2015 Herreshoff Classic Regatta
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.
View Photos from the 2015 Classic Regatta:
Racing Classes Include:
CRF Cat Boat,
Herreshoff 12½ (wood or fiberglass including CCSB, H12, Bullseye, and Doughdish),
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration & Ticket Information:
The race registration fee is $225 for boats under an LOA of 28 feet (8.5 meters) and $275 for baots over an LOA of 28 feet. Each boat registration comes with two meal tickets included in the price.
Lobster Bake & Awards:
This year's dinner features a return to a good old-fashioned Rhode Island lobster bake including steamed Spinney Creek soft-shelled clams, PEI mussels, corn on the cob, red bliss potatoes, chourico, barbecued chicken and a garden salad. Catering by McGrath Clambakes.
|Friday, August 22nd:
1700: Living Boat Show: Classic yachts are invited to participate in the Living Boat Show on the Museum’s moorings and waterfront on Friday.
1730-1930: Living Boat Show: Welcome Cocktail Party & Early Registration – Free and Open to the Public. (Cash Bar)
Saturday, August 23rd:
Competitor’s Briefing - under the waterfront tent
Warning Signal for first race. A single race is planned for CRF yachts. One-design classes may have more than one race.
Cocktails - under the tent – cash bar.
Regatta Dinner. Click Here to Buy Tickets
Program and Awards
Sunday, August 24th:
CRF Classes and the Herreshoff “S” Boat Class will race to Newport. The Wind Hill Trophy Race will race in Bristol Harbor.
0930: Competitor’s Briefing - under the tent
1130: Warning Signal for classes racing to Newport.
1245: Wind Hill Trophy Race – Special race for Herreshoff 12 ½‘s (& Bullseye, Doughdish, etc.)
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