Transat Jacques Vabre: behind day

Ended the first day after Le Havre was the start of the 14th race of the Transat Jacques Vabre. Recall that participants have to overcome 4350 nautical miles from Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. In the race are the court’s three classes – class 40 (27 boats), Multi50 (3) and IMOCA60 (29). However, it is more accurate to say “were” because one boat has already been forced to go the distance. Talking about yacht Lamotte – Read more

Starting Transat Jacques Vabre

Yesterday       Starting Transat Jacques Vabre       In the port of Le Havre – a pandemonium. To the people – do not push through. No wonder: the famous Transatlantic race Transat Jacques Vabre will be launched here on Sunday. Distance – 4350 nautical miles. For the first time this race, which is often called the "coffee", was held in 1993. Like two years ago, Transat Jacques Vabre-2019 will finish in Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. Double-handed race, that Read more

Start Of Transat Jacques Vabre

In the port of Le Havre – pandemonium. People – not overcrowded. No wonder: on Sunday there will be given the start of the famous transatlantic race Transat Jacques Vabre. The distance of 4,350 nautical miles. For the first time this race, which is often called “coffee”, was held in 1993. Just like two years ago, finishing the Transat Jacques Vabre-2019 in Salvador, capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. Race double-handed, i.e., on each boat – for two people. Read more

Mini-Transat: Intermediate Finish

October 15, 2019       Mini-Transat: Intermediate Finish       The first stage of the transatlantic sailing race 2019 is nearing completion. On the night of Monday to Tuesday and early morning of October 14 in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, the leaders of both divisions – “proto” and serial yachts — finished. Russian racers Irina Gracheva and Fedor Druzhinin successfully held this part of the regatta.

Ours in Mini Transat

Yesterday       Ours in Mini Transat       Vasily Alekseev recalls how the first stage of the transatlantic race Mini-Transat La Boulangère was held. Exactly at 10:38 on October 5, a fleet of 87 participants in the transatlantic race crossed the starting line of the first stage of La Rochelle – Gran Canaria and headed for the open ocean. The launch was originally scheduled for September 22. However, just a few days before the appointed time, it became clear that it would not Read more

Our Mini-Transat

Vasily Alekseyev recalls that, as he was the first stage of the transatlantic race Mini Transat La Boulangère. At exactly 10:38 on October 5, the fleet of 87 participants of the transatlantic race crossed the start line of the first stage of La Rochelle Gran Canaria and headed into the open ocean. Original launch was scheduled for September 22. However, a few days before the appointed time, it became clear that he in time will not take place over the Read more

Mini-Transat: intermediate finish

The first stage of the transatlantic sailing race 2019 is close to completion. In the night from Monday to Tuesday and the early morning of 14 October in Las Palmas on the Canary Islands finished the leaders of both divisions “proto” and serial yachts. Russian racers Irina Gracheva and Fyodor Druzhinin successfully conducted this part of the regatta. The best result at this stage of the journey – 8 days 17 hours and 58 minutes – showed Axel Tree (945) Read more

Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn

October 10, 2019       Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn       The participants of the Mini-Transat 2019 regatta have already spent five days at sea. On the eve of the main part of the fleet, they successfully completed the racing passage through the Bay of Biscay and, turning south, ended up in a tailwind of the Atlantic. By Thursday morning, the participating yachts had already covered more than half the distance from La Rochelle to Las Palmas (Gran Canaria).

Mini-Transat: behind a sharp turn

Five days spent in the sea the participants of the regatta Mini Transat 2019. On the eve of the main part of the fleet have successfully completed the race crossing the Bay of Biscay, and, turning to the South, were in the wind of the Atlantic. By Thursday morning boats were already more than half the distance from La Rochelle to Las Palmas (Gran Canaria). Cape Finisterre was left behind for almost all riders with a few exceptions: Jean-Baptiste Ternon Read more