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2010 British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta flooded with yachts

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This year, for the first time, the regatta forms part of the high profile 2010 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge Series, which as well as the Cowes event, features some of the world's leading classic yacht regattas, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and the Régates Royale, Cannes. ... read full story

Help needed for historic classic racing yacht Leila

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Enthusiasts set up a trust in 2008 to restore the historic racing yacht Leila. Now after more than 18 months of hard work, it is hoped that local woodworkers will be able to help get her back in the water. ... read full story

Yacht HANUMAN Wins 2010 Sailing Yacht of the Year at Superyacht Awards

May 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Chosen from among the three award winners in the sailing yacht classes, the judges felt that the combination of beauty and extremely high quality of construction concentrated in yacht Hanuman made her a worthy winner of the title Sailing Yacht of the Year. ... read full story

Yacht Freedom Wins Special Rebuild Award at Superyacht Awards 2010

May 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

A Judges' Special Rebuild Award was also given to Freedom, a historic 104ft Trumpy that was named in honour of the date and location of her launch on July 4th 1926 - just across the river from the spot where, exactly 150 years before, the American Declaration of Independence had been signed in Philadelphia. ... read full story

Focus: The PANAMAX Ketch Superyacht & Baltic Yachts

May 11, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Panamax will be a fast performance sailing yacht with the classic appearance and styling of a Bristol Pilot Cutter. This 66.90-meter ketch is expected to launch in 2010 at Baltic Yachts in Finland. Dykstra & Partners (and co designer Reichel/Pugh), are responsible for the Naval Architecture and exterior styling working in close collaboration with the owner and the owner’s project manager Jens Cornelsen. Intensive towing tank and wind tunnel tests have been carried out to increase performance with the largest composite standing rigging to date. Interior designers appointed on this project are Rhoades Young Design. ... read full story

The 2010 Pendennis Cup Sailing Yacht Regatta

May 10, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

On Tuesday night the large marquee on Events Square in the centre of Falmouth throw’s open its doors and gives Pendennis Cup participants their first chance of the week to rub shoulders with other competitors in the other fleets taking part in the wider regatta. ... read full story

Vicem Yachts at 1st VIP Rendezvous Event Bahamas

May 10, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Vicem Yachts 92

Vicem owners and friends alike who made the trip remarked on a successful first rendezvous outing by the company. During the “Turkish Treasures” dinner on Saturday evening, guests were treated to a performance by an authentic Turkish belly dancer, and a surprise video presentation of highlights recapping their best rendezvous moments. ... read full story

Big Classic Sailing Association Founded by Yachts Owners in UK

May 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Owners and Captains of the Big Class classic sailing yachts Cambria, Mariette, and Eleonora (Founding Members) met on 26th March 2010 and agreed to found the Big Class Association (BCA). ... read full story

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