Herreshoff Marine Museum and Ameerica's Cup Hall of Fame
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EVENTS - Upcoming

2014 Herreshoff Classic Regatta
August 22-24th


The Herreshoff Classic Regatta is an annual event drawing participants from around the world. Classic yachts, many of them Herreshoff designs, gather for a weekend of racing and social events.

The 2014 Herreshoff Regatta will celebrate the centennial of three Herreshoff Designs: The Newport 29, Buzzard's Bay 25, and the Buzzards Bay Boys Boat.

Herreshoff Classic Rendezvous & Regatta

Racing Classes include:

S Class, Herreshoff 12½ (wood or fiberglass including CCSB, H12, Bullseye, and Doughdish), Sea Sprite 23, Six Metre, Twelve Metre, CRF Cat Boat, CRF Classic (pre-1971), CRF Spirit of Tradition (1971 and later)

We welcome classic power yachts to join us as part of our spectator fleet.  For information on how to participate please email info@herreshoff.org. 

Racing Schedule: 

Thursday August 21st: Early Arrivals: Classic yachts are invited to participate in the Living Boat Show on the Museum's moorings and waterfront on Friday. Qualifying yachts entered in the Regatta are encouraged to arrive a day early on Thursday and will be given dock space or a mooring for the night of the 21st at no charge, space available. 

Saturday, August 23rd:
0830-0900:   Mandatory Check-In
0900:   Skipper's Meeting
1100:   Warning Signal for first race

Sunday, August 24th:
(only for classes racing on Sunday)
0900:   Skipper's Briefing
1100:   Warning Signal for first race
1200:   Wind Hill Trophy Race - Special race for Herreshoff 12 1/2s (& Bullseye, Doughdish, etc.) in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the design. 

Race Documents: 

- NOR Addenda
Liability and Media Waiver
Sailing Instructions 
Race Chart

Event Registration: 

- Race Registration

Social Events: 

- Registration for Saturday Dinner Tickets is now closed. For more information, call the museum office at (401) 253-5000. 

The Living Boat Show: August 22nd, 1700-2000

The show welcomes participants in the Herreshoff Classic Regatta and members of the general public to come together in celebration of classic yachts and our nation’s yachting history. 

Summer BBQ & Awards: August 23rd

Cocktails begin under the tent at 1700 (Cash Bar). Dinner will be served at 1830. Meals are $55 per person. 
Awards ceremony to follow. 

Saturday Dinner Menu: 

- Tossed Mesclune Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing
- Sicilian Pasta Salad
- Dill and Chive Potato Salad
- Wood Grilled Vegetable Salad with Cilantro and Lime
- BBQ Boneless Chicken
- Steakhouse Style Sirloin with Fresh Pico d’ Gallo
- Sausage & Peppers with Mushrooms, Onions, & Olive Oil
- Mini Hoagie Rolls
- Fresh Baked Cookies and Gourmet Brownies
- Sliced Watermelon
- Coffee Service

Thank you to Colonial Knife Company
for their generous donation to the Herreshoff Classic Regatta


This event is part of the


View Photos from the 2013 Herreshoff Classic Regatta 

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PO Box 450, Bristol RI 02809 USA
T 401.253.5000