On the evenings of June 20th and 27th, July 11th and 25th, and August 30th, CYOA and Sail Newport will again partner to offer free and casual Thursday evening races for classic yachts on the bay off Newport. This is a chance to get a bit more mileage out of all that work you put in this spring while enjoying […]

As we announced last Fall following the departure of Panerai as title sponsor and series organizer, CYOA has stepped in as administrator of the Classic Yachts Challenge Series.  For 2019, the series will be comprised of the same five regattas as 2018: the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, the Nantucket Regatta, the Opera House Cup, the […]

Classic yacht owners often ask, ‘Why do I have to revalidate our CRF MkII certificate every year?’   A: One reason is that since CRF relies entirely on owner declared data, it is important that they have the opportunity to review their declarations each year to be sure that they accurately reflect the way that they plan […]

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 […]

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, […]