Herreshoff Marine Museum and Ameerica's Cup Hall of Fame
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2015 Herreshoff Classic Regatta
August 21-23

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:


Herreshoff Classic Regatta

Racing Classes Include: 
S Class,
Twelve Metre, 
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 info@herreshoff.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. 
Race Documents: Event Forms:  Saturday Results:  Sunday Results: 

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.  
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:
1000: Competitor’s Briefing - under the waterfront tent
1200: Warning Signal for first race.  A single race is planned for CRF yachts.  One-design classes may have more than one race.
1730: Cocktails - under the tent – cash bar.
1830: Regatta Dinner. Click Here to Buy Tickets
1930: 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.)

This event is sponsored by 

 Colonial Knife Company LOGO  

This event is part of the


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