Stephens Waring Yacht Design,one of the world’s top Spirit of Tradition design houses announced his repeat sponsorship of the extremely successful Penobscot Bay Rendezvous, to be held in Maine from 16th to 19th May, 2012.
In its inaugural year in 2011, the Penobscot Bay Rendezvous attracted a 48-strong fleet as varied as it as competitive. The entry list is open to superyachts, classics , cruisers,racers, picnic boats and lobster yachts and provides something for everyone.
Stephens Waring Yacht Design presented yacht Isobel, their new 75ft fast-cruiser, last year at this event and were very successful on the race course during the four-day celebration of boating and boatbuilding, claiming second overall on corrected.
The Rendezvous features daily races for the sailing boats and a Poker Run and Photo Pursuit event for the powerboats, and participants are entertained at a different venue each evening with lobster bakes, barbecues, dancing and fireworks.
“This event has all the makings of becoming a classic in the Maine sailing calendar. It was very successful last year and great fun with excellent racing. We had just launched Isobel, our latest fast-cruiser and this event was a good opportunity to put her through her paces – she did well and added to a string of early wins,”said Paul Waring of Stephens Waring Yacht Design.
“ We are delighted to renew our Commodore Sponsorship for this event and are very much looking forward to it.”
Stephens Waring is currently working with Rivolta Yachts on the launch plans for its latest contribution to the sail boat market: the SWYD Rivolta Vintage 43. The luxury production daysailer is a collaboration with the Florida-based powerboat manufacturer well-known for its Italian design flair and American reliability. The two firms teamed up in 2009 to create an easily managed and well-appointed day sailer that combines fingertip sailing with plush accommodation. Stay posted for more news on the launch!