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

“Beyond repair”

Eerie sight. The remains of the Maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire IX taken to the Spanish port of Vigo. © Javi Montenegro As you know, 100-foot trimaran (skipper armel Le Cle) participated in the transatlantic race singles Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, but on the third day of the regatta, faced with an unidentified object, turned over 340 miles North-East of the Azores. Les Cles in the collision were not injured. Unlike the vessel. “The recovery of the trimaran not be,” Read more

…And stood for repair

A trip around the world famous yacht Maiden had to be interrupted after just 36 hours after launch – due to “unforeseen problems”. The ship is forced to turn to Plymouth to embark on the repair. Recall those who do not know, what is this Maiden and the yacht is interesting. 58-foot Maiden came to prominence almost three decades ago, when he took part in the round the world Whitbread Round the World Race 1989/90. On Board were the first Read more

“Power of Siberia” was removed from the rocks and sent for repair

32-foot ketch “Power of Siberia”, which in mid-October, ran aground in Palma de Mallorca, finally managed to budge. For a long time operations were hampered by strong waves, where the ship during a stop on two anchors and demolished in a storm on rocks close to the promenade of Paseo Maritimo. Now the boat is waiting for repair at the shipyard STP Shipyard Palma, whose docks are among the best in Europe. “Power of Siberia” went from Turkey through the Read more