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Expedition Organized by Russia, Three Major Sailing Ships to Sail Round-The Whole World Between 2019 & 2020

An instruction has been signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev that deals with the organization of an around the world expedition. As per the instruction, the sailing ships that are a part of the Federal Agency of Fishery and will also highlight the significant unraveling of Antarctica on its 200th anniversary will be involved. Faddle Bellinsguazen, the renowned German Naval officer and Mikhail Lazarev, Russian fleet commander are known to be the leading commanders of the entire expedition. A detailed authority of this whole mission has been given on the website of the Government of Russia.

The expedition is scheduled in the late part of the present year and will have Pallada sailing ship sailing from Vladivostok. Other practice sailing ships named Sedov and Kruzenshtern will also depart from Kronstadt and Kaliningrad during the same time. These ships are mainly practice sailing ships. Sedov and Pallada will navigate throughout the world whereas Kruzenshtern will be involved in the intersection of the Atlantic.

It is interesting to know that most of the ports and other locations where duly discovered by sailors of Russia with the help of these three sailing ships during their previous world tour trips.

These three ships are involved in the linkage of the Atlantic between its major ports like Cape Town, Ushuaia and Argentina. The distance that is the shortest of all between Pallada and Antarctica is seen between Georgia Archipelago and the Islands of South Sandwich.

In the year of 1819, the expedition of the South Polar was commenced by Russia. In this expedition, the Navy sloops of Russia named Vostok were famously commanded by Faddei whereas Mirny was under the commandership of Lazarev. These ships on January 28 in the year 1820 slithered away from Kronstadt and ended up discovering Antarctica on that very date. After the discovery, these ships came back to Kronstadt the following year. Throughout the expedition, the members were involved in discovering as many as twenty-nine islands and one significant coral reef. The whole discovery throughout the years has helped sailors to conduct projects of oceanographic nature and has also helped in further research.

Super-Foilers Shaking The World By Its Challenging Features

On 2013 summers the Australian sailor and the previously appointed CEO, 1990s Bill Macartney, father of the captain, Jack, witnessed the triumph of New Zealand on 34th America’s Cup and determined to do something huge. In 2018 his determination created a hotspot and latest sailing circuits- the Grand Prix SuperFoiler which is around a five series regatta, a lot of the southern part of Australia before winding up on Macartney’s Sydney waters.

The tall SuperFoiler boat which is a machine in Grand Prix accompanies great speed at is created by industrial experts. The boats are the latest of them all with a nuclear hull consists approximately the dimensions and include the required instruments to adjust the angle/pitch of attack. It also contains a crucial element to the working of the foils that is passive-adaptive stability and the main part of the boat.

Young Sailors Continued Sailing After Irma

Volunteerism, resilience, community spirit, hard work and courage? These are the qualities that the fiercest of storms, man-made or natural, often brings to the surface in a community.

For Marco Island Interscholastic Sailing Team (MIIST) students, there was no disinclination in committing a number of hours to the sailing center of island before and after Hurricane Irma. The team includes the students from Marco Island Charter Middle School (MICMS), Marco Island Academy and Lely High.

Sailing, The Generation Game Now Starts At Nationals In Napier

Hans Hengst, aged 82, from Napier, with grandson, whose age is just 13-year-old and son, 48, named Noah and Rob respectively will give tough competition in the Hartley 16 at the national regatta in Napier.

The three generations of Hengst family together give an excellent performance on water which will be unforgettable indeed during the three-day national regatta which will begin at Ahuriri waterfront

Hans Hengst of 82 is the most experienced sailor at the Napier Sailing Club-hosted nationals, including the Hartley 16, Ross 780 as well as Europe Nationals classes.

His son, Rob is the skipper of Windsong with his 13-year-old son Noah as an active crew member.

This teenager, will going to be there at Napier Boys High School from Jan 31, gets an opportunity to enter as the youngest sailor in the Hartley 16 class.

Steve Turpin, who is one of the crew members on Hans’ trailer yacht, Kum Lucky, the time during competition, weather letting them to move for three races in a day.

Rob as well as Noah will have their first training sail soon for a few hours in light, the winds and father was really happy the way his son handled jib, the way he lifted the centerboard and fetch the pole out when they moved downwind.

The ex- Napier Intermediate scholar, who has been sailing when he was just eight years old, is perfect in managing the Starling class single person boat.

