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Shenandoah of Sark – 1902

After her debut in 2021, the imposing gaff schooner Shenandoah of Sark designed by American Theodore Ferris and launched in 1902, is coming back this year. Her story is interesting, having been seized twice - once during WW I by the British Navy and in the 60’s by the French customs- and owned by British

2022-10-05T21:39:09+02:00September 8th, 2022|

Dainty – 1922, 100 this year

Celebrating her 100 anniversary this year, the small but great classic yacht Dainty, was the first of the Sunbeam class. S beautiful classic design, inspired by Basil Lubbock and Alfred Westmacott that has been commissioned every year and always kept in tip top condition, with the hull kept strictly to Alfred Westmacott’s design: no epoxy,

2022-10-05T21:39:32+02:00September 7th, 2022|

Wiki 1920

Wiki is an outstanding Ketch Bermudien dated from 1920 and designed by Harry Wustrau sailing under the United States flag and she is the Centenarian debutant at the 11th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy! She is the living prove that even with her age she is still up to new challenges! ⛵🌬🌞🥂🌊📣👌🤞🏻#CentenarianYachts,

2022-10-05T21:40:19+02:00September 6th, 2022|

Erin

Owned by a Gstaad Yacht Club Member, dated from 1919 this Bermudan Cutter was restored to her former glory and she is sailing for the second time at the Centenary Trophy, Erin is considered to be among the best samples of the beautiful English pre-war designs. It is a perfect delight to see her skillfully

2022-10-05T21:40:44+02:00September 5th, 2022|

Silhouette

The beautiful Silhouette is a gaff rigged 8mr designed by William Fife and built in the year 1910 by Abeking & Rasmussen, in Germany. His owner and skipper, Daniel Heine, is a member of the Gstaad Yacht Club, and a true “aficionado” of this prestigious trophy, participating for the sixth time. He enthusiastically explains the

2022-10-05T21:41:09+02:00September 4th, 2022|

The 11th Edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy

The 11th Edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy will take place on Thursday, 29th September 2022 at #les_voiles_de_saint_tropez ! Join us on this one of a kind celebration , where the GYC in partnership with the #societenautiquedesainttropez welcome some of the most beautiful 100 years-old classic yachts to compete for this prestigious trophy!

2022-09-05T20:54:29+02:00September 3rd, 2022|

Are you ready?

Are You ready and will be onboard? The 11th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club’s Centenary Trophy is getting closer. It’s been a ten exciting and intense years, check out the event’s history at race-history. Stay tuned for more details, facts and figures of the only sailing race dedicated to one hundred years or more

2022-09-01T21:14:22+02:00September 1st, 2022|

The Gstaad Yacht Club announces postponement to 2021 of the 10th Centenary Trophy

The Gstaad Yacht Club announces postponement to 2021 of the 10th Centenary Trophy. The Swiss Club has taken the tough decision to move forward the 10th edition of the Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy, the regatta dedicated to boats one hundred years and more of age that over the years has become a true

2020-09-22T20:32:57+02:00September 22nd, 2020|

A high point for the classics

A high point for the classicsA word now about the 10th Centenary Trophy at Les Voiles, organised by the Gstaad Yacht Club that has become a major event not to be missed for the centenarian yachts (25 entrants). They enjoy a pursuit race on the Thursday. The boats cross the start line according to

2020-09-22T21:27:06+02:00August 14th, 2020|

À Gstaad, le yacht club des cimes

À Gstaad, le yacht club des cimesLa fameuse devise du FC Barcelona, «Plus qu'un club», pourrait être celle du Gstaad Yacht Club qui, assumant l´oxymore de ses passions maritimes à 1050 m d'altitude, s'efforce de donner du sens à un non-sens. Ses membres sont archi-connus, son esprit gagne à l´étre. Download

2020-09-20T11:35:45+02:00July 31st, 2020|
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