There are eight!

Fifty years of the American Randall Reeves (his swimming Vigure8Voyage we have written more than once) became the first sailor, who managed in the course of one voyage to describe the “eight” – to make a loop around the Americas (through the canadian Northwest passage), and Antarctica. However, his original plan was to spend the trip around two continents not only alone, but without stopping. Alas, nothing ever came of it. Before its recent passage in the canadian Arctic Randall Read more

Will there be a good chase?

After 7 races and three days of the championship in the Melges 20 class, which is held in Malcesine on lake Garda, in front of the masters – Italian crew Brontolo Racing (skipper Filippo Pacinotti). The Italians had 13 points (parishes day 3 – 4 – 9 the last of these results went into the release), and they are 8 points ahead of Russian Bogatyrs Igor Rytov. “Heroes” started the day by winning the first race, but then things have Read more

Krutskikh this time there is no

According to the Russian Association of yachts of a class “the Finn”, in the German city of Schwerin on the same lake, the second European championship, “the Finn-masters” among riders older than 40 years. Recall that the first European championship was held last year in Croatia in Split, and it was won by Russian Vladimir Krutskikh. This year the competition involved 65 riders from 16 countries, including Brazil and Australia. Russia was represented by 10 athletes: Yuriy Polovinkin, Alexander Kasatov, Read more

There was enough wind for one race

August 22, 2019       There was enough wind for one race       On the last day of the pre-Olympic test competitions held in Enoshima (Japan), it was planned to conduct medal races in five disciplines. But, alas, the wind was enough only for one of them. This medal race is 470 women, and the French crew Alois Returna / Camille Lecuantre defeated it. They, it must be said, were leaders before the decisive start. So no sensations. https://tokyo2020.org/en/special/readysteadytokyo/sailing/data/Women's_Two_Person_Dinghy-470_for_Medal_Race_as_of_22_AUG_at_1701.pdf In other classes, as Read more

There was a chance for bronze

Yesterday       There was a chance for bronze       Before the medal race, Russian Dmitry Golovkin still takes 4th place in the world championship in the “Laser 4.7” class, which ends in Kingston, Canada. Three final final races were held yesterday: on the account of Golovkin's 16th, 4th and 1st arrivals, and now his sum is 71 points. Turk Derin Baytur has the same amount, which is in 5th place in the table. At the same time, the winner of the championship Read more

Only there are problems with the wind …

August 19, 2019       Only there are problems with the wind …       In the water area of ​​the Neva Bay of the Gulf of Finland, the Sailing Championship of St. Petersburg is held. The regatta is hosted by the Yacht Club of St. Petersburg. These are the main city competitions for juniors. Competitions are held among athletes in the classes “Optimist”, “Zoom-8”, “Laser 4.7”, “Laser radial”, “Laser”, “Mini beam”, “Ray”, “Radial beam”, 420th, 29th, DNA, Techno, RS: X. The organizers set Read more

There is a chance to win a license!

Yesterday       There is a chance to win a license!       In Sakaiminato (Japan), the World Laser Radial Championship is coming to an end. Tomorrow evening the solemn ceremony of closing the regatta will take place. But this, we repeat, will happen tomorrow, and today two regular final races were held. And the leader has changed again. Edge Güzel from Turkey (who now has 59 points) was beaten by the 2015 world champion and the bronze medalist of the Games in Rio Read more

There is a chance to win a license!

In Sakaiminato (Japan) nearing the end of the world championship in the class “Laser radial”. Tomorrow night will be the closing ceremony of the regatta. But this, again, will happen tomorrow, but today were held two regular final race. And again the leader has changed. The Turkish Ecem Guzel (which has now 59 points) bypassed the champion of the world-2015 and the bronze prize-winner Games in Rio Anne-Marie Rendon from Denmark (57 points). In General, the closer the finish, the Read more

The mass is already there

In Malcesine on lake Garda in Italy, ended today with the championship in the yacht class J/70. The gold was won by the hosts – team crew Petite Terrible with skipper Claudia Rossi. The Champions scored 44 points. 15 more points to the Germans from Mission Possible, led by Markus Wieser. In third place again the Italians – the crew Jcurve Mauro Roversi (65 points). And what about our? The top ten Russians, alas, missed. Best result – 15th place- Read more

There are no small things!

Irina Gracheva – on the 34th race of the Mini-Fastnet, which she paired with Konstantin Grenada team took 19th place out of 57 in the series fleet and the 36th of the 79-year-in the overall standings: To be honest, a wonderful photo from Simon Jourdan made during the race-prologue, fully reflects our status during the race, the Mini Fastnet Medium Spinnaker, which we put in the photo, was torn during the prologue and taped before the start of the Mini-Fastnet. Read more