Setting a new record!

For most of the race, Rolex Fastnet Race, the whole struggle is still ahead, but in a division where competing giant trimarans, already came the denouement. Line honours, but at the same time and a new record for the race mnogoyarusnyi got the Maxi trimaran Edmonds De Rothschild (skippers Frank Kamma and Charles Cadrele). The distance (officially it is known, 608 nautical miles, but in fact Rothschild left astern 664 miles) new Champions overcame in 1 day 4 hours 2 Read more

Set a new record!

Yesterday       Set a new record!       For most of the participants in the Rolex Fastnet Race, the whole struggle is still ahead, but in the division, where giant trimarans compete, there is already a denouement. Line honors, and at the same time a new record for the multi-corps went to the trimaran Maxi Edmonds De Rothschild (skippers Frank Kamm and Charles Codrélieré). The distance (officially it is, as you know, 608 nautical miles, but in fact the Rothschild left 664 miles Read more

Zhanna Socrates is on record!

Yesterday       Zhanna Socrates is on record!       According to the site https://www.yachtingmonthly.com, last Tuesday, July 23, Jeanne Socrates crossed the equator on a 11.5-meter yacht Nereida and plans to complete a single round-the-world trip in a month or a bit more. But even earlier, on August 17, she will celebrate her birthday right in the ocean. She will be … 77 years old! What is !!! About bold grandmother (she really grandmother) we wrote, and more than once. But our site Read more

Jeanne Socrates goes on record!

According to the website https://www.yachtingmonthly.com last Tuesday, July 23, Jeanne Socrates 11.5-meter yacht Nereida has crossed the equator and plans to complete single round trip in a month or a little more. But even earlier, August 17, right in the ocean will celebrate a birthday. She turns 77 years! What!!! A brave grandmother (she really grandma), we wrote more than once. But our website and Facebook there are always new readers. So something let me repeat. Socrates – British, but Read more

Can Alan set the record?

July 17, 2019       Can Alan set the record?       Swiss Alan Raur set out to improve the record of crossing the Atlantic – from New York to Cape Lizard (the southernmost point of the island of Great Britain) on an IMOCA Open 60 class yacht. And it's close to success! Alan is 26 years old, but he already has a lot of long-distance solo races. So, in 2016, he started in the Vendée Globe – and eventually took the 12th place. Read more

Will it be possible for Alan to set a record?

Swiss Alan mourning isn set out to improve the record of crossing the Atlantic from new York to lizard point (the southernmost point of the island of Britain) on the yacht class IMOCA Open 60. And close to success! Alan 26 years old, but on account of his many long solitary racing. So, in 2016, he started in the Vendée Globe and finished in 12th place. In the Route du Rhum-2018 finished seventh. All this, of course, a considerable achievement, Read more

People from the record books

This year, the Australian John Sanders will be 80 years old. His birthday he will celebrate in the ocean. Sanders is going into his 11th trip around the world. You are not wrong, and the eyes you did not disappoint: for the Aussie-it really will be the ELEVENTH trip around the world! Moreover, a number of his achievements included in the Guinness Book of records. So, in 1986, 1988, he walked around the “ball” three times and solo and without Read more

New kite speed record

June 21, 2019       New kite speed record       American kiteboarder Rob Douglas set a new world record: on the beach of the French town of La Palm, he overcame the dimensional nautical mile at an average speed of 39.04 knots (72.30 kilometers per hour). Tramontana (cold north and north-east wind) blew during the record-breaking race, which took place in the framework of the Prince of Speed ​​tournament, at a speed of 30 to 45 knots. The previous record – 35.78 knots Read more

New speed record on a kite

The American Kiteboarder Rob Douglas set a new world record on the beach of the French town of La Palm trees, he overcame dimensional nautical mile with an average speed from 39.04 node (72,30 kilometers per hour). Tramontana (cold North and northeast wind) muzzle during record run, which was held in the framework of the tournament Prince of Speed, with a speed of 30 to 45 knots. The previous record – 35,78 nodes belonged to Frenchman Christophe Balloy and was Read more

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