John Sanders: 11th Round the World!

Today       John Sanders: 11th Round the World!       Yesterday, 81-year-old Australian John Sanders reached Cape Town, where he decided to stay for repairs and relaxation. As we previously reported, in early November, this incredible Australian veteran skipper set off from Fremantle on his ELEVENTH circumnavigation! Sanders went on a hike on the yacht Perie Banou II, and the motto of his current trip is No Plastic Waste Voyage. For our new readers who have not heard of Sanders before, here are Read more

11th round of the world of John Sanders

Yesterday       11th round of the world of John Sanders       Last Sunday, 80-year-old Australian John Sanders went from Fremantle on a trip around the world. This is a sensation in itself, given its age. But in fact, the main sensation is that for Sanders this is the 11th round the world! You were not mistaken: this is truly his ELEVEN circumnavigation of the world! Moreover, a number of Sanders achievements are included in the Guinness Book of Records. So, in 1986 Read more

And by tradition – the Round Table

October 31, 2019       And by tradition – the Round Table       According to the website http://www.parusniy-sport.org, at the Spartak yacht club, a round table was traditionally held at the end of the season, organized by the Council of Class Associations. The event was attended by representatives of associations of yacht classes, yacht clubs, sailing schools, student sections. Representatives of yacht class associations talked about how their classes are developing, their experience and interesting suggestions. The fast-growing fleet of yachts "Rocket-670" was Read more

According to tradition – the Round table

According to the website http://www.parusniy-sport.org in Moscow yachts-club “Spartak” traditionally, at the end of the season was held a Round table organized by the Council of Association classes. The event was attended by representatives of the associations of classes of yachts, yacht clubs, sailing schools, the student sections. Representatives of the associations of classes of yachts spoke about how to develop their classes, their experience and interesting offers. Was submitted to rapidly growing fleet of “Rocket-670”, which may soon be Read more

Round-the-world Ocean Race was “especially valuable”

International Federation sail – World Sailing – included round-the-world race Ocean Race (formerly the Volvo Ocean Race) in the list of highly important for the development of sailing competitions. The status of the World Sailing races Special Event has 2021-22 and 2025-26 years. Recall that in the Ocean Race, where for a quarter of a century were exclusively yacht VO65 class, from now on, will also attend the court of the IMOCA 60 class hydrofoil. Round the world race 2021-22 Read more

The second round robin started

Yesterday       The second round robin started       According to the results of two racing days of the world championship in a match flight in Yekaterinburg, the Australian crew is ahead of everyone. He is haunted by teams from Denmark, New Zealand and Poland. The first round robin was held: each team spent 11 races, meeting in turn with all rivals. “The day was long and productive, the juniors showed their fighting qualities brighter than on the first day,” says Flavio Naveiro, Read more

Started the second round Robin

Ahead of all at the end of two days of racing of the world championship match held Australian flight crew. He was haunted by teams from Denmark, New Zealand and Poland. The first round Robin: each team played 11 races, meeting in turn with all the competitors. The day was long and productive, juniors showed their fighting qualities brighter than on the first day – says Flavio Naveira, the main umpire of the championship of the world among juniors. Our Read more

With round the world you, Mrs.!

April 28, 2019       With round the world you, Mrs.!       Polish yachtswoman Joanna Paikowska has just completed her solo circumnavigation around the Three Capes. Thus, it became the fourth Polish athlete who passed this "cool route". Her voyage began in Plymouth, she spent 218 days to cover the entire distance. 168 April 28, 2019 # 8972                                                                  Chief Editor

Round-the-world torture Stephen Kopera

“This is the happiest day of my life… And it’s (Les Sables-d’olonne) is the best place… the Capital of offshore races,” he said at the finish of Istvan Kopar, who took fourth place in the Golden Globe round the world Race. To these words, istván added something else: “It was torture for me. My autopilot stopped working normally almost from the first day of the race. As for the boat – no problems, but I had. Luck was clearly not Read more

The leader of the round the world regatta GGR left to go 2000 miles to the finish line

Frenchman Jean-Luc van den Heede (Jean-Luc van den Heede), leading to the circumnavigation of lone Golden Globe Race, only a little more than 2000 nautical miles to complete the journey. To arrive in Les Sables-d’olonne (France), where on 1 July this year came the contestants, he may already January 26. 5 Jan van den Heede spent trying for 18 hours to stay South of the 20th parallel of the Northern hemisphere. He worked 18-hour penalty which was received in early Read more