Classic Sailor

By Mike McCue | Sailing the way it used to be.


Beautiful classic yachts at Les Voiles de St Tropez

Each year, Les Voiles de St Tropez regatta attracts a dazzling mixture of yachts from day sailers to superyachts, and some of the finest-looking …


Ship Models and History

Posted by Felix S in 1628 Batavia Tall Ship, 1690 San Felipe Scaled Ship Model, 1797 USS Constitution Ship Model Old Ironsides, American Ship USS …


One of Guido Cantini's incredible photos from last week's Panerai British Classic Week (BCYC). Thanks Panerai!

Newport Bucket regatta to continue as ‘Candy Store Cup’ in July 2016

From its casual beginning in Nantucket in 1987, where only seven competitors competed, to its most recent iteration in St. Barths where over 35 …


A new life for a classic boat – 37ft Misty

Many of us dream of one day swapping the discomforts of a performance boat for the more sedate experience of racing an exquisite and well-sorted …


What should you keep in your grab bag?

Panic bags, or grab bags if you prefer, are the collection of essentials that we all ardently hope will languish unused in a locker. Nonetheless, …


Over 70 beautiful classic yachts take to the water for the Régates Royales in Cannes

The Régates Royales celebrated its 37th anniversary in style in September, with more than 150 boats, divided into classics, vintage, metric classes …


Sailing Mariette across the Atlantic

This year the 138ft gaff schooner Mariette is 100 and to celebrate, her owner and her captain, Charlie Wroe, decided to take part in the Transatlantic …


Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat

Making waves: Moored at Monaco for Classic Week


Arrival of the Tall Ships at Sail Amsterdam


Hundreds of tall ships and other boats arrive in Amsterdam for Sail festival

AMSTERDAM – A flotilla of hundreds of tall ships and other boats of all shapes and sizes has sailed from the North Sea into Amsterdam for a five-day festival celebrating the Dutch capital's maritime history.

Sail 2015 started Wednesday with the clipper Stad Amsterdam surrounded by throngs of small …

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Swashbuckling the day away! #SAILamsterdam #SAIL #SAILamsterdam2015 #SAIL2015 #thankyouamsterdam @thankyouamsterdam @SwedishShipGotheborg #SwedishShipGotheborg

SAIL Amsterdam: The Greatest Nautical Spectacle in the World

The greatest nautical spectacle in the world is SAIL Amsterdam, held every 5 years in the capital of The Netherlands. Since its first edition in …


#sail #sail2015 #sailamsterdam #tallships #amsterdam

Historic tall ships converge on Amsterdam for giant sailing festival

• About 50 historic vessels sailed from Ijmuiden, in the western Netherlands, to the capital on Wednesday• 
Accompanied by hundreds of smaller, private


Bluenose II sails again

Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2007 - 20th Anniversary