The Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta was organized for the first time in September 2011. With respect to the history and nautical tradition of Spetses and Greece and for the first time in an international race, Traditional Boats participated with Classic Boats.
The original idea of this unique race was to unite important institutions with a common heritage to an international event that would make it unforgettable.
During the last years the event hosted some of the most glorious classical yachts in Greece with the backdrop of the beautiful island with its rich nautical and shipbuilding tradition, which is unmatched in the Mediterranean.
The International Race of Classic Boats & Traditional Boats is based on the combination of the contradictory elements that characterize the island of Spetses, making it an ideal location for this particular race.
The race includes coastal sailing on the coasts of The Peloponnese and Spetses, as well as roundabouts in the following three categories:
- Classic vessels divided into 3 subcategories by year of construction, Vintage (before 1949), Classic (1949-1975), Spirit of Tradition (1975 onwards),
- Traditional Boats and
For more information on the race, visit http://www.spetsesclassicregatta.com