The races of the first leg of 2019 RC44 Cup finished on April 13 in Porto Montenegro in Tivat. Slovenian CEEREF, champions of R44 seasons 2016 and 2017, and 2016 world champions, secured their victory. Vladimir Prosikhin’s Team Nika came second, with British Team Aqua ranking third
Spring is gaining pace slowly, yet surely, in the European part of Russia. The regular sailing season is very close, which means it is time to introduce the Saint-Petersburg Yacht Club's key activities and new initiatives in 2019, implemented jointly with PJSC Gazprom, the Yacht Club's general partner.
On the 10th of March 2019, the competitions of the second season of the international regatta for children OptiOrange Valecia finished in El Real Club Náutico Valencia.
Today, March 8th was the first day of the OptiOrange Valencia 2019, an international Optimist class regatta organized by the Real Club Náutico de Valencia and the Saint Petersburg Yacht Club.
Less than 10 days left to start of the second edition of the OptiOrange Valencia regatta to be held in El Real Club Náutico Valencia 7th to 10th March 2019. Organized by the St.Petersburg Yacht Club and El Real Club Náutico Valencia OptiOrange was successfully inaugurated in 2018 and for the second edition the entry list have grown twice. The mascot of the competition will be Naranjito.
On the 27th of February, 2014, the keel of the “Poltava” battleship replica was laid. Two parts of the keel were connected on that day. According to one of the maritime traditions, a golden coin was placed in the lock (where two parts of the keel are connected). The general partner of the project is PJSC Gazprom.
St.Petersburg Yacht Club events are always complemented by volunteers. They played crucial role in big events organization of the Sailing Academy, Historical shipyard “Poltava” as well. All the largest Club’s events, such as Extreme Sailing Series, Nord Stream Race, World Match Racing Tour и Sailing Champion League have always relayed much on volunteers’ assistance.
August 1 in Dannish city of Aarhus was held a significant event for the Russian sail. At the annual meeting of the international Association of Windsurfing RS:X Russia, specifically the St. Petersburg Yacht club, received the right to host the world championship 2019 in the Olympic class RS:X.
The second in a row OptiOrange Valencia regatta, organized by the Sailing Academy of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club will take place March 7-11, 2019 on the basis of Valencia Training Center.
On the 14th of September, one of the phases of Kitefoiling World Championship finished at the Island of Pingtan. The Russian star of this sailing sport, multiple European and World Champion, nominee of the global award Sailor of the Year, sportswoman of Sailing Academy Elena Kalinina won in the women’s ranking.