UCU and Maybe of Randmaa “In a way. With you and without you”

Friends! Yachtsmen! Yacht Russia is preparing to release a new book! It was written by Estonian sailor UCU of Randmaa who took part in the round the world race, the Golden Globe Race, starting in 2018, and his wife, Maybe, who cared at that time about the house and their young twins. We offer to your attention the first Chapter of the book. © Golden Globe Race Do you know what it’s like to stay alone for nine months in Read more

Uku and Maybi Randmaa “On the road. With and without you

Today       Uku and Maybi Randmaa “On the road. With and without you Friends! Yachtsmen! Yacht Russia is preparing to release a new book! It was written by Estonian yachtsman Uku Randmaa, who took part in the Golden Globe Race around the world, which started in 2018, and his wife Maybi, who was taking care of the house and their little twins at that time. We bring to your attention the first chapters of the book. © Golden Globe Race Do Read more

Without spectators. Without journalists

Today in Ancient Olympia took place the ceremony of lighting the sacred fire for the Games in Tokyo. The ceremony turned out, though solemn, but sad at the same time. How the high priestess (her role this time is played by the actress Xanthi George), surrounded by dancers, with the help of a parabolic mirror lights the fire in the ruins of the temple of Hera, watched a small group of officials, including the President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the Read more

No viewers. Without reporters

Yesterday       No viewers. Without reporters       A ceremony of lighting a sacred fire for the Games in Tokyo took place today in Ancient Olympia. The ceremony turned out to be solemn, but sad at the same time. A high group of officials, including Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, head of the International Olympic Committee, watched how the high priestess (her role was played by actress Xanthi Georgiou), surrounded by dancers, using a parabolic mirror to fire on the ruins of the temple Read more

Games without spectators?

Yesterday       Games without spectators?       This question concerns, of course, far away are only sails, and all kinds of sports. And every day it becomes more and more relevant. Will the Olympic Games take place in Tokyo this summer? The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, said the other day that preparations for the Tokyo Olympics should go on schedule, despite the situation with the coronavirus. According to him, the IOC, in close cooperation with the Japanese government and Read more

No one is without mistakes

Our special correspondent Viktor Acacemic reports from Sweden, where the first racing day of the championship of Europe on buernomu sport in the Monotype XV class. The ice was hard enough, but because of the thaw on ice water appeared. The slide was nice, the wind speed was 3.6 m/s, sometimes with reinforcements. There were four dynamic race. Gusts of wind followed, one after another, the racers picked up the best segments of the race for overclocking. Speed of ice-boats Read more

In the new season – without the Chinese

Yesterday       In the new season – without the Chinese       The Chinese team took an honorable third place in the first season of the SailGP racing series, ahead of the national teams of Great Britain, France and the USA. Agree, a considerable achievement. Only here it, apparently, will remain the only one in the history of Team China. The explanation is simple: the Chinese will no longer perform in SailGP. The race organizers said that in the new season of the Read more

In the new season – without the Chinese

The Chinese team won the first season of the racing series SailGP third place, ahead of the teams of great Britain, France and the United States. Agree, a considerable achievement. Only here it, probably, will remain only in the history of Team China. The explanation is simple: more Chinese in SailGP will not act. The organizers of the race announced that the new season quickly became a popular series place of China is the team of Spain. According to the Read more

Anna Basalkina: “Two days without food”

Yesterday       Anna Basalkina: “Two days without food”       Malta has completed one of the most prestigious offshore regattas – the 600-mile Rolex Middle Sea Race. The crew of the Russian Bogatyr – Igor Rytov and Anna Basalkina (steering coach of the Academy of Sailing of the St. Petersburg Yacht Club in the National Sailing League) – passed the race together and took third place in the IRC Double Handed division. But for Basalkina, this regatta became a debut in offshore. According Read more

Anna Basalkina: “Two days without food”

Malta ended one of the most prestigious offshore regattas – 600-mile Rolex Middle Sea Race. The crew of the Russian “Heroes” – Igor Rytov and Anna Basalkina (tie-coach Academy sailing of the Yacht club of Saint-Petersburg in the National sailing League), passed in race two and took third place in the division, IRC Double Handed. But for Basalkina this regatta was the debut in the offshore. Adjusted time “Bogatyr” passed the 600-mile Rolex Middle Sea Race in 5 days, 22 Read more