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Foxy’s Fortieth Anniversary Wooden Boat Regatta

The Jost Van Dyke built sloop Endeavor II, with Foxy Callwood onboard, takes on the fleet. Photo courtesy of Geoff Brooks

Sailors aboard old-time ‘woodies’ and newer ‘classic plastics’ came together to celebrate Foxy’s 40th Wooden Boat Regatta held on the British Virgin Island of Jost Van Dyke over the weekend of May 24th – 26th. The theme of this ruby …

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The Sixth Annual West Indies Regatta

Keeping the spirit alive. Photo: Rosemond Gréaux

The West Indies Regatta, which takes place in Saint Barth the first weekend in May each year, adds a touch of old time sailing to the island’s nautical calendar. The last official event of the season, this charming little regatta …

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Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 Results!

Classics try their hand at match racing! © Onne Van Der Wal/Panerai

The Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, sponsored by Panerai was blessed with superb sailing conditions. The spectacle of magnificent traditional yachts, barrelling through Caribbean surf, was a truly amazing sight. For five days, the trade winds played ball – 20 plus …

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Deltaville Maritime Museum’s Flagship F.D. Crockett Launched

The Annual maintenance on the F.D. Crockett is finished and she’s ready for another season’s the Museum’s premier ambassador around the Bay.

Deltaville Boatyard‘s 60 ton lift moves the Deltaville Maritime Museum‘s massive flagship, the restored F.D. Crockett, towards splashdown for a season’s full of tours and outreach. The nationally historic registered Crockett just completed her annual maintenance at DBY, and has …

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Elco Cruisette Still Generates Nautical Memories

Photo by Jeff Dennis

The Electric Launch Company, later shortened to Elco yachts, was in operation from 1893 to 1949 building classic wooden boats. They are known for their handsome interior woodwork and handsome lines. Stepping onto an Elco provides a tangible connection to …

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Wooden Boats Converge in Central Florida

Some of the 2012 Sunnyland cruisers on the river at Astor, Florida. Photo credit Jody Dobbs

March is a month that brings classic, vintage and wooden boats of all types to Tavares on Lake Dora, Fla. Some are drawn to the Sunnyland Antique and Classic Boat Festival, one of the largest antique and classic boat shows …

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A Wooden Boat Love Affair

This small vessel alongside of Cygnus is absolutely vibrant. Photo by Jody Reynolds

When you cruise aboard a classic wooden boat, it’s somewhat like living in a room at Downton Abbey. You don’t just admire the wood from outside – the elegance and beauty envelope you. A wooden yacht moves through the water …

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Back Again

Back Again when work first started on her over 30 years ago. Photography By Glenn Hayes

There are many beautiful boats docked at the various marinas in Key West, but there’s one vessel in particular that seems more at home there than the others. A gleaming 1938, 40-foot Chris Craft Back Again looks right at home …

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News: Classic Boats Invasion

Classic boats from all corners of the country will converge on Wooten Park in Tavares, Fla., March 16-17 for racing and March 21-24 for the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival. The Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta on Lake Dora last year drew …

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