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.
The penultimate day of the RS:X Youth World Championships being held on Neva Bay in St Petersburg set everything up a nail-biting finale tomorrow. Four days ago when the championship started, there were 104 competitors from 19 different nations who were aspiring to stand on the podium tomorrow – that field of contenders has been narrowed down significantly after four days of intense and exciting racing in St Petersburg.
During the first two days of racing at the RS:X Youth World Championship, St. Petersburg, Neva Bay provided a range of testing conditions from 20 knots down to 5 knots. However, on day 3, the wind proved to be too fickle and the 104 competitors from 19 countries were forced to enjoy the shoreside activities instead.
In St. Petersburg, the qualification series for the RS:X Youth World Championship in the class RS:X finished as another three races were completed. Racing is being held in the waters of the Neva Bay, and a racing village is encamped ashore near the park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg.