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Show news Tiedemann Regatta to start CYOA Challenge Series
The CYOA Challenge Series includes a number of regattas throughout the northeast
Posted on 25 Apr
22nd annual Castine Classic Yacht Race is on
Your registration for this race may now be completed on their website
Posted on 24 Apr
Rolex Fastnet Race - More than a race
Taking part to experience the challenge, a lifelong ambition, an adventure
Posted on 19 Apr
Register today for the 2021 Camden Classics Cup
63 boats are registered for the July event
Posted on 16 Apr
Registration opens for 2021 Rolex Big Boat Series
Scheduled for September 15-19 at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, California
Posted on 9 Apr
Hamble Classics design competition
For new Regatta One-Design Class
Posted on 1 Apr
Rolex Fastnet Race doublehanding goes supernova
Entry has soared to 89 yachts, a giant step up from 2019's 64
Posted on 29 Mar
2021 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta cancelled
Unfortunately the Covid virus and protocols have made the event impossible to hold
Posted on 20 Mar
Harken Product Focus: The CLR Winch
An uncluttered deck is the goal of every yacht owner and boat captain
Posted on 16 Mar
Rolex Fastnet Race: Classic fantastics
Oldest among the giant 400+ boat fleet is Amokura
Posted on 16 Mar
Classic Yacht Association Cup Regatta preview
All set for the Feb 20 & 21 launch their 14th Cup Regatta on Port Phillip
Posted on 19 Feb
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez schedule announced
2021 edition confirmed from 25th September to 9th October
Posted on 15 Feb
Falmouth Harbour celebrates its 150th anniversary
By supporting Falmouth Classics 2021
Posted on 15 Feb
New classic race added to the CYCS schedule
The new feature is being introduced in response to growing participation in classics races
Posted on 11 Feb
Salacia II takes on Bunbury and Return Ocean Race
One of Australia's most iconic ocean racing yachts set to take on WA offshore classic
Posted on 8 Feb
2021 AIVE Classic yacht regatta calendar
37 events across the Mediterranean dedicated to vintage yachting
Posted on 3 Feb
81 boats registered for Block Island Race Week
2021 edition is shaping up to be one of the biggest turnouts in recent years
Posted on 28 Jan
Jack Knights - Witty Wise Man
Sailing lost the sailor, innovator, journalist 40 years ago
Posted on 7 Jan
A new custodian for Sunstone?
The famous yacht is for sale in Nelson, New Zealand
Posted on 25 Dec 2020
The restoration of Wyruna part 1
Video chat with custodians Sam Binder and Linda Blore
Posted on 18 Dec 2020
Parade of Sail 2021
What's the route and kick off time you ask?
Posted on 18 Dec 2020
Solveig's song
70 years after her first trip to Hobart, this little boat is heading south again
Posted on 17 Dec 2020
Tall Ships Youth Trust official charity partner
For British Classic Week in 2021
Posted on 14 Dec 2020
Registration open for Block Island Race Week
The event typically offers four to five days of racing
Posted on 18 Nov 2020
We're back! Introducing Parade Of Sail 2021
What better way to start the year than with wind in our sails
Posted on 3 Nov 2020
The Best of Britannia
Dougal Henshall looks at the yachts which bore the name Britannia
Posted on 2 Nov 2020
Les Voiles 2020 rises to the challenge
Satisfaction shared amongst the owners, skippers and sailors
Posted on 10 Oct 2020
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez day 12
Saving the best until last!
Posted on 9 Oct 2020
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez day 11
Another summery day with a moderate breeze
Posted on 8 Oct 2020
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez day 10
No racing with Special Weather Warning in place
Posted on 7 Oct 2020


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Rolex Capri Sailing Week
© Studio Borlenghi
British Classic Week
© Chris Brown
British Classic Week
© Chris Brown
Giovanni Belgrano's Classic Whooper during RORC Spring Series Race 3
© Rick Tomlinson /
Kai Greten will be sailing his Grandfather's beautiful wooden classic One Tonner Oromocto which is celebrating her 50th anniversary
© Creator: Yacht / Jozef Kubica
Ariki - April 11, 2021
© Richard Gladwell / / nz
Spring Kids Sailing Program
© Herreshoff Marine Museum
Hamble Classics One-Design?
© Rick Tomlinson /
Tumlaren Sailplan
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
© Antigua Yacht Club
Vanity crossing Athol Bight in a Southerly Buster reaching 40 to 45 knots
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
SASC Sunday Series Race, 16 October 2016 - Vanity
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
SASC Ranger / Couta / Folkboat Sprints, 20 September 2020 - Vanity on the run in race 1
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
SASC Ranger / Couta / Folkboat Sprints, 20 September 2020 - the start of race 3
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
SASC Club Championship race 2014 - Vanity approaching the finish
© Southern Woodenboat Sailing
Keeping it in the family: 63ft S&S designed yawl-rigged offshore racer Rafanut - Fredrik Wallenberg is campaigning the boat built for his Grandfather in 1955
© Lasse Eklöf
Joe Powder the gorilla mascot is one of the crew and a RORC member on board Desperado of Cowes! © Carlo Borlenghi/Rolex Top right: 1991 - Celebrating rounding the Fastnet Rock in style aboard Richard Loftus' Swan 65 Desperado of Cowes
© Rick Tomlinson
Chris Cecil-Wright's Nicholson 55 Eager, skippered by Richard Powell. Eager was the first Nicholson 55 launched when she was famously the Lloyd's of London Yacht Club's Lutine
© Martin Allen /
The oldest boat in the Rolex Fastnet Race - the 1939 Amokura will be raced two handed by owner Paul Moxon.
© Nic Compton
Harry J. Heijst's 1972 classic S&S 41 Winsome
© Paul Wyeth /
1967 vintage Swan 36 Finola, skippered by regular RORC racers Chris Frost and Welsh transoceanic rower Elin Haf Davies
© Paul Wyeth /
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of her 1961 line honours Fastnet Race victory and winning races around the globe - the Italian owned 1961 van de Stadt-designed 73ft ketch Stormvogel
© Stormvogel Below / Beken of Cowes
Essex Oyster Smack Martha 11 during Mersea Week 2019
© Mersea Week
AWBF Parade of Sail 2021
© Australian Wooden Boat Festival
90' Classic Sloop
© Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
90' Classic Sloop
© Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
Tumlarens and 2019 Cup Regatta racing
© Peter Costolloe
'Marguerite', a Bristol Channel pilot cutter built in 1893 and in service until 1911, during Falmouth Classics 2019
© Doug Jackson /