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  • On board Lulworth

    09/2008- A PIECE OF HISTORY As the rain falls on the Voiles d’Antibes, it’s time to reminisce about Lulworth’s extraordinary past.  On Thursday June 5th 2008, as the rain fell outside, I took shelter in the roomy saloon below deck and flicked through the pages of a hefty book dedicated to the restoration of this […]

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  • On board Sunshine

    11/2006 – A powerful contender. The identical replica of the original two-masted schooner Sunshine made its first appearance in French waters in June 2005. She was back in September at the Régates Royales, much to the delight of classic yacht sailors and fans present in Cannes. With a deck length of 31m, maximum beam of […]

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  • On board Seaway

    06/2006 – Seaway: original elegance and spirit Sitting aboard the Seaway on May 19th, enjoying the sunshine and following the fleet of classic yachts gathered in the Bay of Villefranche for the Trophée Pasqui regatta, is truly a unique and privileged position to be in. The TSMY Seaway was loaned by her owners to the […]

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  • On board Wayward

    01/2007 – With her original gaff rig, Wayward made a discreet return to the competitive circuit at the 2006 Régates Royales. As a Marconi Yawl back in 1996, Wayward won 2 events at the Rendez-vous Atlantiques in Brest. At the Régates Royales 2006, her return was so symbolic that no victories were required! Back in […]

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  • On board Moonbeam IV

    Moonbeam IV: pure pleasure The weather was perfect for Moonbeam IV as the first regatta of the Voiles d’Antibes got underway on Thursday 1st of June 2006. It had snowed overnight in the Alps, but now the bay was bathed in sunlight and the south-easterly wind was blowing at 15 knots. On board, 20 pairs […]

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  • On board Shamrock V

    When Shamrock V was launched in 1930 she was the first yacht to be built under the J Class rules created one year before. Inspired by the works of Nathanael Herreschoff, the J Class ensured that all sailing yachts competing in the Americas Cup had identical characteristics. It also marked the replacement of the gaff […]

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