Cuba sailing not!

But not everyone, only Americans. As reported by the Associated Press, the us administration imposed from tomorrow, a ban on all types of voyages from the shores of the United States to Cuba. Under the ban came as cruise ships and private pleasure motor or sailing yacht. Literally, the prohibition reads: “Cruise ships as well as recreational and pleasure vessels are prohibited from departing the U.S. on temporary sojourn to Cuba, effective tomorrow. Consequently, private and corporate aircraft, cruise ships, Read more

The sailing season starts in St. Petersburg!

May 30, 2019       The sailing season starts in St. Petersburg!       A press conference is devoted to this, which will be held on June 4 at 14.00 in the Media Center of the Government of St. Petersburg (Zvenigorodskaya St., 22). In 2019, the Northern Capital will host the RS: X (Windsurfing) Junior World Sailing Championship for the first time. In addition, there will be one of the largest yachting festivals of Russia “Baltic Yacht Week”, the stage of the European Champions Read more

In St. Petersburg kicks off the sailing season!

This is dedicated to the press conference which will be held June 4 at 14.00 in the media center of Saint-Petersburg Government (Zvenigorodskaya street, D. 22). In 2019, the Northern capital for the first time will host the world championship in sailing in the class RS:X (Windsurfing) championship. In addition, there will be one of the largest yacht festivals in Russia “Baltic yacht week” stage of the European sailing Champions League, Saint-Petersburg sailing week, the National sailing League regatta Nord Read more

New World Sailing Rating

February 20, 2019       New World Sailing Rating       For the first time in 2019, the International Sailing Federation published the ranking of the world's strongest yachtsmen in the Olympic classes, which is based on the results for the last two years. We give the names of those who lead in each of the ten classes, as well as the positions of Russian athletes in the first hundred of the rankings. 470 men. 1. Matthew Belcher / William Ryan (Australia) – 988 Read more

World Sailing President answers our questions

February 20, 2019       World Sailing President answers our questions       In the new (116th) issue of YR, we are publishing an interview with World Sailing President Kim Andersen, who took the time to answer our questions regarding recent WS actions. Here is a small excerpt from this conversation: Yacht Russia: The latest decisions of World Sailing Council have caused a lot of questions, doubts and rumors. Could you comment on the situation and tell about possible solutions to the problems? Kim Read more

Extreme Sailing Series ordered to live long

March 29, 2019       Extreme Sailing Series ordered to live long       OC Sport, which owns the rights to the popular Extreme Sailing Series racing series, has confirmed that it does not see financial expediency in its further implementation. Recall, the Extreme Sailing Series races have been held since 2007. In recent years, 10-meter flying catamarans of the GC32 class, capable of speeding over 60 km / hour, and 40-foot Extreme 40 catamarans took part in them in recent years. The stages Read more

World Sailing has not yet decided

April 29, 2019       World Sailing has not yet decided       The World Sailing Federation considered it necessary to somewhat cool down the ardor of the leaders of the International Laser Class Association (ILCA). This is due to their decision to change the name of the new certified vessels of this class, and the class itself as such, to ILCA Dinghy. We have already described the causes of the war that broke out between ILCA and the largest manufacturer of yachts of Read more

New face of the sailing Olympiad

May 4, 2019       New face of the sailing Olympiad       On May 17-19 in London, in the premises of the famous Chelsea football club, meetings of the Mid-Annual Conference will be held. On May 17-19, London, in the offices of the famous Chelsea Football Club, there will be meetings of the Mid-Annual Conference of the International Sailing Federation (WS). This is what Oleg Ilyin, a member of the WS Council, told the VFPS website: At this time, we can expect particularly Read more

The new face of the sailing Olympics

May 17-19 in London, in the premises of the famous football club “Chelsea” there will be meetings Annual Conference Межд17-may 19 in London, in the premises of the famous football club “Chelsea” will pass meeting of the Annual conference of the International sailing Federation (World Sailing/ WS). Here is what the website of the WFTU member of the Board WS Oleg Ilyin: This time we can expect a particularly heated discussion and controversial solutions. This is not surprising as we Read more

World Sailing decisions not yet made

The world sailing Federation found it necessary somewhat to cool the ardor of the leaders of the International Association of class “Laser” (ILСA). This is due to their decision to change the name of the new certified ships of this class, and the class itself – at ILCA Dinghy. The reasons for the war that erupted between the ILCA and the largest producer of yachts in this class – a company Laser Performance (Europe) Limited, we have been told time Read more