With Panerai’s intention to cease their support of classic yachting events in both Europe and the USA, the Classic Yacht Owners Association (CYOA) has announced plans to continue and expand the USA series formerly known as the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. In the absence of Panerai as the Organizing Authority, the CYOA will work in partnership with […]

  Classic Yachts fleet © Corey Silken / Panerai We kicked things off in early June in Newport with a panel discussion and movie screening at IYRS. We wound our way from Newport to Block Island and the Vineyard, then down east to Penobscot Bay and back to Marblehead, Nantucket, Narragansett Bay and Long Island […]

The inaugural Narragansett Bay Classic Yacht Rendezvous started on Thursday, August 23rd with the Newport to Bristol Feeder Race Sponsored by Gowrie Group and PURE Insurance. A total of 28 classic yachts sailed north in Narragansett Bay enjoying “champagne sailing” conditions before enjoying the Herreshoff Marine Museum‘s Living Boat Show and Welcome Cocktail Party. Panerai, […]

  Newport (RHODE ISLAND) – The summer season kicked off earlier this month at IYRS’ Restoration Hall when classic yachting enthusiasts gathered for a screening of a new documentary – NY40 MARILEE; Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic. Earlier that day, the 2018 graduating class celebrating “Launch Day” where a dozen restored classic boats from Beetle […]

By Ellinor Walters Just like melting snow, crocuses and baby animals are staples of spring, the denizens of coastal towns also expect to see new boats on the water.  Each new launch has her own story featuring an owner with a vision, a team of hardworking engineers, designers, and builders and a collaborative effort to make her float. […]

The Summer Season is right around the corner, and your boat should be in the water or getting close!  To get you fired up for sanding and varnishing, here are a few updates on upcoming events… On Saturday, June 2nd at 1700, CYOA will be co-hosting an event at IYRS about Classic Yachting & the Corinthian […]