Sailing, in particular the trimaran race, is rightfully considered an extreme sport. All participants in the race are at considerable risk. Under good weather conditions, a racing trimaran can reach speeds of up to 30 knots and any oversight in controlling a vessel can lead to serious consequences.
Competitions in trimarans are largely unpredictable. The weather has a great influence on the course of the race and it often happens that the slightest inaccuracy of a team takes away all chances to win.
Sailing trimaran is a ship with three parallel hulls that are connected to each other in the upper part. This design has good stability and good seaworthiness.
Trimarans represent one of the youngest classes of sailing yachts, which began to develop actively in the last 25-30 years.
The creator of such sports sailing ships is considered to be the Russian emigrant V. Chechet, who built a small yacht back in 1945, he also gave the name – a trimaran. Continue reading
Chariot races were first mentioned in Greek history, while the peculiarity of this historical fact lies in several specific details. Namely:
Greece was a military country where the sports training of the child was important to preserve his future life. Chariot races were a military sport, in which mainly warriors took part. It was they who trained to fight horses, since the chariot was not just a tank of the time, but allowed for a short time to transfer the army to the desired location, using only horses and the ability to lead them.
Many ship masters, in order to show the strength of their own products, took part in these races. Almost all the chariots were given to the army, because after that, choosing the models they liked, she ordered ships from the same tree. Continue reading