Boat 2861, built in 1931 in Bremen by Abeking and Rasmussen, is being restored by Colin Davidson in his shed in Wainakarua, North Otago amongst the scenery of New Zealand’s South Island. This beauty was brought to NZ in the early 1980s but damaged in transit. The cabin was crushed, ribs broken and more. The […]
An account from on board Blitzen for the 1945 Mackinac Race, a “wild 200 mile dash”!
Leo Sampson takes a giant leap and moves Tally Ho to Port Townsend after 4 years of rebuilding the yacht inland. Still plenty to do but a massive step in the right direction. Hats off to Leo and team!
Beatrice, an historic wooden sailboat of note, has been donated to the city of Imperia. The official ceremony was held on July 15thin the Ligurian town’s naval museum and was followed by a flag raising ceremony on the Lungomare Marinai d’Italia-Molo San Lazzaro attended by local authorities and Diana Bracco, president of the Bracco Group […]
The 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race will see a collaboration between two eminent yacht clubs; The Royal Ocean Racing Club and Yacht Club de France, as they team up for the next edition of the 3,000 nm (5,500km) race from Lanzarote, Canary Islands to the Caribbean. IMA Secretary General, Andrew McIrvine said: “Since Charlie Barr first […]