January 15, 2015: Fazisi sails from NY to FL
Fazisi leaves the Bay End Marina in Brooklyn, New York and sails down the Eastern Seaboard on January 15, 2015. The Fazisi will be making a stop in Florida before continuing on to the British Virgin Islands for her participation in the 2015 Wagner Sailing Rally.
***ANY AND ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN THE CREW FOR THIS EXCURSION***
No experience is necessary, just a love for adventure and the open sea. To participate, please fill out the form under the "Join the Crew" section or click here.
Sea you on board!
February 6-8, 2015: Wagner Sailing Rally
FEBRUARY 6-8, 2015
Fazisi travels to Trellis Bay, Beef Island, British Virgin Islands for the 2015 Wagner Sailing Rally in memory of Wladek Wagner.
*See PYANA and the Polish Sailing Club's participation in the 2012 Wagner Sailing Rally here
June 2015: Exhibition for the Volvo Ocean Race
Fazisi crosses the Atlantic ocean to Gothenburg, Sweden, the last stop of the Volvo Ocean Race, to be part of the Sailing Village Exhibition of Tall Ships.
Books on Fazisi
Fazisi: The Joint Venture
"This is the extraordinary story of Fazisi, a Russian boat of revolutionary design entered in the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. The book aims to offer a dramatic account of how the "Glasnost" boat managed to complete the toughest ocean race in the world."
Race To Freedom
"Built in the Soviet Union, equipped with Western sails, rig and electronics, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola International and co-skipperd by American Skip Novak, [Fazisi] was indeed an intriguing mix.In the height of Michael Gorbachev's perestroika that not only changed Russia but also altered the entire order of the world, FAZISI with her international crew bravely challenging the most treacherous waters on the planet was, in a sense, like a proverbial dove sent into an uncertain future. Like perestroika itself, FAZISI was a bold experiment in survival..."