Category Archives: Latest Classic Yacht News

Nathanael Greene Herreshoff – New York 30 Banzai – A Celebration Of Life

The beautiful Herreshoff New York 30s - More than the mastery of N.G. Herreshoff's engineering and artistic abilities, the home to many wonderful memories for those you have been fortunate enough to sail aboard them.

We want to thank all who have provided information to our staff and Banzai's historical profile in our Classic Yacht Registry of Heritage. For without this information and cooperation, we would not have been able to reunite the Evan's family for one last sail to honor their parents and to relive the wonderful memories that all shared on this special day. In order to respect the privacy of the Evan's family, we did not film during their sail around the beautiful waters of Oyster Bay. In all, a wonderful day that will be remain forever indelible...    ...
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Antigua Superyacht Challenge, 2018

The season opened on Antigua's deep blue waters. 4 days and nights of racing and shoreside fun in a corner of beautiful Nelson's Dockyard.

  Antigua Superyacht Challenge, 2018 from A C Q U A F I L M S on Vimeo.   The Caribbean superyacht season kicked off in fine style with the 2018 Superyacht Challenge Antigua. Now its 8th year, the Superyacht Challenge Antigua is free from commercial endorsements, and has one clear objective; to provide all the facilities to stage an ideal event for an exclusive selection of yachts, where fair racing and good companionship are valued above all else. The regatta once again attracted a magnificent fleet, including five previous winners. Dazzling yachts ranging in size from 82ft (25m) to 172ft (52m) took part in four days of racing along the stunning south coast of Antigua. Five races were scored using the new 2018 ORCsy Superyacht rule. The 90ft Hoek designed...
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Spirit Yachts 111′ SuperYacht

The new Spirit 111’ is well underway, projected completion date set for 2019

Sean McMillan comments, “We are delighted to be working with Rhoades Young on Spirit Yachts’ first collaboration with an external design agency. By maximizing our combined expertise, we have created an aesthetically beautiful, lightweight yacht that will be easy to handle with minimal crew. The end result will be one of the largest, single-masted modern classic wooden yachts ever built in the UK.” Rhoades Young director Jonathan Rhoades adds, “Spirit Yachts is renowned for its build quality and elegant design, and we are looking forward to working alongside Sean and his team on what is set to be a ground-breaking new project.”    

We are particularly interested in this vessels Green credentials.

Spirit Yachts - The impressive new superyacht is set to be as eco-friendly as possible to enable the owner to spend sustainable periods of time onboard using minimal fuel....
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