Appeal V. Y. Senatorov, the sailing community

Dear friends! Dear sailors! Today I will be 65. To this day, I want to announce that we’ve decided to run for President of the WFTU. On the sail I since 1975. He started in the yacht club of MSU in hlebnikovo, continued in “Spartacus”. Went on the dinghies, “the 1/4-ton truck”, and from 2004 my heart belongs to “Dragon”. Of these 16 years I half the time served as class officer IDA – International Dragon Association, four years as Read more

The winner is the VIS sailing team/Victoria

In Saint Petersburg the first stage of the Cup SportsBoatRus. According to the Russian Association of class SB20, in the race was attended by 15 crews of the 14 boats. Unlike the first day, the wind yesterday was calmer – 6 knots, against 14 on Saturday. By the end of the regatta the wind died down to 2-3 knots. After two days of racing the winner of the first stage was the crew of the VIS sailing team/Victoria – Vadim Read more

Beneteau introduces new sailing yacht First 44.7

Beneteau starts production of a new model – First 44.7. The design of this yacht is based on the concept of the world famous yacht First 40.7 – the winner of the IMS World Championship, the winner of the Sydney-Hobart regatta and many other sailing competitions. The yacht features new developments, including the new Lewmar Y-shaped steering wheel, super-lightweight aluminum winches, increased living space, and a pull-out sofa in the cabin. Beneteau again turned to Bruce Farr’s team to develop Read more

Review of sailing yacht Beneteau Oceanis 42 CC

Year of construction: 2002Location: So. Cal.Navigation area: Coastal sea areasYacht Use: Day TripsAverage wind strength: 10-15 knotsCrew: 5-6 peopleLived in a yacht: noThe yacht was bought in 2002 If time could be turned back, would Kevin buy this yacht again ?: Yes. Added devices: Electric winch for mainsail, autopilot. Structural changes: None. The best features of the yacht: Easy handling, spacious cabins, good all-round visibility, spacious center cockpit and aft deck. Gaps in design, material selection and maintenance: None. Sailing Read more

Review of sailing yacht Beneteau Oceanis 331

Model: Oceanis Clipper 331Year of construction: 2001Location: Rock Hall, MDNavigation area: coastal. Rivers, lakes and coastal marine areasUse of the yacht: Weekends and moreNormal wind strength: 10-15 knotsCrew: 4 peopleLived in a yacht: noThe yacht was bought in 2001 If time could be turned back, would Pat Campbell buy this yacht again ?: Yes. After reviewing the good and bad points that I had to deal with over the course of two seasons of sailing, I came to the conclusion Read more

Review of sailing yacht Beneteau Oceanis 393

Model: Oceanis Clipper 393Year of construction: 2002Location: SingaporeUse of the yacht: weekendAverage wind strength: 10-15 knotsCrew: 2-4 peopleLived in a yacht: noYacht purchased: 2002If time could be turned back, would Carlos buy this yacht again ?: Definitely yes. The Oceanis 393 combines excellent quality and value for money. Added devices: Radar / GPS – chart plotter, spinnaker. Structural changes: no. The best features of the yacht: Speed ​​and comfort. Inadequacies in design, material selection and maintenance: The payola at the Read more

Review of sailing yacht Beneteau Oceanis 473

Model: Oceanis Clipper 473Year of construction: 2002.Location: Marco Island, FL.Navigation area: Ocean.Use of the yacht: Day trips. Year of construction: 2002Location: Marco Island, FLNavigation area: OceanYacht Use: Day TripsAverage wind strength: 10-15 knotsCrew: 2-4 peopleLived in a yacht: noYacht purchased in: 2001If time could be set back, would Mike buy this yacht again ?: Yes, but with some changes. Added devices: 220V generator, bow thruster The best features of the yacht: Easy and comfortable sailing. Large, spacious cabins. Gaps in Read more

Review of sailing yacht Beneteau First 44.7

The entire Beneteau First family of yachts is marketed as racing and cruising yachts. However, there are certain differences in this range: the First 40.7 is an unconditional racer, and the First 47.7 is more of a fast cruiser. The new Beneteau First 44.7 should be referred to as an older sister – First 40.7. The yacht is designed with a good IRC racing score in mind and has a decent racing performance. The yacht is equipped with the so-called Read more

Sailing boat Beneteau Oceanis Clipper 331

The Oceanis Clipper 331 (Clipper stands for Standard Equipment Package) is a design by Groupe Finot, complete with one or two aft cabins and lifting keel. This yacht is designed to expand the range of Beneteau Oceanis sailing yachts and to compete with the Bavaria 34, Sun Odyssey 34.2 and Elan 331. For cruise yachts of the 1960s and 70s, a stereotyped layout of the saloon and cabins is typical: cramped aft berths, where you have to climb with your Read more

Cruising sailing yacht Oceanis 523

Beneteau has announced the upcoming release of a new 50-foot model: the Oceanis 523, designed by Finot. She nestled between the undeniably successful but already slightly outdated Beneteau 50 and the new superboat Beneteau 57. The Oceanis 523 combines the main characteristics that determine the success of the Oceanis range: an elongated double deckhouse designed to maximize the height of the cabin ceiling and increase the overall interior volume, a huge panoramic porthole in the saloon, a comfortable deck layout, Read more