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2017 Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta – Join the Party!

The time has come. There’s less than one week left to register for the 2017 Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, presented by Officine Panerai, August 12 & 13. Seriously, you don’t want to miss this event. As you may know, this regatta has become quite popular for it’s low key sailing, fantabulous spectacle of classic yachts – Vintage, Classic GRP, and Spirit of Tradition – free moorings, an absolutely unbelievably rich skippers bag, and a heck of a party. What a parade of yachting’s finest. We have over 40 yachts to date. Are you sure you want to miss this? If you are receiving this communiqué you have a classic. Get out for this event and enjoy your boat. The Classic Rating Formula will be the standard for all boats and we will assist anyone without a rating to easily secure a certificate
  • The racing is done in “Pursuit” format - unique, safe, fun.
  • Reasonable entry fee includes mooring (First Come, First...
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Schooner Invader – At Santa Catalina Island 1929

The following 1929 home movie shows the owner's friends on their way, and moored in Catalina Island, California. Home page photo of Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard on board Invader. The Albert Stanton Chesebrough designed schooner Invader was launched on 11 July 1905 and built by George Lawley & Son for Mr. ROY A. RAINER of Cleveland, a coal magnate. Classic Yacht Registry of Heritage: Albert Stanton Chesebrough INVADER    ...
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2017 Candy Store Cup – George Bekris Photography

Deserving Victory for Bequia in 2017 Candy Store Cup

Sailors couldn’t have asked for a sweeter experience at the 2017 Candy Store Cup Superyacht Edition. The event showcased some of the world’s most spectacular and technologically sophisticated luxury sailing yachts racing off Newport, R.I. on Thursday through Saturday (July 27-29) and provided three days of wildly varied conditions, courtesy of Mother Nature, as well as a full slate of colorful social events, courtesy of co-hosts Bannister’s Wharf and Newport Shipyard, the latter of which was headquarters for the event and home to most of the fleet while not racing... Read more   Images by George Bekris Photography: (For larger format, please click on pictures.) http://www.georgebekris.com/keyword/Candy Store Cup 2017   [huge_it_slider id="26"]  ...
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Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary – The Spirit of Yachting

Rolex World of Yachting - The Royal Yacht Squadron celebrated its bicentenary in 2015, coinciding with the 46th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. Exclusive video of the bicentennial celebrations and interviews with the squadron’s Commodore, Christopher Sharples, among others, bring to life one of the biggest yachting events in this influential club’s 200 year history. The pioneering story of the RYS began in St James’s, London, in 1815. Today, from its base at Cowes Castle on the Isle of Wight, this prestigious club maintains the highest standards, safeguarding its exclusive traditions while working to develop yachting.   [video_lightbox_youtube video_id="isUou-Wa20A" width="640" height="480" anchor="http://classicsailboats.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/S_118.png"]  ...
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