“And then I found that water was entering the boat”

October 19, 2019       “And then I found that water was entering the boat”       Irina Gracheva shares the details of the first stage of the transatlantic race Mini-Transat – from La Rochelle to Gran Canaria – in an interview with Andrei Petrov – Irina, congratulations on the successful completion of the stage! How was the race overall? Did something new open for you, or did you encounter exactly what you expected and what you were preparing for? – Thank you for Read more

“And then I found that the boat enters the water”

Irina Gracheva shares details of the first phase of the transatlantic race Mini Transat from La Rochelle in Gran Canaria – in an interview with Andrei Petrov – Irina, congratulations on the successful completion of the stage! As a whole race? Opened for you something new, or you have experienced it exactly with what was expected and what was preparing? – Thank you for the congratulations! With regard to the reality and expectations: this is not my first such a Read more

"The water area is beautiful, the yacht club is even better!"

September 4, 2019       "The water area is beautiful, the yacht club is even better!"       On September 6, the opening ceremony of the Russian championship in the classes “Optimist”, “Cadet” and “Zoom 8” will be held in the Togliatti yacht club “Friendship”. Last year, the Russian championship, also held in Togliatti, broke the record for the number of participants. In the class "Optimist" 309 athletes were declared, in the classes "Cadet" and "Zoom 8" – 45 and 54, respectively. It is Read more

“It's really cool on the water!”

August 6, 2019       “It's really cool on the water!” On August 5, in the park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the opening ceremony of the world championship for windsurfing among juniors took place and passed training races. On the registration day, the participants of the World Championship in RS: X class among juniors learned what a classic St. Petersburg summer is. Strong wind (up to 20 knots in gusts), low air temperature (15 degrees) and cold water (18 Read more

“The water is very cool!”

August 5 in the Park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg took place the opening ceremony of the world Cup Windsurfing Championships and were training races. In the registration day, the participants of the world championship RS:X Junior learned what classical St. Petersburg summer. Strong wind (up to 20 knots in the gusts), low temperature (15 degrees) and cold water (18 degrees) – these are the three main satellite windsurfers on the training rounds. And if visitors to the Read more

Places for water activities

Kayaking on the beautiful lakes and fjords, waterways boating safaris on Crete or swim in the sea of Cortez in Mexico… In the world plenty of interesting places for all sorts of entertainment, allowing to plunge into the fascinating world of adventure on the water. That’s only 9 the most unique corners of the planet, water activities which will leave an indelible mark in the memory of travels to these places. Sea adventure kayaking in Baja California As the

Only here in the water a lot of garbage …

Yesterday       Only here in the water a lot of garbage …       Here is what the press service of the Krestovsky Island Sailing School reports: Today in Italy will be the first races of the first stage of the World Cup in kiteboarding in the discipline "Formula Kite". As the school coach Alexey Chibizov said, before the start our athletes Denis Taradin and Valery Garashchenko had a rich training camp in Tarifa. – Three days ago, they arrived on the Mediterranean Read more

Only here in the water a lot of garbage…

According to the press service of the Sailing school “Krestovsky island”: Today in Italy will be the first race of the first stage of the world Cup of kiteboarding in the discipline of “Formula kite”. As told by high school coach Alex Chibizov, before the start of our athletes Denis Taradin and Valeria Garashchenko had a busy training camp in Tarifa. Three days ago they arrived on the coast of the Mediterranean sea and was able to train with the Read more

“Water area forced me to break my head”

June 16, 2019       “Water area forced me to break my head” On June 15, the 2nd stage of the largest All-Russian children's series of regattas “Optimists of the Northern Capital. Gazprom Cup. 79 young yachtsmen from the largest sailing schools of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region took part in the regatta. © Denis Razumovich Recall that the athletes competed in the waters of Klyuchevoy Bay, located near the yacht port "Johannes" (Soviet settlement of the Vyborg district of the Leningrad Read more

New winged Pogo on the water

Yesterday       New winged Pogo on the water       New Pogo Class Mini 6.50 – on the water! Equipped with hydrofoils in the style of the cup yachts of the class AC 75, the novelty, about which we wrote to prepare for launching quite recently, is already undergoing the first tests. So far – as the developers themselves say – the first tests "look very promising." It cannot be ruled out, they say, that this configuration of hydrofoils will be even more Read more