All the sails were put up for the first time at the 54-gun ship-of-the-line of the 4th rank “Poltava” in a testing mode. The sails were swaying against the backdrop of the Lakhta Center. All the 10 sails with the total area of 1000 square meters were put up for the first time at the reconstructed sailing battleship of the time of Peter the Great “Poltava”.
After a confident win in the most important all-Russian regatta, Sergey Komissarov shared his plans to prepare for the new Olympic season.
The international Optimist class regatta OptiOrange Valencia is publishing the Regulation on the Regatta and announces that applications for participation can be submitted. The competitions will take place in Valencia on March 5-8, 2020!
TP52 World Championship finished on the 29th of August in Puerto Portals in Mallorca, which was at the same time the fourth event of 52SuperSeries. The German team Platoon became the winner of the competitions. The crew of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club has received the bronze medal for the first since it started to participate in ТР52 world championships.
33 crews participated in one of the oldest Russian regattas – Saint Petersburg Sailing Week. The regatta traces its roots to 1898, it is over 300 miles long. The crews traveled along the route Saint Petersburg – Kronstadt – Sosnoviy Bor – Gogland Island – Vyborg – Primorsk – Saint Petersburg in one week.
359 sportsmen took part in the regatta. The Championship of Saint Petersburg became the most numerous competition of the city over the last 30-40 years.
The Alpine resort St. Moritz hosted the European Sailing Champions League finals for the second time on August 15-18. Russia was represented by three teams, among which Vladimir Lipavskiy’s crew of the PIRogovo Club from Moscow Region demonstrated the best result. The young crew of the Sailing Academy finished the competitions at the 19th place.
According to the results of the National Sailing League Grand Finale, which finished on the 11th of August in Kaliningrad, the crew of the Sailing Academy finished at the fifth place, which secured a long-awaited place at the podium with bronze medals for the team!
Two world champions were decided today on Neva Bay, St Petersburg in what turned out to be a dramatic conclusion to the RS:X Youth World Championship. Champions were Russian Yena Reznikova and Israeli Eval Zhor.