During the upcoming weekend, he will have tough competition in Starling class at North Island Championship within Wellington.

Rob and Hans facilitated the youngsters with the sailing experience by providing formal training which is creditable to Noah, who has got coaching from so many programs from various classes.

Martin And Emma Claimed Victory In Race

Some of the adults chose to use some of the top players left out of the junior training.

With daughter Lucy with her mother Paul Burton in their new double handler in training for the winter series of this season, with only few boats, the start got under way having rigging issues.

The pair of Neal Tack and Will Cook was not able to conclude setting their boat up for the start in time. Nevertheless, they caught up soon in the up and down wind sections along with their spinnaker rolling up to second on the water. In spite of her position in the fleet, junior Emma Agar was persistently within handicap to the leaders – struggling to stay erect in the strongest of gusts.

On the other hand, Martin Cook Result: 1 Agar, 2 P & L Burton, 3 Cook & Tack. The clear victory during the afternoon points series was already taken by Tom Bell, wind strengthening all the time, few decided to be seated this one out on the other hand, the sailors such juniors Agar and Burton opted the position of the double handed topper. (more…)

Reports From Tenby Sailing Club


The race of the Round Caldey Island and Club Regatta are scheduled for 24 June and 25 June, and it is once again sponsored by Lewis Lewis and Co Ltd the local solicitors. On Saturday three races will take place and then on Sunday, there will be a Round Caldey race, the day will conclude with the prize-giving ceremony on Sunday afternoon. The team price of the event is £500. The organizers are welcoming everybody, so if you have the team then come here and go on.

Like always, this year also the volunteers are welcomed to take part in the race.  To register the entry or confirms participation in the event, one can get in touch with the organizers via their email account The email belongs to Ted Lewis.

Club sailing

It was again windy on Saturday for the scheduled three races for the June Cup in the summer series of club run by Lucas and Ted.

With the upwind start a triangular course was set for the first race, the North Beach was marked off by the windward, St. Catherine’s east of by the give and start line off Monkstone. (more…)

Nur On Rio Olympics Experience

There have been several sailors who have risen to fame as well as to world recognition at the Rio Olympics that were held in August this year. One such name is that of Nur Shazrin Mohamed Latif.

She started to sail or to learn the art at the age of eight. Being a native of Pasir Gudang, Johor in Malaysia, she states that her family coaxed her into trying the sport though she was not too interested in it. However, as she learned the sport she became notable among sailors representing her country. The pinnacle of her efforts was reached this year when she was given the opportunity to represent her country at the Olympics in the category of laser radial class. She was shortlisted from the competitions that were held for Asian countries in Abu Dhabi. (more…)

Governor’s Gold Cup Regatta Concluded

Governor’s gold cup regatta third edition concluded on 26 October. In three days long event Tamil Nadu sailing association crowned as champion of the event. The association owns this event last time too. The completion took place under extreme weather condition, but all the teams performed their best in event and TNSA emerged as the winner while host team Nainital yacht club secured second position. The competition was very close between both the teams.

Governor’s gold cup regatta started on 23 October. Total four teams participated in this event to showcase their skills of sailing. The teams were Nainital yacht club, Tamil Nadu sailing association, Secunderabad sailing club and adventure sailing sports marine foundation of Mumbai. Both veteran and amateur sailors participated in the event. In the event Nainital yacht club secured second position.

Talking about the event to Croatian Yacht Charters, the winner team said “we are really happy to see we have won this crown again. Every passing year this event is gaining popularity and we are hoping to see more time participating in this event in the coming years.” (more…)

Lightning NAs Starts Off Great Races

With Rio sailing races more or less concluded, it might be time to take a look at the different championships that is going on in different countries. Most sailing and yachting sporting activities take place during the summer and this is the peak season for all kinds of competitive sailing events.

In New York the Samson Lightning North American championship has ensued for 2016. It was kicked off on 18th August 2016. The championship started off with a day that was windy as the crews waited for the wind to pick up as the previous days had been light, airy days not enough for sailing to take place. (more…)

Georgian Bay Sailing Regatta

Among the sailing regattas across the world, there is a new event that is ready for launch this year. It is the sailing regatta at Georgian Bay. The regatta is planned to promote events like course racing or simply traveling from one port to another.

The emphasis is to build a feeling of comradery so that sailors who share a common passion can come together in this region. (more…)