In The News
June 1, 2022, 1:00:00 PM
Event co-chair Bob Scribner’s delivery of his Swan 44 Elusive to Boothbay
The voyage of the sailing vessel Elusive began in Charleston, South Carolina, on Friday, May 20. Captain Bob Scribner, a past commodore of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club, and three crew members were onboard Bob’s newly purchased Swan 44 sailboat. Our destination was some 1,200 miles away, at Luke’s Boatyard in East Boothbay. The 25-year-old-boat was outfitted with a new mainsail and jib, a new chart plotter, and a well-tuned diesel engine, among other items.
January 26, 2022, 8:00:00 PM
Nat Wilson: East Boothbay’s sailmaker
If you run into Nat Wilson at the post office, he might tell you he is tired and thinking about retiring. He may be telling you the truth, and then again, maybe he might be just spinning a yarn.
July 22, 2021, 7:00:00 PM
Community's history of this weekend's Regatta/Shipyard Cup
"Hodgdon Yachts is very pleased to support the return of the Shipyard Cup newly configured as a classic yacht regatta under the umbrella of the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club,” says Tim Hodgdon, president of Hodgdon Yachts, which hosted the original Shipyard Cup Regatta and is a lead sponsor of new event.
July 17, 2021, 7:00:00 PM
Gleam is one of many boats featured in expanded BHYC Regatta
Built to race offshore for Rudy Schaefer of the Schaefer beer company. Was used in "the hooligan navy” during WWII as a patrol boat. Served as training ship TABOR BOY for Tabor Academy. Owned by a surgeon in Larchmont for 51 years prior to being restored in 2006 to return to ocean racing and classic yacht competition.
July 15, 2021, 7:00:00 PM
47th running of BHYC Regatta first in a series of classic regattas on the Maine coast
The Classic Yacht Owners Association has endorsed the BHYC Regatta and Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge as part of its Classic Yachts Challenge Series. This series, which also includes the Camden Classics Cup, Castine to Camden, and Camden to Brooklin feeder races, as well as the ever popular Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, attracts a large following of classic yachts. Indeed, these races are must-do events for classic yacht lovers.
July 12, 2021, 7:00:00 PM
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Regatta and Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge July 24-25
This is the first in a series of articles about the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Regatta and Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge.
BHYC has been conducting an annual regatta for 46 years and this year’s event, July 24 and 25, is the 47th running and features an expanded signature event.