Two years were not in vain

December 26, 2019       Two years were not in vain       In St. Petersburg, in a wonderful friendly atmosphere, the reporting and election meeting of the Russian SB20 Class Association was held. Not only Petersburgers came to the meeting, but also several crews from Moscow, which was especially nice. The ability to make such events more popular is an indicator of the crew’s interest and involvement in the life of the Association. And the ongoing work is not in vain. As part Read more

Two years were not in vain

In Saint-Petersburg in a lovely friendly atmosphere held the report-election meeting of the Russian Association of class SB20. The meeting came not only Petersburgers, but also some crews from Moscow, which was especially nice. The ability to make such events more mass – an indicator of interest and involvement of the crew in the life of the Association. And the work was not in vain. In the framework of the meeting Ivan Gromov reported on the done work, success in Read more

The best yachtsman on the planet is 15 years old!

October 30, 2019       The best yachtsman on the planet is 15 years old!       In the framework of the annual World Sailing conference, held in Bermuda, a solemn ceremony of presenting prizes to the best yachtsman and the best yachtsman in the world in 2019 took place. The 15-year-old Italian Marco Gradoni was recognized as the best yachtsman – and this is a real sensation. Never before has a prize established by World Sailing and Rolex been awarded to such a Read more

The best sailor on the planet – 15 years!

In the framework of the annual conference of the World Sailing held in Bermuda, took place the solemn ceremony of awarding prizes to the best yachtsman and yachtswoman of the best in the world 2019. The best sailor is recognized – and this is a real sensation – 15-year-old Italian Marco Gradoni. Never before has the prize, established by the World Sailing and Rolex – are not getting such a young athlete. However, the award has found the hero completely Read more

Around the world – at 77 years old!

Today       Around the world – at 77 years old!       Last Saturday evening in Victoria (this is in the far west of Canada, near Vancouver) returned, completing a round-the-world odyssey on the 11.5-meter yacht Nereida, a resident of this city, 77-year-old Jeanne Socrates. Now Socrates is the oldest among all who have circumnavigated alone, non-stop and without any outside help. In some stories dedicated to the finish of Socrates, it is claimed that she improved the record of 71-year-old Japanese Minori Read more

Around the world in 77 years!

In the evening on Saturday in Victoria (it’s on the far West of Canada, next to Vancouver) returned, completing a round-the-world Odyssey by 11.5-meter yacht Nereida, a resident of this city 77-year-old Jeanne Socrates. Now Socrates – the oldest among all, who made the world alone, nonstop and without any assistance. In some subjects, dedicated to the finish of Socrates, it is argued that it improved the record of the 71-year-old Japanese Minori Sato. Only that is a mistake. In Read more

Twenty-One Years Like Eric Tabarley Fails

June 12, 2019       Twenty-One Years Like Eric Tabarley Fails       On the night of June 12/13, 1998, the famous yachtsman Eric Tabarly didn’t — in the Irish Sea, he was hit by a geek from the board of his beloved Pen Duick; can wash off the board, no place on the yacht at all. Amazingly, just a year earlier in the same Irish Sea, he won the Fasntet Race aboard Aquitaine Innovations. Less than a month before his death, he celebrated Read more

Twenty-one years, when he died, Eric Tabarli

In the night from 12 to 13 June 1998, there was a famous yachtsman Eric Tabarli in the Irish sea, he was hit by the boom aboard his beloved Pen Duick, however, he never wore no safety belts, no life jackets, claiming that someone can wash away from the Board, do not place on a yacht. Amazingly, only a year earlier in the Irish sea, he won the race Fasntet Race aboard Aquitaine Innovations. Less than a month before his Read more

The first in 48 years Swan 48

May 24, 2019       The first in 48 years Swan 48       Once, in 1971, the Swan 48, which had just appeared at that time, created a splash at an exhibition in London. But since then, the company Nautor's Swan "higher and higher sought flight of their birds", completely forgetting about the yachts less than 50 feet in length (if you do not take into account the ClubSwan series boats). And now – the legend returns. Of course, in a completely new Read more