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

Mini-Transat: a start has been made

Yesterday       Mini-Transat: a start has been made The Mini-Transat 2019 transatlantic sailing race of single-sailor yachts successfully started on Saturday, October 5, in French La Rochelle. All 87 participants (65 in the division of serial yachts and 22 in the “proto”) safely reached the distance of the first, 1350-mile stage to the Canary Islands. In two days, approximately half the way to Cape Finister

Mini Transat: start

Transatlantic sailing race yachting singles Mini Transat 2019 was successfully launched on Saturday, October 5, in the French La Rochelle. All 87 participants (65 in the division, a serial yacht and 22 in “proto”) successfully went the distance first, 1350-mile stage to the Canary Islands. Two days passed about half way to Cape Finisterre The first days were relatively calm. According to the organizers of the race, the yachtsmen is not yet experience great difficulties in moving up the range, Read more

The organizers of the Mini-Transat 2019 approved the request of the Russian Fyodor Druzhinin

Fyodor Druzhinin join Irina Gracheva during a single transatlantic race in a 6.5-meter boat Mini-Transat La Boulangerie in October 2019. Druzhinin will perform in the division of prototypes and Grachev in the division of the serial Mini. Both yachtsman has fulfilled all the necessary requirements for participation in the final race of the regatta. In particular, in order to get to it, athletes must score 1500 racing miles. Experience Feodor Druzhinin was much larger than the minimum threshold: this season Read more