This week the Classic Yacht Owner’s Association announces the return of the Classic Yacht Challenge Series (CYCS) uniting 13 classic yacht regattas throughout the Northeast, USA. CYOA’s goal this summer is to encourage participation and friendly competition amongst classic yachting enthusiasts as we emerge from the pandemic. “In 2020, we had to pause many of […]
When Richard Emmert purchased Golden-Eye in 1972, he dreamed of sailing around the world in the beautiful, classic wooden yacht.
The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club has announced the addition of classic yacht racing to its annual regatta:The Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge
Steve White, Chairman of the CYOA Board, recaps 2020 and gives a preview of what lies ahead for 2021.
As CRF has been refined since, experience has exposed the need for some additional data declarations beyond those required for its earlier incarnation.
A review of the 2020 season with a focus on how well CRF ratings matched up with real world race results
By Jim Taylor, CYOA Technical Committee
Kirawan has established a vast history and legacy within her 85-year lifespan. She was designed by naval architect Philip Rhodes, with the intention of winning the 1936 Newport to Bermuda Race. Having previously finished last at the 1934 race, Rhodes wanted to design a powerful but elegant vessel that would guarantee the win. The notorious […]
The Ernestina-Morrissey is once again going to hit the water and embark on a new journey. Serving as the State Ship of Massachusetts, she is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Recreation and Conservation in conjunction with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. In 2014, the ship was approved to undergo an extensive restoration by Bristol Marine in Boothbay, Maine.
Weatherly was built by the Luders Marine Construction Company in 1958. Designed by famed naval architect Philllip Rhodes, this 12 Meter Class sloop was built for the purpose of defending the 1958 America’s Cup. Despite losing in 1958, Weatherly returned and became the victorious defender in the 1962 America’s Cup.
In March of this year, Evan Blum was working in his store when one day a man came in and inquired about a photo that adorned the stores back wall. An artist and preservationist for “45 years or so,” Blum owns Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts, converting and repurposing historic fixtures from landfills and demolished […]