Classic Yacht Regatta - Photo by Bob Baglini
August 26th -  28th
(Racing on the 27th & 28th)
Herreshoff Marine Museum Waterfront
One Burnside St
Bristol, RI, 02809
Thank you to our Sponsors: 

Bristol Marine


Gowrie Group

Pure Insurance

American Cruise Lines

Total Boat by Jamestown Distributors 

Gubinelli Malbec

Torresella Wines

Loughborough Marine Interests

Hood Sailmakers
2016 Herreshoff Classic
Yacht Rendezvous & Regatta 

Hosted by the Herreshoff Marine Museum & open to all classic yachts.

Social Events are open to both Spectators & Competitors

The annual Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta draws participants from around the world. 

Each year, a wonderful mix of big boats and one-designs gathers for a weekend of great racing on scenic courses on the bay and terrific social events. For more information and details, visit  our website.

Racing classes include (though are not limited to):
  • Alerion Express 28
  • S Class
  • Six Metre
  • Eight Metre
  • Twelve Metre
  • CRF Cat Boat
  • CRF Classic 
  • CRF Vintage
  • CRF Spirit of Tradition
  • Herreshoff 12½*
  • Sea Sprite 23*
The public & competitors are welcome to join us for Friday afternoon's Living Boat Show & Prosecco Party for free.  

We welcome classic power yachts to join us as part of our spectator fleet. For information on how to participate please email

* Two (2) dinner tickets are included in entry fee for all boats except H12s & Sea Sprites. Additional dinner tickets can be purchased by clicking here
race registration
Dinner Tickets
Liability and Media Waiver
The Entry Fee ranges from $100 to $360, depending on LOA & class.
Registration comes with  two  dinner tickets included in the price, EXCEPT Sea Sprites & H12s.
Dinner tickets are $75 per person and are available to competitors and spectators alike

Every sailor on every boat is required to complete and submit this online waiver prior to sailing in the 2016 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta.

Photo by Bob Baglini