Classic Yacht Regattas 2023

The annual CYI Classic Yacht Regatta Listing with over 80 events displayed, from Sydney to Sandhamn and from Spetses to San Diego! Enjoy your planning and if your event is missing please get in touch and we’ll add it to the list.




Australia/New Zealand

classic sailing yachts in Auckland harbour
Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand
25th February
Duder Cup, Auckland

25th - 26th February
Couta Boat Nationals, Sorrento

2nd - 5th March
ABD Group Classic Yacht Regatta, Auckland

18th March
Harken-Fosters Kennedy Bay Race

1st April
Round Rangitoto, Auckland

16th April
Vintage & Veterans Regatta, Auckland

25th April
ANZAC Day Regatta, Auckland

6th May
Waiheke Classics, Waiheke

classic yachts, teak decks, Atlantic waves
The Blue Peter foredeck, Antigua Classics, 2022 @Cory Silken
20th February
RORC Caribbean 600 Race, Antigua

6th – 12th March
Superyacht Challenge, Antigua

16th - 19th March
St Barths Bucket Regatta, St Barths

27th March - 2nd April
BVI Spring Regatta, British Virgin Islands

19th – 24th April
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta

16th – 22nd April
Les Voiles De St Barth

29th April
Round Antigua Race

30th April - 5th May
Antigua Sailing Week

America / Canada
schooner brown sails glistening sea
Roseway, Corinthian Classics. @Bruce Durkee
24th – 25th February
Islands Race, San Diego, CA

1st April
America's Schooner Cup, San Diego, CA

23rd – 25th June
Kettenburg & Classic Yacht Regatta, San Diego, CA

24th – 25th June
Tiedemann Classics Regatta, Newport, RI

27th June
Transpac - Los Angeles - Hawaii (2,225NM)

9th July
Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race, Boston - Halifax(352NM)

15th July
Great San Francisco Schooner Race and Belvedere Classic, San Francisco, CA

22nd - 23rd July
BHYC Regatta, Boothbay, ME

27th July
Ray Wallace Classic, Los Angeles, CA

27th - 29th July
Camden Classics Cup, Camden, ME

31st July - 5th August
12 MR World Championship, Newport, RI

3rd August
Castine Classic Yacht Race, ME

4th August
Camden To Brooklin Feeder Race, Camden, ME

5th August
Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Brooklin, ME

12th - 13th August
Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta, Marblehead, MA

16th - 20th August
Nantucket Race Week, MA

18th - 19th August
Nantucket Regatta, MA

20th August
Opera House Cup, Nantucket, MA

August - Dates unconfirmed
Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta, Bristol, RI

2nd – 3rd September
Newport Classic Yacht Regatta, RI

16th September
Indian Harbour Yacht Club Classic Yacht Regatta, Greenwich, CT

UK and Ireland
Falmouth working boat and gaff cutters racing on the Carrick Roads
Falmouth Classics, 2022 @Nigel Sharp
12th - 14th May
Cowes Spring Classics

10th - 25th June
Richard Mille Cup, Falmouth - Dartmouth - Cowes - Le Havre

16th - 18th June
Falmouth Classics

1st July
Round The Island Race, Isle Of Wight

8th – 14th July
Cowes Classic Week

15th – 22nd July
British Classic Week, Cowes

22nd July
Rolex Fastnet Race, Cowes - Fastnet Rock - Cherbourg(695NM)

25th – 28th July
Fowey Classics Rally, Fowey

29th July – 4th August
Cowes Week

4th – 12th August
Falmouth Week

19th August
West Mersea Town Regatta

26th – 27th August
Hamble Classics

16th September
Maldon Regatta

classic yacht startline Cannes regates royales
Startline, Regates Royales, 2022 @James Robinson Taylor
22nd April - 1st May
Settimana Velica Internazionale, Livorno

29th – 30th April
Les Dames de Saint Tropez

28th April– 2nd May
La Larga, Offshore Race, Palma de Mallorca
3rd – 7th May
PalmaVela, Palma de Mallorca

19th – 21st May
Les Voiles de Cassis, Cassis

23rd - 27th May
Régates Napoléon, Ajaccio, Corsica

1st – 5th June
Les Voiles D’Antibes, France

8th - 11th June
Porquerolles Classique, France

12th – 14th June
Coupe de Printemps du YCF

14th – 18th June
Argentario Sailing Week, Italy

17th – 19th June
Voiles du Vieux Port, Marseille

21st - 25th June
Les Regates D’Hippocrate, Bonifacio, Corsica

22nd - 25th June
Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta, Spetses, Greece

24th June – 5th July
Trophée Bailli de Suffren (St Tropez – Bonifacio - Trapani – Gozo - Malta) /

30th June - 2nd July
Le Vele d’Epoca a Napoli, Italy

13th – 16th July
Puig Vela Classica Barcelona

20th – 24th July
Semana Clásica Puerto Sherry, Spain

22nd - 30th August
Corsica Classic

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Vela Clásica Mallorca – Club de Mar, Mallorca

28th August – 2nd September
8 Metre World Championships, Genoa, Italy  

29th August – 2nd September
Vela Clasica Menorca

7th – 10th September
Vele d’Epoca di Imperia, Italy 

24th – 30th September
Régates Royales, Cannes

30th September – 7th October
Les Voiles de Saint Tropez

October - Dates unconfirmed
Barcolana Classic, Trieste, Italy

13th – 16th October
Vele Storiche Viareggio, Italy

21st October
Middle Sea Race, Malta 

Elsewhere in Europe
100´s of yachts in the Morbihan Golfe
Semaine du Golfe du Morbihan @Benoit Stichelbau
15th – 21st May
Semaine du Golfe du Morbihan, Brittany, France

3rd – 4th June
Voiles de la Citadelle, Port Louis

7th – 11th June
Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup, Flensburg, Germany

10th – 19th June
6 Metre European Championships, Sanxenxo, Spain

24th – 25th June
Les Voiles de la St Jean, La Rochelle

23rd – 25th June
La Belle Plaisance, Bénodet, Brittany, France

29th June – 6th July
Gotland Runt, Sweden

2nd July
Classique de la Baie, Paimpol, France

14th – 16th July
Voiles Classiques de La Trinite, Brittany, France

3rd – 5th August
Sandhamn Classic Regatta, Sweden

Falcon in Class 2 of the Fife Regatta, 2022 @Marc Turner


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