Another Around the World!

June 12, 2019       Another Around the World!       The new world race will be called GLOBE 40 – The Grande Route. It starts for the first time in the summer of 2021. The inspirer of the race GLOBE 40 – The Grande Route is the French company Sirius Evenments, well-known in sailing circles, which holds several popular regattas. And here is the plan for Sirius Evenments. Firstly, it is proposed to conduct a round-the-world tour on Class40 yachts (hull length is Read more

Started the World Cup

June 5, 2019       Started the World Cup       Representatives of the 41st country take part in the 2019 World Cup final, the draw of which began on Tuesday in Marseille (France). Russians are presented in four types of programs from 11. Here are the places they occupy after the first day of the regatta (southeastern breeze 7-12 knots): 470, men (29 crews). 2 races were held. … 24. Pavel Sozykin / Denis Gribanov – 44 points, parishes 24 – 20. RS: Read more

Started the world Cup

Representatives of 41 countries participate in the finals of the world Cup in 2019, the implementation of which began on Tuesday in Marseille (France). The Russians are presented in four categories out of 11. Here are some of the places they occupy after the first day of the regatta (South East breeze 7 – 12 knots): 470 men (29 crews). Held 2 races. …24. Paul Sozykin/ Denis Gribanov – 44 points, wards, 24 – 20. RS:X men (29 participants). Held Read more

World Cup final starts

Yesterday       World Cup final starts       In Marseille (France), the draw of the 2019 World Cup finals begins, in which 325 sailors from 40 countries will take part. The first races are tomorrow. Competitions will be held in the ten current Olympic classes, as well as in kiteboarding, which will debut at the Games-2024. And in Marseille, men and women will compete together. In five types – 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and RS: X for men and women – medal races Read more

The start of the world Cup final

In Marseille (France) begins the rally world Cup-2019, with the participation of 325 sailors from 40 countries. The first race tomorrow. The competition will be held in ten of the current Olympic classes, as well as in kiteboarding debut which will take place at the Olympic Games in 2024. Moreover, in Marseille men and women will compete together. In five kinds – 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 and RS:X men and women – the medal race will take place on Saturday. Read more

The race around the world has begun !!!

January 16, 2019       The race around the world has begun !!!       Today, the crew of the 40-meter maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 with skipper Jan Guichard took the start in a race around the world. The goal is to set a new world record and get the Jules Verne Trophy. © www.facebook.com/spindriftracing In the French Brest, the trimaran left the base of the Spindrift Racing team at 11 o'clock Moscow time. And before that, even after dark, the crew’s farewell to their Read more

World Cup in Zhiguli Sea

February 7, 2019       World Cup in Zhiguli Sea       In the heart of the European part of Russia – in the city of Tolyatti – on February 20 – 24, a snooking world cup stage – SNOW KITE WORLD CUP IKA 2019 will take place. A huge water area, convenient infrastructure, a decent organization, all possible disciplines of winter sailing, dozens of professional athletes and hundreds of amateur kiteers – this is what awaits the guests of this event! The highlight Read more

"The main task is to win the World Cup!"

February 12, 2019       "The main task is to win the World Cup!"       The team of Igor Rytov, Russian Bogatyrs, began the new season with a victory in Maya at the second stage of the Winter Series in the class of yachts Melges 20. In fact, she managed a “double” – because she won the first stage of the series in December 2018. We took a short blitz interview with the head of the Russian Bogatyrs Igor Rytov: Yacht Russia: – Read more

New World Sailing Rating

February 20, 2019       New World Sailing Rating       For the first time in 2019, the International Sailing Federation published the ranking of the world's strongest yachtsmen in the Olympic classes, which is based on the results for the last two years. We give the names of those who lead in each of the ten classes, as well as the positions of Russian athletes in the first hundred of the rankings. 470 men. 1. Matthew Belcher / William Ryan (Australia) – 988 Read more

World Sailing President answers our questions

February 20, 2019       World Sailing President answers our questions       In the new (116th) issue of YR, we are publishing an interview with World Sailing President Kim Andersen, who took the time to answer our questions regarding recent WS actions. Here is a small excerpt from this conversation: Yacht Russia: The latest decisions of World Sailing Council have caused a lot of questions, doubts and rumors. Could you comment on the situation and tell about possible solutions to the problems? Kim Read more