Completely alone. Heroes of our time

Yesterday       Completely alone. Heroes of our time       There are fewer sailors who have sailed around the world alone than people who have traveled in space. This material was published on the pages of Yacht Russia magazine in 2017, a year before the start of the famous Golden Globe Race singles round-the-world race. Now there is preparation for another race of the same kind. But what distinguishes the participants from around the world from other people? What are their main qualities? Read more

Peter Blake The legend of all time

Today       Peter Blake The legend of all time       Today, as part of our "coronavirus" project, we recall the famous New Zealand yachtsman. At the peak of his brilliant sports career, Peter Blake left the race and raised a sail in the name of protecting the World Ocean – the ocean that he loved so much. And he died when Brazilian bandits attacked his ship … Here is the address of this material – https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2016/12/05/articles_434.html 85 Today # 10027                                                             Read more

Will have time to return to the Olympics

Today       Will have time to return to the Olympics       The 2013 World Champion in the Finn class, Brazilian Jorge Zarif, admitted that he used a substance from the forbidden list of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) during the pre-Olympic regatta in Enoshima (Japan) in August. Zarif – one of the main contenders for the gold of the Tokyo Olympics – claims that this substance was given to him by his doctor. Otherwise, the Brazilian would have to go to surgery Read more

The winds waited a long time

Today       The winds waited a long time       On the next day of the Australian Championship in the classes of “Laser Standard”, “Laser Radial” and “Laser 4.7”, which continues in Port Phillip Bay near Melbourne, the wind had to wait until the afternoon. Fortunately, they waited. As a result, it was possible to conduct one race in each of the classes. According to the press service of the Krestovsky Ostrov Sailing School, after three days of competition, the athletes were divided Read more

Time to vote!

October 23, 2019       Time to vote!       The jury of the world's largest sailing photography contest – Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2019 – announced that it had selected 80 works for voting on the Web. Now you have to choose the best of them. Vote! Recall that, by tradition, the partner of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image 2019 competition is our magazine Yacht Russia. 133 photographers from 29 countries sent their pictures to the 2019 contest. The jury, as you already Read more

Fifth. And at the same time – the third!

October 20, 2019       Fifth. And at the same time – the third!       The Russian yacht Arttube RUS 1, which was the second after two competitive days and six races of the Italian championship in the J70 class in San Remo, unfortunately, could not stay in the top three. According to the results of races on Saturday, the third day of the championship, Arttube (Valeria Kovalenko, Denis Rozhkov, Fabio Gridelli, Igor Lisovenko, Sergey Avdonin) retreated to 5th place – 65 points, Read more

For the 12th time!

Yesterday       For the 12th time!       In the Pirogovo yacht club, the 12th Russian Open Sailing Championship in the national class of yachts EM-Ka has ended. The regatta took place at the yacht club for the 12th time, and before its final day it was not clear who would become the winner of the awards. A total of 9 races were held. On the first day – 4 races, one on the second day of the regatta. And finally, on September Read more

Krutsky this time no

Yesterday       Krutsky this time no       According to the Finnish Class Russian Yachts Association, the second Finn-Masters European Championship among racers over 40 years old has started in the German city of Schwerin on the lake of the same name. Recall that the first European championship was held last year in Croatia in the city of Split, and the Russian Vladimir Krutskikh became its winner. This year 65 racers from 16 countries, including Brazil and Australia, take part in the competition. Read more

Regatta, which will be remembered for a long time

Yesterday       Regatta, which will be remembered for a long time       33 crews took part in one of the oldest regattas in Russia – St. Petersburg Sailing Week. The regatta originates in 1898, its length is more than 300 miles. In one week, the crews traveled along the route St. Petersburg – Kronstadt – Sosnovy Bor – about. Gogland – Vyborg – Primorsk – St. Petersburg. Participants competed in several test groups: ORC, Taurus, Quarterton, L-6, Carter-30. The two largest groups Read more

For the third time in a row

July 22, 2019       For the third time in a row       Kirill Shunenkov for the third time in a row became the winner of the next stage of the All-Russian series of regattas “Optimists of the Northern Capital. Gazprom Cup The best young yachtsmen of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vyborg and Veliky Novgorod, performing on optimist class dinghy-monotypes, competed on July 20 and 21 in the waters of Klyuchevoy Bay, located near the yachting port "Johannes" (Sovetsky village, Vyborg district, Lenoblast). 110 Read more