Why did Sedlacek cancel the start?

Yesterday Why did Sedlacek cancel the start? This month, the famous Austrian traveler Norbert Sedlacek was supposed to start from Les Sables d’Olonne (France) on the OPEN60AAL yacht made of basalt fiber in order to describe the “eight” around the globe. But he didn’t start. What happened? Sedlacek had medical problems. Shortly before the start, he underwent a series of studies, the results of which revealed that immediate treatment of the prostate gland was necessary. In view of this, the Read more

Why Sedlacek canceled the start?

This month, the famous Austrian traveler Norbert Sedlacek had to start from Les Sables d’olonne (France) on the boat OPEN60AAL of basalt fibers with the aim to describe a figure of eight around the globe. But not started. What happened? Have Worked on had problems of a medical nature. Shortly before the start, he has conducted a number of studies, the results of which revealed the need for immediate treatment of the prostate. Consequently, the trip had to be postponed Read more

New Beneteau First 40 is already at the start

This yacht found its first admirers at the Boatshows in La Rochelle and Southampton in autumn 2009, and finally the first results at sea! Stylish and fast First 40 is already at the start! This yacht has attracted both experienced riders and sailors seeking new experiences. On the last weekend of March, the weather in Trinite-sur-Mer (Atalanic coast of France) was truly spring-like: rains interspersed with sun glimmers. Such conditions were the best suited for the next stage of the Read more

Vendée Globe: start on November 8

Today       Vendée Globe: start on November 8       The good news: there is, imagine, a regatta in the world that they do not plan to postpone or cancel! In a sense, the Vendée Globe 2020/21 singles round-the-world race was lucky: its start in the French Le Sables d’Olonne was originally scheduled for November 8th. At this point, many of the current problems associated with the coronavirus pandemic will already be resolved. In any case, Yves Owine, the head of the organizing Read more

Francis Joyon: the fourth start in a row!

In the morning on Thursday will begin the countdown before the start of the Maxi trimaran IDEC Sport, headed by the famous French skipper Francis Guaiana the classical route of the Tea race from Hong Kong to London. Distance – 15 thousand nautical miles (about 28 thousand kilometers). The aim of the skipper of IDEC Sport and four members of his crew (including son Francis of Korantina of Guyana) – set a new record passing distance, which in 2018 belongs Read more

Francis Gouillon: fourth consecutive start!

Today       Francis Gouillon: fourth consecutive start!       On Thursday morning, the countdown to the start of the IDEC Sport maxi-trimaran, led by the famous French skipper Francis Jouillon, along the classic Tea Race route from Hong Kong to London, will begin. The distance is 15 thousand nautical miles (approximately 28 thousand kilometers). The goal of the IDEC Sport skipper and four members of his crew (including the son of Francis – Corenten Jouillon) – to set a new record for passing Read more

The start of the Star Sailors League finals!

Tonight in the Bahamas in the Yacht club of Nassau will be launched the 7th final of the Star Sailors League. Race class boat “Star” will be 23 crew. They have to identify the main stars of sailing this year (at least, so say many). At the start of the SSL-2019 does come out a whole constellation of famous yachtsmen of the present day. They represent 20 countries, including this time – in contrast to the two previous years, no Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start on Sunday!

October 31, 2019       Brest Atlantiques: start on Sunday!       Three days later, in Brest (France), the Brest Atlantiques, the new Ultim class maxi trimarans super race, will start. Distance – 14,000 nautical miles. Four trimarans will take part in the race under the guidance of famous skippers – MACIF (Francois Gabard), Actual Leader (Yves le Bleve), Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Frank Kamma) and Sodebo Ultim 3 (Tom Coville). The start, as you already know, will be given on Sunday afternoon in Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start delayed!

October 31, 2019       Brest Atlantiques: start delayed!       Well, as soon as we told the readers that Brest Atlantiques, the new Ultim class maxi trimarans super race, would start on Sunday in Brest, the start … was postponed! The thing is that a great storm is approaching Brest. “On Sunday, waves in the Bay of Biscay will exceed eight meters,” race director Jacques Caraes told reporters. “There is no point in risking trimarans in such conditions.” Start Brest Atlantiques decided to Read more

Brest Atlantiques: start – Sunday!

After three days in Brest (France) kicks off Brest Atlantiques – new supergene Maxi-trimaran class Ultim. Distance of 14,000 nautical miles. The race will take 4 tri under the leadership of the famous skippers – MACIF (françois Gabaret), Actual Leader (Yves Le Blevio), Maxi Edmond de Rothschild (Frank Kamma) and Sodebo Ultim 3 (Volume Kovil). Start, as you already know, will be given Sunday afternoon in Brest. Further – across the Atlantic to the coast of Brazil. There trimarans have Read more