Category Archives: Latest Classic Yacht News

Summer begins at the WoodenBoat Show!

Welcome all to Mystic Seaport for another phenomenal WoodenBoat Show. Come to the show to see over a hundred beautiful wooden boats lining the docks and campus of the Seaport, watch as families build boats, engage with WoodenBoat readers displaying boats they built themselves, learn new skills at the expert demonstrations, check out a variety of marine products from our vendors, and explore Mystic Seaport Museum. Join Wooden Boat June 30–July 2, 2017!    ...
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2017 Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta – Pure Pageantry

How many times have you gazed at a Classic Yacht Calendar wishing that you had been there? Well, turn those daydreams into reality by joining us at the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, presented by Officine Panerai, August 12 & 13. The event is all about “Pure Pageantry” and is just as much a rendezvous of classic yachts and “characters” as it is a well-organized regatta. Beautiful? Absolutely. Fun? Without a doubt.
  • This regatta is a blast, on and off the water
  • The racing is done in "Pursuit" format – much less pressure at the start but still a decent challenge
  • A GREAT venue at the Corinthian Yacht Club with parties all weekend
  • Reasonable entry fee includes FREE mooring and one heck of a Skippers Bag
  • Complimentary 8x10 photo of your yacht under sail
  • More prizes from Officine Panerai are up for grabs for more boats than ever before (yes, you could win a Panerai watch)
The CCYR offers three categories...
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2017 Argentario Sailing Week – Video Recap

Published on Jun 21, 2017 In the second half of June, when winds blow more strongly, ideal conditions are created for racing around the ancient port of Santo Stefano, on the western side of Mount Argentario. That is precisely when the Argentario Sailing Week is held, the regatta reserved for classic and vintage yachts, which each year hosts watercraft from all over the Mediterranean to partake in thrilling challenges celebrating beauty and love of the sea.

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America’s Cup J Class Regatta – Lionheart Wins!

Event: America’s Cup J Class Regatta Entrants: 7 Coarse: WL Wind: Light Tracking - Replay: TracTrac AC 35 J Class Regatta Photo Credit: J Class - Studio Borlenghi    

Lionheart Crew Wins America's Cup J Class Regatta

J Class Association - Emerging in second place from a dramatic, high stakes final race which was laden with tension until the final run to the finish on a tight, compact race course off Bermuda's Saint Georges, Lionheart clinched the first ever America's Cup J Class Regatta. Carrying a one point lead and with the regatta title in their grasp, they started flat footed off the line, looking to have done all they could to hand the regatta win to title rivals Hanuman. But the Lionheart crew stuck to their task in the fickle, shifty breeze to climb back into contention at the last turn. When Hanuman were dramatically....read more    ...
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America’s Cup J Class Regatta

America's Cup J Class Overall Standings (June 19, 2017)

Event: America's Cup J Class Regatta Entrants: 7 Coarse: WL Wind: Medium Tracking: TracTrac AC 35 J Class Regatta Photo Credit: J Class - Studio Borlenghi   The Americas Cup J Class Regatta... now a race among three titans, Hanuman, Ranger and Lionheart. Going into tomorrows final showdown, one point separates all three contenders. J Class Association - In the historic first ever America's Cup J Class Regatta in Bermuda three different crews won races on the opening day. Just one point separates the top two boats, Hanuman and Ranger on seven apiece with Lionheart poised for three way final day showdown on eight. The record fleet of seven J Class yachts, the biggest ever mustered in the 87 year history of the class, may have been forced to wait an extra few days after Friday's opening races fell victim to winds which were too light and fickle, but on National Heroes Day, Bermuda rewarded the magnificent gathering...
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