name Ocean Cat. In fact, it is a 6-meter apparatus for coastal racing. Sardi and Piccolini started from Dakar (Senegal) in western Africa, and finished in Pointe-a-Pitre on Guadeloupe Island in the eastern Caribbean. They covered a distance of about 2,900 nautical miles in 14 days, 3 hours and 40 minutes. This is Read more

Covil tuned to record

March 19, 2019       Covil tuned to record       Yesterday at the Multiplast shipyard in Van (it is a city in the north-west of France), the Sodebo 3 Ultim maxi-trimaran 3 (32 meters in length, 23 in width) was launched. Experts pay attention to the constructional feature of Sodebo 3: the cabin, compared to other vessels of the same class, is pushed forward, and right behind it is a 34-meter mast. How successful such a configuration, must confirm the tests that will Read more

Kovil is configured to record

Yesterday at the shipyard Multiplast in Vannes (is a city in North-West France) was launched Maxi-trimaran Sodebo Ultim class 3 (32 meters in length, 23 in width). Experts draw attention to the structural feature Sodebo 3: cabin compared to other ships of the same class, forward, and right behind it is a 34-metre mast. How successful such a configuration, should confirm the test, which will begin next week. Skipper’s new trimaran will, as we previously reported, the famous Tom Covill, Read more

Not a record, but…

The Italians Gianmarco Sardi and Tullio Piccolini crossed the Atlantic on a catamaran, to which they gave the proud name of Ocean Cat. This is actually a 6-meter apparatus for inshore racing. Sardi and Piccolini started from Dakar (Senegal) in West Africa and finished in Pointe-à-Pitre on the island of Guadeloupe in the Eastern Caribbean sea. A distance of approximately 2900 nautical miles they walked for 14 days, 3 hours and 40 minutes. It does not record. Two years ago, Read more

Will not record: Spindrift 2 is sent for repair

The crew of the 40-metre Maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 is forced once again to abandon all attempts of sailing around the world and to conquer the Jules Verne Trophy. At 16:06 UTC on 1 February, the skipper , Jan Guichard (Yann Guichard) contacted the technical shore team and reported on the failure of the right wheel. At this point, the boat was in the Indian ocean 1,200 miles from the Australian Cape Luwin and walked at a speed of 15 knots. Read more

Record in a gift anniversary: Boot Dusseldorf sums up

The pavilion is the biggest boat show Boot Düsseldorf celebrated this year its fiftieth anniversary with a special scale: 220 thousand square meters, and 2 thousand exhibitors from 73 countries. Look at all this splendor from 19 to 27 January came around 250 thousand visitors from more than 100 countries. For comparison, a year ago, the show attracted 247 thousand. “I have been to many events here in düsseldorf, but this Boot was unique. In the halls of the great Read more

Spindrift 2 reached the equator is about 23 hours faster boat record in the Jules Verne Trophy

Team a 40-meter Maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2, which is 16 January, went into nonstop circumnavigation to try to put a speed record and to win the Jules Verne Trophy, celebrating the first small victory. On the morning of 21 January, 4 days, 20 hours and 23 minutes after the start of the trip, the boat crossed the equator. Until this first “control points” trimaran arrived in 22 hours and 47 minutes faster than the ship’s past record of Frenchman Francis Guaiana Read more

Horizon Yachts has set a world record in composite shipbuilding

“Daughter” of the Taiwanese shipyard, Atech Composites specializing in composite shipbuilding has completed the simultaneous infusion 42,7 meter casing and stiffeners of motor Horizon EP140. For the project used a vacuum infusion method and a proprietary method of 3D-flow resin that allows you to create ribs at the same time with the body. It makes the boat more light, and more sturdy. These achievements look quite natural, when we remember that at the turn of the century, in 2000, experts Read more