In The News
July 20, 2022 at 11:00:00 AM
Bernadette takes the lead in Parade of Sail
As Tammy Kennon (USA Today) put it, “some yachts have stage presence. When they enter a harbor, every head turns. Trumpy motor yachts have that hard-to-define appeal. Like a Frank Lloyd Wright house or a Rolls Royce, they are a product of their time yet possess a timeless appeal.”
July 16, 2022 at 11:00:00 AM
Blackbird to be featured in Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge/Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club annual Regatta
The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club hopes to see you on July 23 and 24 for the 48th running of the combined Shipyard Cup Classics Challenge/Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club annual Regatta! The enthusiastic response to the 2021 first annual event from racers, sponsors, and spectators’ points to an even more exciting experience this summer.
June 1, 2022 at 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 27, 2022 at 5:00:00 AM
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July 22, 2021 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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.