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Classic Yachts

Classic Yachts

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Show news Richard Mille Classic Yacht Regatta Preview
Falmouth welcomes some of the world's most spectacular yachts
Posted on 29 May
Entries continuing to flow in for Volvo Cork Week
Beaufort Cup proving popular with teams from the services
Posted on 28 May
2024 Falmouth Classics Preview
Classic sailing event is set to welcome a variety of craft from well beyond Cornwall
Posted on 27 May
The Evolution of the Load Pin
Few adaptations have had quite the impact of the load pin
Posted on 20 May
The Last Days of the Schooner America
The silver cup she won that day is still coveted by sportsmen
Posted on 13 May
Richard Mille Cup returns
starting in Falmouth, Cornwall, on June 2 and ending in Le Havre, France on June 15
Posted on 7 May
Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta entries growing
Attracting a mixture of repeat and new competitors for a weekend of racing and socialising
Posted on 2 May
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - The Grand Finale
Single-handed race, cream teas, gig racing and prize-giving ceremony bring the event to a close
Posted on 24 Apr
Volvo Cork Week 2024 officially launched
Chart a Course for Crosshaven, Ireland this July
Posted on 23 Apr
Upholding Tradition
West System and Epifanes bring a family treasure back to life
Posted on 23 Apr
35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta overall
Another perfect sailing day
Posted on 22 Apr
35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 3
The Trades Came Back
Posted on 21 Apr
35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 2
Better every day
Posted on 20 Apr
35th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 1
Easy start to an exciting week
Posted on 19 Apr
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta starts next week
A unique blend of sport, tradition, camaraderie and maritime heritage
Posted on 14 Apr
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua Race overall
Adela wins the Gosnell Trophy
Posted on 18 Mar
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua Race Day 3
Dazzling competition under The Pillars of Hercules outside Nelson's Dockyard
Posted on 17 Mar
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua Race Day 2
At sunset in Nelson's Dockyard a Tribute to Stan Pearson was held
Posted on 16 Mar
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua Race Day 1
Thrills and spills
Posted on 14 Mar
Hetairos wins the Round Antigua Race
Marking the start of racing at the Superyacht Challenge Antigua
Posted on 14 Mar
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Preview
Preparing to Set Sail with Many New and Notable Entries
Posted on 11 Mar
Strong early entries for the Volvo Cork Week 2024
The championship fleet boasts a fine array of race boats
Posted on 10 Mar
Cowes Classics Week 2024 entries now open
Early Entry fees are discounted to encourage the majority of entries well before the closing date
Posted on 9 Mar
Richard Mille Classic Yacht Regatta in Falmouth
Again providing the showcase start for this prestigious classic yacht regatta
Posted on 6 Mar
2024 Superyacht Challenge Antigua preview
Stan the Man and The Magnificent Seven
Posted on 3 Mar
Cowes Classics Week preview
The second biggest annual regatta in Cowes is run by sailors for sailors
Posted on 28 Feb
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: An extra day to pay
Join fellow sailors from around the globe in celebrating classic yachts and the rich heritage
Posted on 26 Feb
Falmouth Classics 2024 set for June
Over 30 entries have already been received
Posted on 24 Feb
John "Bulldog" Street remembered on Sunday
John "Bulldog" Street remembered on Sunday. The "King" of Auckland waterfront died in December
Posted on 17 Feb
Camden Classics Cup 2024 registration opens
To be run to the standard of excellence that participants have come to expect
Posted on 16 Feb
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Grand LeJon- a replica Breton lugger
© Jocelyne
Irene of Bridgewater, a West Country trading ketch built in in 1907 will act as the Falmouth Classics' committee boat for the three races
© Nigel Sharp
Marian – one the two oldest pilot cutters still afloat
© Nic Compton
Carey Olsen Jersey Regatta Dayboat start
© Bill Harris
Patrick Isoard - The Transat CIC
© DR
The Schooner America - A Lost Icon at the Annapolis Warship Factory
© David Gendall
Front Cover - The Last Days of the Schooner America
© David Gendall
Remains of America at the Annapolis Yacht Yard following the March 1942 shed collapse
© NATIONAL ARCHIVES AT COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND, RG 19-LCM.
Remains of America at the Annapolis Yacht Yard following the March 1942 shed collapse
© NATIONAL ARCHIVES AT COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND, RG 19-LCM.
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Richard Mille Cup 2023
© Ewan Lebourdais
Spirit of Tradition class at PalmaVela 2024
© Nico Martinez / PalmaVela
Cream teas were served in the afternoon by colourfully dressed ladies at the Admiral's Inn, with proceeds going to the local hospice - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Jan Hein
45-foot Rustler Bowman Pancakes won a special mention - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Tobias Stoerkle
Gig Racing in the harbour is always a fun (and often wet) event - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Jan Hein
115-foot Eros built in 1939 with her large crew won second prize for schooner class - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Adventurer built in 1925 won the large classic class n the single-handed race - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© The Lucy
86' Marconi yawl Nordwind (1939) was overall winner of the Concours D'Elegance - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Beverly Factor Sailing
Carriacou sloop Genesis won the traditional class - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Cassiopeia II won the Kenny Coombs Memorial Trophy - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Sailing.Shots by Jo-Ann
Tradition
© Jeni Bone
Tradition
© Jeni Bone
Tradition
© Jeni Bone
Tradition
© Jeni Bone