How’s things in Geelong?

Two days of racing behind us at the world Championships in the Olympic classes 49er, 49erFX and the Nacra17. The event takes place in the Australian city of Geelong. In the 49er class lead (and would like to clarify: in the lead as always…), the most titled riders of today – the new Zealanders Peter Burling and Blair TUC. Out of six qualifying races they are four times (!) came first – and now they have 7 points (with one 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

Generosity in all things: Feadship presented to Najiba

Shipyard Feadship has launched the 58-foot Najiba, which translated into Russian means “noble”. Chiseled, with a low profile and smooth lines of decks, Najiba lives up to its name. This family yacht for experienced owners combines a sleek and minimalist exterior lines with an elaborated, high-level design. chip najiba — open plan main deck without blocking overview traditionally, landing in the center. On the boat two master cabins. When one of them is open, the main deck can be seen Read more

23 the strangest creatures and things found on the shore

Summer time sea, boats, sun, sunbathing and evening walks along the beach. What do you find usually on the shore under your feet? Shell, colorful smooth stones, intricately curved refined water of wood, all kinds of algae, habitually, in General, nothing unusual. But it happens at times that, among seemingly natural coastal landscape we see something completely wrong. Well, that’s where there are the two hundred pairs of NIKE sneakers? Or this giant man of LEGO? Let’s look at a Read more

Six things everyone should know sailor

Do not go out to sea, not knowing what to do in an emergency What to do in a situation of “man overboard”? How to manage a boat in a storm? Experts of the authoritative magazine Sailing provide answers to the major questions, not understanding in which in the sea is better not to go. How it works inflatable life jacket Most offshore racers prefer to use inflatable life vests. They work a little differently than traditional, with foam inside. Read more