Classic Yacht Regattas 2020

It may be hard this year to get out and enjoy the racing, camaraderie and shore-side entertainment that make up these wonderful classic events we love to attend. It’s hard to see how 2 metre social distancing would be possible on board without having half the crew up the rig! I will try and keep the lists up-to-date as new information comes in. Due to the pandemic many events are now cancelled and a few postponed, and those we know about are shown below.

Good luck! Maybe its time to just sail around to that bay you’ve been meaning to anchor in, take a swim and have a jolly with family and close friends.

Stay safe.

Australia/New Zealand

2nd – 5th November
CYAA Cup Regatta, Melbourne
www.classic-yacht.asn.au

17th – 18th November
RYCV Lipton Cup Regatta, Melbourne
https://www.rsys.com.au/ 

Antigua Classics, 2019 Ph: Ed Whiting

26th December
75th Sydney – Hobart Race
www.rolexsydneyhobart.com

24th – 26th January
Auckland – Mahurangi – Auckland
www.classicyacht.org.nz

26th January
Australia Day Regatta – Sydney
https://www.rsys.com.au/

27th January
Anniversary Regatta, Auckland
https://classicyacht.org.nz

6th – 8th March
Classic Yacht Regatta, Auckland
https://classicyacht.org.nz

28th March
Round Rangitoto Race, Auckland
https://classicyacht.org.nz

7th – 8th March
Sydney Harbour Regatta
https://www.rsys.com.au/

19th April
Vintage and Veterans Regatta, Auckland
https://classicyacht.org.nz

25th April
ANZAC Day Regatta, Auckland
https://classicyacht.org.nz

 

2nd January
Cape to Rio
www.cape2rio2020.com

 

Sumurun, St Tropez, 2019 Ph: James Robinson Taylor

Caribbean

23rd November
RORC TransAtlantic – Lanzarote-Grenada
www.rorctransatlantic.rorc.org

26th – 31st January
Grenada Sailing Week
www.grenadasailingweek.com

21st February
Antigua 360 Race
www.abma.ag/events/

24th – 28th February
RORC Caribbean 600 Race
www.caribbean600.rorc.org

11th– 15th March
Superyacht Challenge, Antigua
http://superyachtchallengeantigua.com

19th – 22nd March
St Barths Bucket Regatta  CANCELLED
www.bucketregattas.com

30th March – 5th April
BVI Spring Regatta.       POSTPONED
www.bvispringregatta.org

19th – 25th April
Les Voiles De St Barth         CANCELLED
www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com

15th – 21stApril
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta.  CANCELLED
www.antiguaclassics.com

25th April
Round Antigua Race
www.sailingweek.com

24th – 26th April
West Indies Regatta, Saint Barth
www.westindiesregatta.com

25th April – 1st May
Antigua Sailing Week.       CANCELLED
www.sailingweek.com

6th May
Antigua – Bermuda Race.     CANCELLED
www.antiguabermuda.com

 

Belle, New York Yacht Club, 2019

America / Canada

21st – 22nd February
Islands Race, San Diego
www.islandsrace.com

12th – 14th June
NYYC Annual Regatta, Newport, R.I.     POSTPONED
www.nyyc.org/166th-annual-regatta

19th June
Newport – Bermuda Race.      CANCELLED
https://bermudarace.com/race/

23rd – 28th June
Block Island Race Week, Block Island, R.I.   CANCELLED
www.blockislandraceweek.com

11th July
Vineyard Cup, Vineyard Haven, MA    CANCELLED
www.marthas-vineyard.com

16th – 18th July
NYYC Race Week, Newport, R.I.   POSTPONED to September
www.nyyc.org/2020-race-week

19th July
NYYC Queen’s Cup, Newport, R.I.   POSTPONED to September
www.nyyc.org/2020-queens-cup

24th– 25th July
Camden Classics Cup, Camden, ME.   CANCELLED
www.camdenclassicscup.com

30th July
Castine Classic Yacht Race, Castine, ME
www.castineclassic.com

31st July
Camden to Brooklin Feeder Race
www.camdenyachtclub.org

1st August
Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Brooklin, MA
www.erregatta.com

7th– 9th August
Buzzards Bay Regatta, New Bedford, MA.   CANCELLED
www.buzzardsbayregatta.com

7th– 9th August
Edgartown Classics Regatta, MA.   CANCELLED
www.yachtscoring.com/

8th– 9th August
Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, Marblehead, MA.   CANCELLED
www.corinthianclassic.org

8th– 16th August
Nantucket Race Week, Nantucket, MA
www.nantucketraceweek.org

16th August
Opera House Cup Regatta, Nantucket, MA
www.nantucketraceweek.org

28th– 30th August
Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta, Bristol, R.I.

