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Lionheart Wins The America’s Cup J-Class Regatta

Lionheart Wins The America’s Cup J-Class Regatta

  Lionheart wins the J-Class regatta Bermuda © Ingrid Abery Photography. www.ingridabery.com What a day, what a race, what a yacht – Lionheart has won the America’s Cup J Class Regatta. The win comes after her triumphant performance in the America’s Superyacht Regatta where she was awarded the Boat International America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta Trophy. And we couldn’t be... [Read more]

Barrett-Jackson Northeast Preview Day and Automobilia Auction

Barrett-Jackson Northeast Preview Day and Automobilia Auction

Mohegan Sun kicked off it’s Barrett-Jackson Northeast with a Preview Day and Automobilia Auction. The crowds were beginning to gather and gaze at the tents and garage filling up with vintage autos, hot rods, and pretty much something to match the expectations of most auto and truck enthusiasts. Share on Facebook Share on Facebook ... [Read more]

Sail Boston 2017 is One Week Away

Sail Boston 2017 is One Week Away

New Bleacher Seating Added Still haven’t scored your ticket for the Parade of Sail? Well, this just in! We’ve added more seats – there are additional bleacher seats available at the Seaport waterfront. Tickets are limited, get yours before they’re gone! BUY TICKETS Enjoy Sail Boston with Two Cold Ones Sail Boston... [Read more]

50 yachts start 40th Anniversary Marion Bermuda Race 2017

50 yachts start 40th Anniversary Marion Bermuda Race 2017

Marion Bermuda Race Start (Photo by Talbot Wilson)   By Talbot Wilson Marion MA- June 9, 2017: Fifty boats are now hard on the wind in Buzzards Bay or just reaching the Atlantic Ocean. They are racing from Marion to Bermuda in the 40th Anniversary of the Marion Bermuda Race. This classic ocean race is always a challenge. Paul Hubbard skipper of ‘Bermuda Oyster’ (435) the only Bermuda boat... [Read more]

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance 2017

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance 2017

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance June 2 – 4, 2017 The 22nd edition of the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance was held this past weekend at the beautiful waterfront venue in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. It was an event celebrating both vintage and some latest offerings from the auto industry. The event featured the American Classes on Saturday and the International Classes... [Read more]

Foreign Cars, Bugattis and Race Cars featured on Sunday at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance

Foreign Cars, Bugattis and Race Cars featured on Sunday at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance

Ferrari (Photo © James Glickenhaus) GREENWICH, Conn. (June 2, 2017) – Following Saturday’s show of Custom Cars, Hot Rods, Supercars and children’s cars, on Sunday June 4 the two-day Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will feature Bugattis, Ferraris and other exotic foreign cars of all vintages at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. Also showcased will be race cars from the Lime... [Read more]

Smashing Start to the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda

Smashing Start to the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda

27/05/2017 – Bermuda (BDA) – 35th America’s Cup 2017 – Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers, Day 1, Photo © Gilles Martin-Raget   – ORACLE TEAM USA win two from two – Land Rover BAR collide with SoftBank Team Japan – Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Land Rover BAR and SoftBank Team Japan win one and lose one race each – Groupama... [Read more]

Rhode Island National Guard Airshow 2017

Rhode Island National Guard Airshow 2017

  Rhode Island National Guard Airshow 2017 ( Photo © George Bekris ) May 20 & 21, 2017 Quonset, Rhode Island The Rhode Island Nation Guard annual airshow at the Quonset Point air base could not have asked for better conditions. They treated families, aviator’s, plane enthusiasts and photographers to an action packed weekend with some of the world’s best aviators in action. The... [Read more]

THE BRIDGE:  QUEEN MARY 2 VS ULTIMATE TRIMARANS,  A HISTORIC ATLANTIC MATCH Kicks off a month from the start of the festivities

THE BRIDGE: QUEEN MARY 2 VS ULTIMATE TRIMARANS, A HISTORIC ATLANTIC MATCH Kicks off a month from the start of the festivities

Kicks off a month from the start of the festivities From left to right: Francis Joyon, Francois Gabart, Yves Le Blévec, Thomas Coville. Photo credit: Thierry Martinez   This Thursday, the press conference to launch THE BRIDGE, a composite event commemorating the centenary of the first landing of American soldiers, was held in Paris in June 1917. It was labeled by the Mission of the Centenary... [Read more]

Greenwich Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 22nd year in 2017 Bugattis, Historic Race Cars, Hot Rods and Children’s Cars featured to benefit Americares   GREENWICH, Conn. (April 27, 2017) – Recognized as one of the premier classic car shows in the country, the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will celebrate its 22nd year of showcasing significant cars, motorcycles and one-off... [Read more]

The Jules Verne trophy in the hands of Francis Joyon and his crew

The Jules Verne trophy in the hands of Francis Joyon and his crew

Jules Verne Trophy ceremony for record holder maxi trimaran IDEC Sport and her crew, skipper Francis Joyon, Bernard Stamm, Gwenole Gahinet, Clement Surtel, Sebastien Audigane (missing) and Alex Pella, with weatherman Marcel Van Triest and Patrice Lafargue (IDEC Pdt) at the Marine Museum in Paris, on April 27th, 2017 – Photo Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI Yesterday evening, Francis Joyon and the crew... [Read more]

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: And the winner is……..

