The Baltic Yacht Week is over

July 19, 2019       The Baltic Yacht Week is over       From July 10 to July 17, for the third year in a row, in St. Petersburg at various venues of the city, events were held as part of the main maritime festival of the Northern capital “Baltic Yacht Week”. By tradition, entry to all events was free. Organizers: St. Petersburg Tourism Development Committee, St. Petersburg Sailing Union. The festival was launched by the marshal schooner Lady L, a beautiful vessel styled Read more

Ended “Baltic yacht week”

From 10 to 17 July, the third consecutive year in Saint-Petersburg at various venues in the city events were held as part of the main Maritime festival North of the capital, “Baltic yacht week”. According to tradition, entrance to all events was free. Organizers: Committee for tourism development of Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg sailing Union. The start of the festival gave Marcellin schooner “Lady L” and a beautiful ship stylized as a ship of the 18th century. Sailboat moored on the University Read more

Baltic yacht week-2019

From 10 to 17 July will be the main sea festival North of the capital, “Baltic yacht week”. This year the event is held for the third time in a row. Traditionally, the main program of the “Week” will unfold at the walls of the fortress. The event is part of the St. Petersburg Marine Assembly. Organizers: Committee for tourism development of Saint-Petersburg, Saint-Petersburg sailing Union. Festival “Baltic yacht week” is designed to maintain the status of St. Petersburg as Read more

Baltic Yacht Week 2019

July 2, 2019       Baltic Yacht Week 2019       From July 10 to July 17 the main maritime festival of the Northern Capital “Baltic Yacht Week” will take place. This year the event is held for the third time in a row. By tradition, the main program of the Week will unfold at the walls of the Peter and Paul Fortress. The event takes place within the framework of the St. Petersburg Maritime Assembly. Organizers: St. Petersburg Tourism Development Committee, St. Petersburg Read more

1200 yacht!

Race Round the Island Race around the Isle of Wight has challenged the famous “Barcolana” in Trieste: last Saturday it was attended by 1,200 yachts! The distance of the race with start and finish in Cowes, which is held since 1931, is small – only 50 nautical miles. However, for many participants, the Round the Island Race-2019 this distance was insurmountable in the time limit managed to fit all 257 yachts. And this is out of 1200! Too easy was Read more

Lost yacht Volvo 60 Esprit de Corps IV

June 7, 2019       Lost yacht Volvo 60 Esprit de Corps IV       The Canadian racing yacht Esprit de Corps IV class Volvo 60 (formerly Amer Sports One, once the third in the Volvo Ocean Race) died on the rocks during the ferry from the Caribbean home to Canada. The yacht, owned by the Atlas Ocean Racing company in Montreal, was returning home after a successful racing season in the Caribbean islands. On the approach to the harbor of Lunenburg, an unexpected Read more

Another yacht abandoned in the ocean

June 4, 2019       Another yacht abandoned in the ocean       The New Zealand edition Stuff reported today that a Norwegian yachtsman, who set out on soloing from New Zealand to Tahiti on May 14, filed a distress signal, reporting that serious "mechanical damage" had occurred on his 13-meter Albatross yacht. The patrol Orion sent to the reconnaissance mission found a boat in a given area (about halfway from New Zealand) and made radio contact with the yachtsman. He said that he Read more

Lost yacht Volvo 60 Esprit de Corps IV

Canadian racing yacht Esprit de Corps IV class Volvo 60 (formerly Amer Sports One, in his time became the third in the Volvo Ocean race) died on the rocks during a stretch from the Caribbean back home to Canada. Yacht owned by a Montreal company Atlas Ocean Racing, was returning home after a successful racing season in the Caribbean. On the approach to the harbour of Lunenburg on the boat came a sudden squall. The team did not have time Read more

Sold the farm, bought a yacht

June 5, 2019       Sold the farm, bought a yacht       The web is in the midst of a discussion about whether parents who go with their children to distant – and, most importantly, long, sometimes for several years – sailing trips are right. Some people think that this is an empty and even harmful matter: they say, children in such families are deprived of the opportunity to develop normally and grow defective. Others cite examples, from which it follows that all Read more

Polish yacht stuck in Petersburg because of the heat

June 6, 2019       Polish yacht stuck in Petersburg because of the heat       The forty-foot four-foot Polish yacht Lady Dana, going up Petersburg along the Neva River, faced an unexpected obstacle today – could not pass the Ladoga bridge on the Cola highway, which was supposed to be diluted for her this afternoon, as scheduled .. The fact is that the layout of the bridge (and the height of the mast at the yacht is 21.5 meters, which allows it to Read more