Camden Classics Cup 2016

Counting Down to a Good Time!


The Camden Classics Cup committee is working hard to organize great days of racing with some great pre- and post race events. Camden Classics WEEK will run throughout the entire week after the regatta.

Though you don't need much of an excuse to come to Camden, we present 4 other reasons to join in the inaugural Camden Classics Cup.

Drew Lyman


Maine Maritime Museum Parade of Sail Saturday, July 30th at 10am

Maine Maritime Museum Parade

A stately parade of competitors motor through Camden Harbor on the final day of racing. Dress ship, fly your battle flags, get your crew in matching gear.

As you motor by the Town Landing, Camden Harbor Master Steve Pixley will broadcast your boat's details and distinctions to those gathered along the waterfront.

Enter the regatta by June 27 and your boat also will be featured in the full color glossy program of the event.


Racing for One and All

Are you a classics, Spirit of Tradition (SOT), maybe you are not sure? Watch this video from our friends at SWYD for a better idea of what distinguishes a SOT yacht.

Know also that PHRF spinnaker and non-spinnaker classes are also a part of this regatta. Check out the Check out the NOR and register today



Stellar Post-Race Parties Planned

Whether its postrace cocktails at the Rhumb Line Friday night or the Motor Booty Affair Dance Party and awards ceremony Saturday at the Camden Yacht Club, the post race fun will not disappoint.

Check the schedule of events!

  Motor Booty Affair


Camden Classics Week

Gary Jobson to speak at
Camden Yacht Club
Wednesday, August 3, 7-8:30pm

Come for the race weekend then stay for the week!

World-class sailor, tv commentator, and author Gary Jobson will talk about the upcoming Olympics; America's Cup past, present, and future; and the quest for sailing speed records. Gary will be signing copies of his book following the talk: Gary Jobson, An American Sailing Story, available for purchase to benefit CAYSP.

  World-class sailor, tv commentator, and author Gary Jobson

This evening is free of charge and open to the public. Donations at the door will be gratefully accepted to benefit the non-profit Camden Area Youth Seamanship Program (CAYSP).

We are working with the town of Camden to promote a week of events. Want to join the fun?

More Information, Please!



Video of Dragonsbane, a globe-trotting 43-foot Sceptre, at the 35th Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, March 2015.
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