Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Herreshoff


Beautiful 70’ Spirit of Tradition design SOPHIA now available for construction at Rockport Marine

January 20, 2016

The design for SOPHIA, a majestic 70-foot Spirit of Tradition ocean going cruiser/racer, is now available for construction at Rockport Marine in the USA.

Superyacht ELEONORA the largest yacht to attend 2015 Panerai British Classic Week

Awe-Inspiring Charter Yacht ELEONORA to attend Panerai British Classic Week 2015

July 08, 2015

To be hosted by Cowes Yacht Haven from July 18 to 25, this month’s Panerai British Classic Week 2015 will host such outstanding vessels as the majestic 49,5-metre charter yacht ELEONORA.

The elegant Brazilian Schooner, Atrevida is likely to be the oldest yacht competing at the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta and at 95ft one of the largest. Image by Claudio Cambria

St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2015 to host entries from 20 different countries

January 28, 2015

St.Maarten Heineken Regatta 2015 has already attracted entries from 20 different countries. The majestic Brazilian Schooner Atrevida is likely to be the oldest yacht participating in the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta, and measuring 95ft in LOA, also one of the largest vessels to attend.

Start of the 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race from Cowes, Isle of Wight - Credit Rolex Kurt Arrigo

100-foot limit lifted for 2015 Rolex Fastnet and Rolex Middle Sea Races

October 16, 2014

The 100-foot (30,47m) LOA monohull limit has been raised for the 2015 editions of the Rolex Fastnet Race as well as the Rolex Middle Sea Race. This will entice yachts over 100ft to compete.

Les Voiles de St Tropez 2014 - Sailing yachts Marygold and Partridge

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2014

October 06, 2014

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2014 came to its end yesterday, on October 5. The event hosted 4,000 sailors from all over the world, competing on some 300 Modern and Classic yachts.

Classic sailing yacht Condesa del Mar

Classic 90-year-old sailing yacht CONDESA DEL MAR to make her debut at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014

July 07, 2014

Originally launched by the US builder Wilmington Shipyard to a design by L. Francis Herreshoff in 1990, the classic 23-metre sailing yacht Condesa del Mar will make her premiere at the 2014 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. The race will run from August 16 to 23.

Pendennis Cup 2014 Day 2

Pendennis Cup 2014: Day 2

May 30, 2014

On the second day of the 2014 Pendennis cup, luxury yacht Christopher and sailing yacht Velacarina became the joint winners on corrected time.

Juno and Mary Rose sailing in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, Windward Race.

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 to kick off on April 17

April 10, 2014

Representing the first stage of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2014, the 27th edition of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta will run from April 17 to 22, hosting around 50 yachts.

Les Voiles de St Tropez 2013 - Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget

Unforgettable 2013 Voiles de Saint-Tropez

October 08, 2013

The recently concluded Voiles de Saint-Tropez 2013 was a great success. The event hosted 4,000 sailors and 300 Classic as well as Modern yachts, providing them with ideal sailing conditions.

Regates Royales 2013 Photo: Panerai/ Guido Cantini /

Overall victory for Cambria, Leonore and Il Moro di Venezia Yachts at Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2013 Mediterranean Circuit

October 01, 2013

This year’s 35th edition of the Régates Royales de Cannes came to its close on Saturday, September 28. The overall winners of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2013 Mediterranean Circuit have become sailing yacht Cambria in the Bog Boat class, Leonore yacht in the Vintage class and Il Moro di Venezia yacht in the Classic class.

Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai 2013, September 21 - 29

Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai 2013, September 21 – 29

June 14, 2013

This year’s Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai will be once again hosted by the beautiful French yacht charter destination – Cannes. Set to run from September 21 to 29, the event will be attended by such majestic vessels as the 55m charter yacht Elena.

Classic yacht Ingomar designed by Nathanael Herreshoff

Replica of 1903 classic yacht INGOMAR seeking buyer to finish construction at Front Street Shipyard

June 13, 2013

Replica of the 1903 classic sailing yacht Ingomar is presently searching for a buyer for completion at the Front Street Shipyard in the USA. Ingomar is a spectacular 54m schooner, designed by Nathanael Herreshoff.

ROWDY – winner of the Bailli de Suffren in 2009 and 2010

Record fleet of classic yachts for 2013 Camper & Nicholsons Trophée Bailli de Suffren

June 06, 2013

The upcoming Camper & Nicholsons Trophée Bailli de Suffren will see a record fleet of classic yachts, including such outstanding vessels as the 56m charter yacht Atlantic.

The 56m charter yacht - schooner Elena

Classic charter yacht Elena enters Throphée Bailli de Suffren

April 25, 2013

Classic charter yacht Elena enters the 2013 Camper & Nicholsons Throphée Bailli de Suffren and is expected to race head-to-head with charter yacht Atlantic.

Luxury sailing yacht Elena leading the fleet

Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai – Grande Finale

September 29, 2012

This year’s 34th edition of the Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai brought a week of spectacular and exciting racing for the 87 classic yachts as well as the 43 Dragons.

Dragon fleet in Golfe Juan

Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai – Day 5

September 28, 2012

The exciting Day 5 of the 2012 Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai was marked by ideal weather conditions, enjoyed by both the 43 Dragons as well as the classic yachts.


Luxury Yacht Charter for Corporate Sailing Events

July 17, 2012

Corporate Charter Events aboard sailing yachts are a perfect way to motivate your staff and organise fun team-building activities or make your business partners and clients feel appreciated and valued.

The Westward Cup taking place in Cowes, UK

The Westward Cup 2012 Extends Invitations to Eight Big Class Yachts

January 05, 2012

The Westward Cup 2012 has confirmed the presence of eight beautiful Big Class Yachts competing in the race, such as 55m luxury charter yacht Elena.

Sailing yacht Mariette of 1915 and Moonbeam IV. Credit Alessandro SpigaYCCS

Sailing yacht MARIETTE OF 1915 Queen of the Classics in Porto Cervo at Veteran Big Boat Rally

September 15, 2011

SAILING YACHT ELENA WINS AMONG THE BIG CLASS ASSOCIATION The 38 metre schooner Mariette of 1915 claimed three wins in three races to be crowned victor of the Veteran Big Boat Rally 2011 in Porto Cervo. The event, organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda from 12th to 15th September, saw majestic sailing yachts dating…

Sailing yacht Mariette of 1915 - Photo Credit Alessandro Spiga YCCS

Majestic sailing yacht Mariette of 1915 maintains lead in Porto Cervo at Veteran Big Boat Rally

September 14, 2011

The reign of sailing yacht Mariette of 1915 continues on Day Two of the Veteran Big Boat Rally in Porto Cervo. The 38 metre schooner leads the overall classification with victories in corrected time in both races held. Second in the overall classification is Moonbeam IV, Xavier Tancogne’s 35 metre Fife-built gaff cutter. Moonbeam IV…

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