12 April 2024


How much biodiversity lives in the seabed of Western Liguria, and how is it possible to discover and protect it? These are the questions that the Bordighera Blu Park project team tried to answer, as guests on Tuesday 9 April at the Sanremo Yacht Club. The evening with dinner and conference, organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club and the Sanremo Sea Consulate, featured Franco Borgogno, journalist and science communicator, and the biologist Marina Monica Previati, creators of the educational and environmental project Bordighera Blu Park. With evocative underwater images, the story of the project, carried out by the EuropeanResearchInstitute, and created with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation as part of the Simbiosi call in collaboration with the Municipality of Bordighera, unfolded through the exploration of three specific areas. Capo Sant’Ampelio, an area known for its beauty and the southernmost point of all Liguria, but also the […]
25 March 2024


Traditionally organized by the Yacht Club Sanremo, with the patronage of the Municipality of Sanremo, the nineteenth edition of the international Italian Dragon Cup Paul&Shark Trophy took place with 33 crews from all over Europe and characterized by beautiful weather conditions and variable wind from east, from west and intensity between 6 and 12 knots which in the four days of regatta allowed 7 regattas to take place, at the end of which the flag bearers of the Sanremo Yacht Club DI ITA 79 led by Yevgeni Braslavets won by just three points. During the four days of the regatta, the first in the ranking alternated with each other but at the end of the regatta, by just 3 points, second place was won by UAE17, with the former world champion Anatoly Loginov as helmsman. Third place on the podium goes to the Germans of GER 62 with Stephan Link […]
20 March 2024

THE SPLENDID “DRAGONE” ARE BACK IN SANREMO International Italian Dragon Cup – Paul&Shark Trophy

Sanremo 21/24 March 2024 From tomorrow 21 March, like every year, the best specialists of the Dragone Class will meet: 35 crews from 11 nations will crowd the docks of the Club chaired by Beppe Zaoli to challenge each other to win one of the most coveted trophies of this Class. Numerous favorites including the Swiss Wolf Waschkuhn with a Portuguese crew, the Maltese Loginov who races for the United Arab Emirates, the Ukrainian Braslavets, former Olympic gold medalist, who races for the colors of the Sanremo Yacht Club. The boats will be hosted on land in the Portosole square and at sea on the Club’s docks. The city of Sanremo is a destination much appreciated by dragon athletes from all over the world: in fact, the well-known 90th Dragon Anniversary of 2019 deserves mention, which the Club will undertake to repeat in 2029, with only two countries remaining in […]
2 March 2024


Fourth and final act of the Dragon Winter Series, the Dragon Class Winter Championship, in Sanremo, on the weekend of 23/25 February. Beautiful conditions also in this last series and a program fully respected: five tests completed with one gap applied. Saturday 24 February three beautiful races with a variable wind of 200 degrees at eight knots. On Sunday 25th a westerly wind, which started at 8/10 knots and then rose to 19 knots allowed us to carry out two more good tests of the day. Dominating this last stage on the podium was ITA 79 TRANSBUNKER, helmed by Yevgeni Blaslavets together with the two brothers Andrea and Vittorio Zaoli. Seconds UAE 17, ahead of the Irish boat SIR OSSIS OF THE RIVER. In the overall ranking of the entire Dragon class Winter Championship, TRANSBUNKER confirmed first place, second place confirmed for UAE 17 and third place went to the […]
21 February 2024

THE 10TH EDITION OF THE 420&470 THE CARNIVAL RACE ENDS 15/18 February 2024

 Marina degli Aregai Great success for the tenth edition of the 420&470 The Carnival Race, organized by the Sanremo Yacht Club, with the precious support of the Cozzi Parodi Group, in the magical location of Marina degli Aregai. 180 boats for the 420 class and 9 for the 470 class, coming from 12 nations: Spain, Germany, Great Britain, France, Poland, Greece, Ukraine, Slovenia, Hungary, Switzerland, Turkey and Italy. With four beautiful races in perfect wind conditions of 16 knots, France triumphed in the general classification of the 420 Open class with the two crews Schemmel – Boudard and Flandorffer-Flandorffer taking first and second place respectively. Third place went to the Italians Mioni-Barbiero of Circoli SVGB/SIRENA. France also wins on the women’s podium in the 420 class with the Malou – Bourgeois crew, followed by the English Potter – Nieuwland and the Germans Bohnsack-Gienap. First female Under 17 crew are the […]
14 February 2024

Yacht Club Sanremo “The Carnival Race 420&470” 15/18 February 2024

 As every year, “The Carnival Race” returns for the Class 420&470 to Marina degli Aregai, organized both on land and at sea by the Sanremo Yacht Club. This year the competing crews who will compete for 4 days in the waters in front of the port of Marina degli Aregai in Santo Stefano al Mare are 200, there are 13 participating nations and the people present will be around 500 athletes and coaches. One of the biggest regattas in the world for the 420 class which sees the best crews arrive from all over Europe, will transform the port of Marina degli Aregai into a big party, thanks also to the precious collaboration of the Cozzi Parodi Group which in recent days has entered into a agreement with D Marine, leader in the management of Mediterranean ports. The flag-bearing teams of the Sanremo Yacht Club are 8 and will try […]
31 January 2024

The third leg of the Dragon Winter Series has ended.

The third leg of the Dragon Winter Series has ended with sixteen boats registered from nine Nations. Unfortunately the wind was the great absentee in these 3 days of regatta, allowing only two races to be completed. The level of the participating boats was very high, among which ITA 79 Transbunker took first place, with Yevgeni Braslavets at the helm, the multiple Olympic medalist in Atlanta, ahead of UAE 17, owned by Anatoly Loginov, already world champion of the class. In third place was ITA 77 DRAGON FLY by Beppe Zaoli, with a crew of young people, who proved to be a pleasant surprise in this Championship. Now all that remains is to wait for the fourth stage of the Winter Series, scheduled for the weekend of February 23/25, and then arrive at the culmination of the Class events with the Paul&Shark Trophy, in March.