Is It Really The Fastest Sailboat In The World? What Do You Think Of This Claim?

The sailboat “Mir” on October 3, 2017 went to another training flight. As the FSUE “Rosmorport ” press-service informs, the swimming practice for the new shift of cadets, 132 students of the GUMRF them. Admiral S.O. Makarova, is designed for two months.

During this time, cadets will pass the practice in the following specialties: navigation, operation of ship power plants and operation of ship electrical equipment and automation equipment.

After the march, the cadets will receive a document confirming the swimming experience.

The first stop for the sailing ship will be the port of the French city of Bordeaux, where the frigate plans to arrive on October 27.

The Mir Sailboat

Three-mast sailing training ship “Mir” was built in 1987 in Gdańsk Shipyard (Republic of Poland). Since 2014 belongs to FSUE “Rosmorport “. “The world” is considered the fastest sailboat in the world. Over the course of it’s history he won more than 20 races, including a large regatta dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America.

The officially registered maximum speed of the frigate under sail is 21 knots (38.9 km / h). In 2010, it also set a record average speed – 11.3 knots.