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta: And the winner is……..

Beautiful Start (Photo © Tim Wright / Photoaction.com ) Nelson’s Dockyard was the quintessential venue for the 30th celebration of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta sponsored by Panerai. For the final evening of a jam-packed week, the historic grounds blossomed with lights, tents, and a magnificent stage filled with glittering trophies. The evening set for honouring a fleet of winners began with... [Read more]

Nifty Work as RORC Easter Challenge Concludes

Nifty Work as RORC Easter Challenge Concludes

Easter Challenge Cowes 2017 (Photo by Barry James Wilson) Sailors at the RORC Easter Challenge left Cowes this Easter Sunday sunburned, full of chocolate and brimming with freshly acquired wisdom about their sport. Across the 50 boat fleet competing at the RORC’s three day long domestic season opener, that doubles as its annual training regatta, it was close across most classes, but none more so... [Read more]

The America’s Cup Superyacht Program Will be a Highlight of the Bermuda Racing

The America’s Cup Superyacht Program Will be a Highlight of the Bermuda Racing

MALTESE FALCON by Rupert Peace   The 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda will feature the fastest yachts in the 166 year history of the competition for the oldest trophy in international sport. The sailors racing those yachts, known as America’s Cup Class (ACC) yachts, are supreme athletes, comparable to NFL linebackers or Olympic sprinters in terms of power output and athletic ability, and the... [Read more]

The World Speed Sailing Record Council has ratified three intermediate records set by IDEC SPORT

The World Speed Sailing Record Council has ratified three intermediate records set by IDEC SPORT

Training for the maxi tri IDEC Sport, skipper Francis Joyon, and his crew, prior to their circumnavigation crew record attempt for Trophy Jules Verne, off Belle Ile, on october 12, 2016 – Photo Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI / IDEC The World Speed Sailing Record Council has ratified three intermediate records set by IDEC SPORT After ratifying the extraordinary performance of the maxi-trimaran IDEC... [Read more]

St. Barths Bucket Regatta 2017: Six Classes, Six New Winners

St. Barths Bucket Regatta 2017: Six Classes, Six New Winners

St. Barths Bucket Regatta (Photo © Carlo Borlenghi / Studio Borlenghi ) by  Barby MacGowan The second day of the Bucket Regatta saw six new winners in six classes after the 38-strong fleet sailed a long “Not So Wiggly” course around and through the smaller islands and prominent rock formations lying to the north and west of St. Barths. Performances turned in by the victors (Unfurled, SPIIP, Axia,... [Read more]

Volvo Ocean Race Pep Rally and Press Conference in Newport Tuesday March, 21st

Volvo Ocean Race Pep Rally and Press Conference in Newport Tuesday March, 21st

  Volvos in Newport 14 May 2015  (Photo © Dan Nerney) NEWPORT, RI (17 March 2017) – The public is invited to attend the Sail Newport Volvo Ocean Race press conference and Pep Rally on Tuesday, March 21 starting at 10:00 a.m.   The major announcement will feature speakers from the Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport. The press conference will be held at Belle Mer, 2 Goat Island, Newport,... [Read more]

St Barths Bucket Regatta

St Barths Bucket Regatta

St. Barths Bucket Regatta boats in action (Photo © Cory Silken) The 30th edition of the St Barths Bucket will sail back into St. Barths  March 16-19. This year the fleet is 38 beautiful superyachts including six J Class boats battling it out for the historic Bucket trophy. Beyond the sailing, there’s a strong emphasis on ‘winning the party’ rather than the race, and as such, owners, guests... [Read more]

Platoon Lead Royal Cup Miami After Dramatic Opener

Platoon Lead Royal Cup Miami After Dramatic Opener

TP52 Super Series Miami (Photo © Max Ranchi) www.maxranchi.com (Tuesday 7th March, Miami) – Just as they led after the first day of racing in Key West in January, Harm Müller-Spreer’s Platoon crew top the early leaderboard at the 52 SUPER SERIES Miami Royal Cup for after a dramatic first day of TP52 racing in brisk SE’ly winds and big, disorderly waves off Miami Beach.Platoon’s victory in... [Read more]

Bella Mente Racing Starts 2017 Season Off with Major Victory at RORC Caribbean 600

Bella Mente Racing Starts 2017 Season Off with Major Victory at RORC Caribbean 600

Bella Mente, JV 72 Custom, USA45. Class IRC Z & CSA 1 (Hap Fauth and his team on Maxi 72 Bella Mente competing in the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 (Photo Credit: RORC/ELWJ Photography) ANTIGUA, WEST INDIES (February 24, 2017) – Bella Mente Racing, led by owner/driver Hap Fauth, launched its 2017 campaign season with a major victory this week, winning IRC Overall, CSA Overall and CSA 1 at the RORC... [Read more]