Like a snowball – 4

From the international sailing calendar this spring and early summer, alas, there is not a-th-th – in addition to cancellations and postponements. After stating that the organizers of the Kiel sailing week, as we reported, decided to postpone the last week of June, and last night came another news about the postponement of another famous sailing week in hyères (France). It was to be held 18 and 25 April, but now these competitions in the current year in question. The Read more

Like a snowball – 4

Today       Like a snowball – 4       From the international sailing calendar of this spring and the beginning of summer, alas, there is nothing left – except for cancellations and transfers. Following the announcement that the organizers of the Kiel Sailing Week, as we already reported, decided to postpone from the last week of June to September, another news came last night – to postpone the dates of another famous sailing week – in Hyères (France). It was supposed to be Read more

Like a snowball – 5

Today       Like a snowball – 5       Now everything is completely clear. Today put an end to the sports season 2020: the Olympic Games are postponed until next year. This decision was made following talks between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC President Thomas Bach To quote a message from https://sportrbc.ru: "The Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo were postponed until the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This decision was made during negotiations between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Read more

Like a snowball – 3

Today       Like a snowball – 3       It would seem that all or almost all sailing competitions in the world have already been canceled or postponed. But no, not all. Every day new messages come. So, today the participants of the round-the-world Clipper 2019-20 Race announced the decision of the organizers to interrupt – at least 10 months – this race, in which amateur teams participate. A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how the Clipper Race fleet was faced Read more

Like a snowball – 3

It would seem, already all or nearly all the sailing competitions in the world cancelled or postponed. But no, not all. Every day come new reports. So, today the participants of the round the world Clipper Race 2019-20 announced the decision of the organizers to suspend for at least 10 months to this race, which involves Amateur teams. A couple of weeks ago we talked about the fact that the Clipper Race fleet are faced with an almost insoluble problem: Read more

Like a snowball – 2

In recent days the list of regattas, the organizers have decided to cancel or postpone the competition increased again. And significantly. Let’s start with the decision of the owners is rapidly gaining popularity racing series SailGP to cancel the stage in San Francisco may 2 – 3. SEO series famous Russell Coutts said on this occasion: “We, of course, terribly upset, but we just didn’t have. The health and safety of people – our foremost goal. We will definitely try Read more

Like a snowball – 2

Today       Like a snowball – 2 Over the past day, the list of regattas, the organizers of which decided to cancel or postpone the competition, has increased again. And significantly. Let's start with the decision of the owners of the rapidly growing popularity of the SailGP racing series to cancel the stage in San Francisco on May 2 – 3. CEO of the series, the famous Russell Cutts said about this: “Of course, we are terribly upset, but we simply Read more

Like a snowball

Yesterday       Like a snowball       The list of regattas, which are canceled or rescheduled at a later date, continues to grow, like a snowball. Here are the latest news. Last night, the authorities in the Balearic Islands announced a decision to postpone (indefinitely, possibly even by 2021) the holding of the IV Copa del Mediterráneo regatta among the Dragon class yachts in Puerto Portals in Mallorca, due on March 20-22. The regatta, it must be said, is large, prestigious, more than Read more

Like a snowball

The list of regattas that cancel or transfer at a later time, it continues to grow like a snowball. Here is the latest news. Last night the authorities of the Balearic Islands announced the decision to postpone (indefinitely, perhaps – not in 2021) held in Puerto portals in Mallorca regatta IV Copa del Mediterráneo among the yachts of a class “Dragon”, which was to be held on March 20 – 22. Regatta, I must say, the biggest, most prestigious, it Read more