Classic

Antigua Classic Regatta 2019
2021 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta is Cancelled

The Chairman of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Carlo Falcone and the committee have decided to cancel the 2021 ACYR – Video Here

Butler built Finn Class K257
A Finn is not just for the Olympics

While restoration of all types and classes of sailing dinghies continues a pace, one particular treasure trove is the the British Finn class Association

Whisky Galore! But not a drop to drink

An 80-year-old bottle of whisky salvaged from the shipwreck that was the inspiration for the film Whisky Galore! has been deemed undrinkable

Classic Finn or potential fishing dinghy!

Two classic British Finns have recently been rediscovered, one saved from a life as a ‘potential fishing dinghy’

Solent Sunbeams – Surviving and thriving despite Covid-19

The historic Solent Sunbeam fleet, which boasts 97-year-old wooden keelboats through to brand-new GRP hulls, has experienced one of its best sailing seasons despite the shadow of Covid-19 and a late start to the season

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez – It’s a kind of magic!

Wind, sun and the most beautiful classic and modern boats in the Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Regatta

Hamble Classics Regatta – Breezy but Beautiful

Stormy weather did nothing to dampen enthusiasm at the 5th Hamble Classics Regatta hosted by the Royal Southern YC

Ernest Hemingway made this 38-foot sportfishing boat famous

Ernest Hemingway made Pilar, a 38-foot Wheeler sportfishing boat famous and now it’s being rebuilt

Hamble Classics Regatta open for ‘pre-entries’

The 5th Hamble Classics Regatta at the Royal Southern YC on 21-23 August is open for pre-entries in anticipation of a go-ahead if the recent easing of restrictions is being successful

Voiles de Saint-Tropez present a new regatta format

The organisers of the Voiles de Saint-Tropez intend to maintain what has made these regattas unique to the world for modern and classic boats

Hamble Classics 2020 to open for entries in June

The 5th Hamble Classics Regatta is programmed for 21-23 August at the Royal Southern Yacht Club and after much consideration will open for entries in June

Re-inventing the Solent Sunbeam

Ten years ago the first GRP Solent Sunbeam was added to this near 100 year old classic Fleet. Since that landmark launch day – 8 July 2010 – eleven new GRP Sunbeams have been built