The 13th annual North American Panerai Classic Yachts Series (NA PCYC) series will be attracting a lot of yachts and sailors this year.
There will be a total of three consecutive weekends racing at the NA PCYC series this August. The sailors will be taking part in a possible eight races this season to win the Panerai trophies. This year is going to see a huge regatta and there will be five of them.
The five events that will be held over three consecutive weekends in August are Newport, Nantucket, Marblehead classic regattas along with new addition the Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta, Bristol, RI. It is expected that about 200 yachts will be taking part in the different Panerai regattas. This will be a large scale event and everyone is looking forward to this regatta season.
The first event will be the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta in Marblehead that will be held on August 12 and 13. This will be followed by the Nantucket Regatta in Marblehead on the subsequent weekend of August 18 and 19.
The third regatta event will be held on August 20th, Sunday and this will be the prestigious 45th annual Opera House Cup that will take place in Nantucket. The final races of the series will be the Newport and Herreshoff Classic Regattas.
Any yacht looking to win the overall Panerai Vintage and Grand Prix series awards will have to compete in three of the five races. They must surely compete in the Herreshoff Classic Regatta to be held on August 25 in Bristol to qualify for the Panerai series awards. The Newport Classic Yacht Regatta will be held on the 26th and 27th of August and this will be the culmination regatta of the five Panerai regattas. There will also be separate silver plate awards for each of the Panerai classes.