More than 60 vintage boats at the XIV Viareggio Historical Sails Meeting


Italy (Viareggio) – Everything is ready in Viareggio for the XIV edition of the Viareggio Historical Sails Rally, scheduled from 18 to 21 October, the final stage of the Artiglio Trophy 2018. More than 60 boats entered, including many Sangermani and the Class of 5.50 Meters International Tonnage, which will compete in three races. Among the events on land will be a visit to the restoration of wooden boats, a great dinner for crews at the Cantiere Del Carlo, a conference by navigator Patrick Phélipon that will retrace Bernard Moitessier’s Long Course and the presentation of Pier Maria Gibellini’s volumes dedicated to the more than one hundred years of history of the Baglietto Shipyard.

THE FLEET OF VINTAGE SAILS TO VOYAGE

More than 60 vintage sailing yachts will compete in Versilia from 18 to 21 October 2018 on the occasion of the XIV Vele Storiche Viareggio Meeting (www.velestoricheviareggio.org), organized by the Viareggio Historical Sails Association and the Versilia Nautical Club with the collaboration of the Coast Guard and, in the role of main sponsor, Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella (www.smnovella.com) with the reborn San Carlo water (www.acquasancarlo.it), which will arm the historic 1968 Josian boat. Three races are scheduled, one per day, which will take place between Friday and Sunday. Viareggio will host sailing yachts between 7 and 50 metres long, built throughout the twentieth century to designs by the most important yacht designers of the century, from Sparkman & Stephens to Camper & Nicholson, from Laurent Giles to Frederick Sheperd, from Dick Carter to John Illingworth.

There will also be a fleet of hulls in the 5.50 Metre International Class and the boats from the Ligurian shipyard Sangermani, which will compete for the Challenge Trophy dedicated to the memory of Cesare Sangermani. Another Trophy will be dedicated to Admiral Florindo Cerri. Among the supporters of the Mediterranean Yacht Maintenance rally of Antonio Farigu, Cioni, Azimut Wealth Management, Cantiere Navale Francesco Del Carlo, Oriora, Veleria Millenium, Tera Energy, Frisbi energia semplice. Among the technical sponsors Europromo, Picchiani & Barlacchi, MFI My Future Innovation, Excibus, Rose Barni, Mikila, RGB Cube, Approdo Calafati, LenciSub, Ubi Maior, Prosciutto Toscano, Caffè New York, Sabatini Gin, Castelli del Grevepesa, Daphné Sanremo. The races will be held in real time and AIVE, the Italian Association of Vintage Sails, will be responsible for the tonnage of the boats and the rankings for those who have chosen to race in compensated time with the certificate of tonnage CIM.

 

THE FLEET, FROM 1907 TO 1983

Here is the list of the 67 boats registered at the XIV Viareggio Historical Sails Meeting. The oldest are the Star 1907 auric cutter, from Lake Maggiore representing the Verbano Vintage Sails Association, and the 6-metre S.I. Onkel Adolph, from Austria, also launched in the same year. Other boats over a hundred years old are the auric schooner Orion (1910), Margaux (1911), Tilly XV (1912) and Nordlys (1915).

2 MA (1977 – 8,99 mt), ALCOR (1966 – 10,50 mt), ALEMA (1970 – 10,85 mt), ALICE (1963 – 8,19 mt), ALCYONE (1952 – 10,83 mt), ARDI (1968 – 11,00 mt), ARTEMIS II (1957 – 5,5 m S.I.), 9 mt), ARTICA II (1956 – 12,94 mt), BARBARA (1923 – 18 mt), BLUE DOLPHIN (1982 – 10,8 mt), BUFEO BLANCO (1963 – 15,50 mt), CAROLY (1948 – 23,70 mt), CHAPLIN (1974 – 16,54 mt), CHIN BLU III (1965 – 12,7 mt), CIACCONA (1954 – 15,30 mt), COLIBRÌ (1967 – 11 mt),16 mt), DANAE (1955 – 16,94 mt), DRAGONERA (1961 – 17,05 mt), EA (1952 – 19,50 mt), ELLA (1960 – 14,72), ( ENDEAVOUR (1937 – 11,8 mt), ENRIMAR (1970 – 7,50 mt), ESTELLA (1946 – 13,70 mt), FAMALU’ (1956 – 15,9 mt), GAZELL (1935 – 15,34 mt), GRIFONE (1963 – 5.5 m S.I, 9,36 mt), ILDA (1946 – 11,20 mt), JALINA (1945 – 13,46 mt), JOSIAN (1968 – 10,95 mt), KALLEFJONKEN (1980 – 9,43 mt), KOALA (1982 – 11,48 mt), LILL-YRSA (1931, 11,80 mt), MAMOLA (1969 – 9,10 mt), MA VISTA (1972 – 9,26 mt), MARGARETHE (1938), MARGARET (1926 – 13,90 mt), MARGAUX (6 m S., Italy).I., 1911 – 10,45 mt), MARIA SPERANZA (1960 – 9,00 mt), MARIA VITTORIA (1981 – 13,90 mt), MELISANDE (1928, 10,00 mt), MIDVA (1982 – 10,61 mt), NELLIE (2002 – 20,60 mt), NINA V (1952 – 14,25 mt), NORDLYS (1915 – 17 mt), OENONE (1935 – 15,00 mt), OJALA’ (1973 – 10,54 mt), ONFALE (1962 – 12,10 mt), ONKEL ADOLPH (1907, 6 m S.), ORION (1910 – 49,90 mt), PANDORA (1994 – 9,09 mt).I. – 9,09 mt), ORION (1910 – 49,90 mt), PANDORA (1994 – 29 mt), PATIENCE (1931 – 24 mt), RABBIT (1965 – 10,20 mt), RABICANO (1967, 5.5 m S.I. – 8,82 mt), SCILLA (1967 – 7,64 mt), SELENE (1974 – 13,48 mt), SJOROVARJENNY (1978 – 10,15 mt), STAR 1907 (1907 – 7,92 mt), STELLA POLARE (1965 – 21,47 mt), SUHAILY (1964 – 9,34 mt), TESSE (1964 – 9,00 mt), TILLY XV (1912 – 12,03 mt), TWINS IX (1958, 5.5 m S.I. – 9,73 mt), VIOLETTA IV (1956, 5.5 m S.I. – 9,60 mt), VISTONA (1937 – 16,20 mt), VOLPINA (1960, 5.5 m S.I. – 9 mt), WHISPER (1983, 5.5 m S.I. – 9 mt), ZEPHYR (1929 – 20,12 mt).



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