World championship ORC/IRC cancelled

Despite the impressive list of participants and the great efforts of the new York yacht club and the governing bodies for the rules of the ORC and IRC ratings, after all, it was decided to cancel the world championship ORC/IRC 2020, scheduled for September 25 – October 3 at the yacht club harbour Court (Newport, ri). It is reported https://rusyf.ru. “Effects of coronavirus felt throughout the sports world, said the Vice-Commodore of the new York yacht club Christopher CULVER. – Read more

ORC / IRC World Championship Canceled

Today       ORC / IRC World Championship Canceled Despite the impressive list of participants and the great efforts of the New York Yacht Club and governing bodies according to the rules of ORC and IRC ratings, it was decided to cancel the 2020 ORC / IRC World Championship, scheduled for September 25 – October 3 at the yacht club Harbor Court (Newport, Rhode Island). This is reported by https://rusyf.ru. “The impact of coronavirus is felt throughout the sports world,” said Christopher Read more

The most isolated in the world!

In Christchurch (New Zealand) may 15, moored 67-year-old canadian bill norrie, who makes a single round trip in his 28-foot yacht Pixie. In a way norrie went 1 last September from the town of Port Renfrew on the West coast of Canada. Three months ago, made a short stop in Cape town – we needed to restock and something to fix. In New Zealand he initially was not going to stop, but caught in a violent storm and realized that Read more

Robin Lee Graham: involuntarily around the world

Today       Robin Lee Graham: involuntarily around the world       He was not conceited — never and never. And he did not want to become the youngest single circumnavigator. But there were circumstances – sometimes tragic, sometimes ridiculous, that Robin Lee Graham became a champion, starting his round-the-world voyage at the age of 16. At one time, the World Council for the Registration of World Records on Sailing Ships (WSSRC) recorded achievements in the category “youngest traveler”. But now this category has Read more

Robin Lee Graham: around the world Willy-nilly

He was not vain – never and ever. And the youngest krugosvetka-a loner he never wanted to become. But so there were circumstances, sometimes tragic, sometimes ridiculous, Robin Lee Graham became the champion, beginning his round-the-world voyage at the age of 16. At the time, the world Council for the registration of world records in sailing vessels (WSSRC) recorded achievements in the category “best young traveler.” But now this category is eliminated. That only the best. Read https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2014/12/30/articles_96.html

World championship-2020 cancelled

The international sailing Federation announced that the biggest competition of the year for young athletes – Youth Sailing World Championships – not held. As the press service of the WFTU, the decision was made by the steering part of the World Sailing after meeting with the organizers of the regatta and taking into account the situation in the world related to the virus COVID 19, and the resulting financial consequences, restrictions on international travel and to ensure the safety of Read more

World Championship 2020 canceled

Today       World Championship 2020 canceled       The International Sailing Federation has announced that the largest competition of the year for young athletes – the Youth Sailing World Championships – will not take place. According to the WFPS press service, the decision was made by the leadership of World Sailing after a meeting with the organizers of the regatta and taking into account the world situation related to the COVID 19 virus and the financial consequences caused by it, restrictions on international Read more

Harry Pigeon: he wanted to see the world

Yesterday       Harry Pigeon: he wanted to see the world       He was the first of the sailors to go around the world alone … twice. And for this reason alone, Harry Pigeon immediately stands behind Joshua Slocam. Moreover, when he was already well over 70, Harry Pigeon went on his third trip around the world. This time he was accompanied by his wife Margaret. However, the voyage ended in a shipwreck: Islander crashed into reefs and sank off one of the Read more

Harry pigeon: he wanted to see the world

He was the first sailors sailed around the entire world… twice. And only for this reason Harry pigeon is just behind Joshua Slocum. Moreover, when he was already well over 70, Harry pigeon departed on a third voyage around the world. This time he was accompanied by his wife Margaret. However, the voyage ended in shipwreck Islander slammed into rocks and sank at one of the Islands of New Hebrides. https://www.yachtrussia.com/articles/2015/01/03/articles_101.html

World Sailing has a new CEO

Yesterday       World Sailing has a new CEO       The new general director of the International Sailing Federation appointed Briton David Graham. He will start working in a new position for himself on July 13. Recall that the chair of the CEO of World Sailing has been empty since December last year, when another Briton Andy Hunt left the international federation. All four years at Hunt's top post have been harshly criticized by the sailing press. He was accused, firstly, of the Read more