21-Sep-2009

12 Metre Worlds are here!

The 12 Metre Worlds begin Wednesday September 23 and racing continues  through Saturday the 26th  Seventeen 12 Metres will be competing here in Newport, RI representing 4 Divisions: Grand Prix-yachts built for the 1987 America's Cup, Moderns-yachts built between 1974 and 1983, Traditional-yachts built between 1958 and 1970 and the Vintage Division-yachts built between 1919 and 1937.

America's Cup Charters yachts' Weatherly, Nefertiti and American Eagle will all be racing in the Traditional Division while Intrepid and Freedom with race in the Moderns.  A yachting village will be set up on Bowen's Wharf providing racing information and results, "Legends" Forums and official racing apparel sales.  For more information on the regatta and regatta event schedule please go to www.12mrclass.com.

We wish the fleet well!

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