The year 1999 marked two significant firsts in yachting. The Voiles de St. Tropez regatta got its start, and Luca Bassani established the Wally Class racing yachts. Not coincidentally, Wally Class owners have participated in the regatta over the ensuing two decades, and Wally itself has supported the race, too. Therefore, Wally used this year’s
The 36th America’s Cup takes place in March 2021, with Auckland, New Zealand as the host city. With nearly a dozen events specifically for visiting yachts leading up to the race, superyacht slips are booking up. If you plan to attend either the America’s Cup in Auckland or the prior festivities, you only have a
The Monaco Grand Prix is a must on the yachting calendar year after year. The megayachts docked within Port Hercules essentially enjoy front-row seats, since the track winds right by. Several additional yachts choose to remain at anchor just outside the marina, still with spectacular views of the action but with a bit more privacy.
If you’re a fan of intense, high-speed, inshore racing, you may be following the SailGP events around the world. You might even plan to attend the one coming up in New York in June, or in France in September. You can do so from the deck of your own yacht, thanks to a partnership between
PHOTOS: Jeff Brown The annual New Zealand Millennium Cup ranks as the first superyacht race of the calendar. What’s more, given the typical weather conditions, New Zealand ranks as an ideal host. The Millennium Cup 2019 edition proved to be exactly as expected, though still with a few twists for good measure. Last week, from
If you’re visiting Antigua, you’re in for a spectacle on the water in a few days. It’s Superyacht Challenge Antigua week, an annual event. In fact, from January 30 to February 3, the 9th Superyacht Challenge Antigua will bring together several yachts for camaraderie and bragging rights. Plenty of regattas occur year-round, all around the