5th– 6th September
Newport Classic Yacht Regatta, Newport, R.I.
www.iyrs.edu/events/iyrs-newport-classic-yacht-regatta

6th September
Conanicut Around the Island Race, Jamestown, R.I.
www.regattanetwork.com

11th– 12th September
Indian Harbor Yacht Club Classic Yacht Regatta, Greenwich, CT
www.indianharboryc.com

20th September
Heritage Cup, Sea Cliff, NY
www.hempsteadharbourclub.com/racing/heritagecup2020/

23rd – 26th September
NYYC Race Week, Newport, R.I.  
www.nyyc.org/2020-race-week

27th September
NYYC Queen’s Cup, Newport, R.I.  
www.nyyc.org/2020-queens-cup

 

Chubasco, Transpac, 2019 Ph: Walter Cooper/Ultimate Sailing

UK and Ireland

15th – 17th May
Cowes Spring Classics, Shepards Marina, Cowes  POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER
www.cowesspringclassics.com

30th May
Round The Island Race, Isle Of Wight   POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER
www.roundtheisland.org.uk

4th – 11th June
The Fife Regatta, Fairlie, The Clyde.  CANCELLED
www.fiferegatta.com

13th – 18th July
Cork 300 – Cork Week, Ireland CANCELLED
www.cork300.com

18th – 24th July
Glandore Classic Regatta, Cork, Ireland CANCELLED
www.cork300.com

18th – 25th July
British Classic Week, Cowes
www.britishclassicyachtclub.org/regatta CANCELLED

25th – 31st July
Cowes Classic Week.     CANCELLED
www.cowesclassicsweek.org

7th – 16th August
Falmouth Week
www.falmouthweek.co.uk CANCELLED

8th – 15th August
Cowes Week.   CANCELLED
www.cowesweek.co.uk

4th – 6th September
Cowes Spring Classics, Shepards Marina, Cowes.   NEW DATE
www.cowesspringclassics.com

19th September
Maldon Regatta
www.maldonregatta.co.uk

26th September
Round The Island Race, Isle Of Wight.   NEW DATE
www.roundtheisland.org.uk

BCYC, Ph: Chris Brown

Mediterranean

6th – 10th May
PalmaVela, Palma de Mallorca.   POSTPONED TO OCTOBER
www.palmavela.es

Les Voiles D’Antibes.   POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER
www.voilesdantibes.com

10th – 14th June
Classic Yacht Civitavecchia
www.yccv.it

16th – 21st June
Argentario Sailing Week.     CANCELLED
www.argentariosailingweek.it/

17th – 20th June
The Superyacht Cup, Palma.  CANCELLED
www.thesuperyachtcup.com

25th – 28th June
Spetses Classic Regatta, Greece
www.poseidonion.com/en/Spetses-Classic-Yacht-Regatta

8th – 11th July
Puig Vela Clássica, Barcelona.     CANCELLED
www.puigvelaclassica.com

15th – 18th July
Semana Clásica Puerto Sherry
www.trofeomarenostrum.com

20th – 25th July
Corsica Classics
www.corsica-classic.com

12th – 15th August
Vela Clásica Mallorca – Club de Mar.     CANCELLED
www.clubdemar-mallorca.com

25th – 29th August
Vela Clásica Menorca
www.velaclasicamenorca.com CANCELLED

10th – 13th September
Vele d’Epoca di Imperia.   CANCELLED
www.veledepoca.com

16th – 20th September
Les Voiles D’Antibes.      NEW DATE
www.voilesdantibes.com

21st – 26th September
Régates Royales, Cannes
www.regatesroyales.com

27th September
Coupe d’Automne du Yacht Club de France, Cannes-St Tropez
www.snst.org

28th September – 3rd October
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez – ‘Les Traditions’
www.snst.org

4th – 10th October
Les Voiles Super Boats (including schooners and Big Boats)
www.snst.org

15th – 18th October
Vele Storiche Viareggio, Tuscany
www.velestoricheviareggio.org

22nd – 25th October
PalmaVela, Palma de Mallorca.   NEW DATE
www.palmavela.es

Puritan, Capri, 2019 Ph: Blue Passion

Elsewhere in Europe

16th – 22nd August
8 Metre World Championships, Enkhuizen, Netherlands.     POSTPONED TO 2021
https://8mrworldcup.com

16th – 23rd August
12 Metre World Championships, Helsinki.     POSTPONED TO 2021
www.12mrclass.com

11th – 18th September
6-Metre European Championships, Sanxenxo, Spain.  POSTPONED
https://6metre.com/category/news/

Columbia, Antigua Classics, 2019 Ph: Ted Martin

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