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Show news Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez takes shape
Competitors being confirmed, procedures on shore specified
Posted on 3 Aug
Rolex Big Boat Series on hold until 2021
Difficult times and a difficult decision in San Francisco
Posted on 28 Jul
125yr old Ida joins Auckland's classic fleet
Deputy PM draws links with classic yacht heritage and America's Cup
Posted on 20 Jul
Entry open for Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta
We believe we all still need to go sailing
Posted on 15 Jul
New dates announced for 2021 Cowes Classics Week
Now being held 3 - 9 July with racing from 5 July
Posted on 4 Jul
Puig Vela ClĂ ssica Barcelona regatta postpones
13th edition now to be held in 2021
Posted on 2 Jul
Hamble Classics 2020 open for 'pre-entries'
In anticipation of a go-ahead if the recent easing of restrictions is being successful
Posted on 2 Jul
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez new format in detail
An event spread over two weeks for the modern and classic yachts
Posted on 28 Jun
Cowes Classics Week reschedules to 2021
The safety of competitors, plus the large volunteer team, is paramount
Posted on 5 Jun
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez en route
Adapting in line with the global health situation
Posted on 30 May
Hamble Classics 2020 opens for entries
Programmed for 21st-23rd August at the Royal Southern YC
Posted on 20 May
Henri-Lloyd announced as Regatta Clothing Partner
Cowes Classics Week set to take place from 25th to 31st July
Posted on 19 May
A letter to CYOA members from Steve White
The Classic Yacht Owners' Association has been busy indeed!
Posted on 10 May
The Volvo Ocean Race 2001-02 Official Film
The first sponsored by Volvo and the last race to start in the UK
Posted on 9 May
The Voiles de Saint-Tropez staying on course
Planning and reviewing the 2020 edition
Posted on 6 May
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1997-98
Watch the official film as Paul Cayard & Grant Dalton battle it out
Posted on 2 May
Reflections on a life afloat: Conjuring the breeze
Latest Sail-World newsletter from David Schmidt in the USA
Posted on 28 Apr
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1993-94
The race which led the charge towards professionalism
Posted on 25 Apr
Sir Richard Francis Sutton Medal winners announced
The America's Cup Hall of Fame to award Sir Richard Francis Sutton Medal to Maldwin and Antony
Posted on 21 Apr
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1989-90
A true classic, ending in a clean sweep of all six legs by Steinlager 2
Posted on 18 Apr
Harold Kidd traces the story of the iconic P Class
An exquisite photo essay on the history of New Zealand's most iconic sailing yacht - the P class
Posted on 17 Apr
Entries open for Cowes Classics Week 2020
Royal London YC intend to run the regatta as planned in July
Posted on 16 Apr
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1985-86
Watch the Official Film as Drum loses her keel during the Fastnet Race
Posted on 11 Apr
British Classic Week suspended
BCYC committee's difficult but prudent decision to postpone
Posted on 6 Apr
Ultimate Virtual Tour of Herreshoff Marine Museum
Learn about the variety of tools and methods used to make the wonderful half-models
Posted on 5 Apr
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1981-82
Official Film as Conny van Rietschoten returns to defend his title
Posted on 4 Apr
Classic yacht delivered by chinook
Jonty Sherwill gets Cockleshell home for a refit
Posted on 1 Apr
Ultimate Virtual Tour of Herreshoff Marine Museum
With historian Maynard Bray and Halsey Herreshoff
Posted on 29 Mar
The Whitbread Round the World Race 1977-78
The Official Film of the second edition where 15 yachts completed the four-leg course
Posted on 29 Mar
Henri-Lloyd partners with Cowes Spring Classics
Announced as Race Clothing Partner for the event now taking place in September
Posted on 25 Mar
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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013
© Gilles Martin-Raget / www.martin-raget.com
RORC Race the Wight IRC Four was won by Giovanni Belgrano's classic sloop Whooper.
© Rick Tomlinson
Ida arrives at Horizon Boats from Sydney
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
The Bailey lines become apparent as the deck beams are placed - Ida - May 2019
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida view down main hatchway to a simple interior in the traditional interior.
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida's first sail - May 23, but without her topsail.
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida's main hatchway in the traditional style of the day.
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida's restored chainplates
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - restored 125 yr old rigging screws were the first used on a New Zealand yacht
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - interior reflects the original with a contemporary update.
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - prior to restoration
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - the modified coachhouse - designed to give more headroom below - is removed.
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - Scoping the companionway hatch - June 2019
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida ready for her waterline tes at the Stephens yard, Stillwater
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida carries a keel stepped wooden spar and halyard pins
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida - deck view with a glued, screw-less, teak deck and original design companionways and hatches
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Many of Ida's original fitting have been restored and replaced
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Bulk heads in place as Ida shows off her sweet sheerlines prior to deck beams being fitted
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Ida's engine bed prior to restoration
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
1939 Giles one-off design Whooper
© Paul Wyeth / www.pwpictures.com
Conservators Sara Gainsford and Susanne Grieve Rawson with the hull of the Daring
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
The Deputy Prime Minister of NZ - the Rt Hon Winston Peters - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron - July 19, 2020
© Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com
The Deputy Prime Minister of NZ - the Rt Hon Winston Peters - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron - July 19, 2020
© Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com
Ida alongside The Dinghy Locker - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron - July 19, 2020
© Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com
Ida alongside The Dinghy Locker - Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron - July 19, 2020
© Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com
Copper exposed - retrieval of the remains of the 53ft Daring lost in 1865 at the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
The remains of the 53ft Daring lost in 1865 at the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour are trucked out for restoration
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Excavation - prior to the retrieval of the remains of the 53ft Daring lost in 1865 at the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Excavation ahead of the retrieval of the remains of the 53ft Daring lost in 1865 at the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust
Bracing to prevent further damage - retrieval of the remains of the 53ft Daring lost in 1865 at the entrance to the Kaipara Harbour
© Classic Yacht Charitable Trust