Fazisi: The Joint Venture
"This is the extra-ordinary 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..."
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.