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Regatta Classic Yacht Racing

Yacht Club of Greece is the race organizer of "Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta 2017» for traditional open sea boats (classic boats, schooners and lateens) that will take place in Spetses from June 21st until June 25th 2017.
The race is a festival of all the beauty Greece has. In particular, the race gathers some of the most well-known classic boats in Greece, having as background the beautiful historical island of Spetses. An island where the nautical and shipbuilding tradition is all over the place and is characterizing the island for many many years while at the same time "Karnagia" (shipyards) are an integral part of the tradition and the historical heritage of Spetses island which is unique all over Mediterranean. 

Wednesday 21 June 2017

19:30              Kick-Off Party - "Bikini Bar" (Old Port) 

Thursday 22 June 2017

11:00              Challenge Race Briefing at the Poseidonion Grand Hotel Verandah

13:30              Challenge Race for selected boats which will have pre-registered 

12:00 - 19:00   Registration at the Regatta Office - Poseidonion Grand Hotel 

12:00 - 19:00   Safety and Security Inspections 

18:30 - 19:30   Lecture on "The traditional Caique and Lateen Handicap Rule" - Cine Titania

19:30              Skipper's Meeting - Bouboulina's Museum 

20:30 - 21:00   Inauguration of Race Village

21:00              Welcome Cocktail - Poseidonion Grand Hotel (for participants only)           

Friday 23 June 2017

11:00              Racing (All Classes) 

18:00 - 20:00   "Rain Gutter Sailing" Event - Poseidonion Square

20:00              Day Prize Giving Ceremony at Orloff Restaurant (Old Port)

Saturday 24 June 2017 

10:00             Parade of Sail for Spetsiot Schooners (passing in front of the Poseidonion Square

11:00             Racing (All Classes) 

20:00             Day Prize Giving Ceremony and Concours d' Elegance Awards - on the beach in front of Spetses Yacht Club

                     A Beach Party will follow with food, drinks and live music (for participants only)

Sunday 25 June 2017

11:00             Racing (All Classes) 

18:30             Final Prize Giving Ceremony - Poseidonion Square 

19:30             Farewell Cocktail Party - Poseidonion Grand Hotel (for participants only)

2017 Regatta Program 

Information: www.spetsesclassicregatta.com