Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta

presented by Bonhams Cars & Bristol Marine

August 25-27, 2023

Part of the CYOA Classic Yachts Challenge Series

Celebrating 100 years of the Watch Hill 15

The 2023 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta will take place Friday-Sunday, August 25th-27th. The following is a preliminary schedule of events (subject to change). One ticket to Saturday evening's clambake and prize giving is included in the entry fee. Additional tickets are available for purchase here.

This year's regatta celebrates the 100th birthday of the iconic Watch Hill 15! We'll be holding a special race for 15-footers, so if you are the owner of a Herreshoff 15-footer of any type (Watch Hill, Buzzard's Bay, or Newport), please bring your boat to Bristol and join in the fun! If you can't bring your boat, please come join us for the shoreside social events on Friday and Saturday evenings. DINNER TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT!

Join us for the inaugural HMM Cruise leading up to the annual Classic Yacht Regatta. Enjoy the camaraderie and beautify of classic yachting in this new, relaxingand stress-free event! Cruise registration is $100 per boat and includes one Saturday dinner ticket.

Friday, August 25th

1300 First Warning Signal

The Friday Feeder Race is canceled due to inclement weather

1700 Living Boat Show

Saturday, August 26th

0900 Coffee & Light Breakfast

1000 Competitor Briefing

1200 First Warning Signal

1730 Cocktails

1830 Regatta Dinner & Prize-giving

Sunday, August 27th

0900 Coffee & Light Breakfast

1000 Competitor Briefing

1200 First Warning Signal


Limited Edition HCYR T-Shirt

feat. the Watch Hill 15 line drawing

Only Available until Aug 31st!

All yachts must have a valid CRF 2023 certificate.

Questions? Contact Us

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