Vintage Yachting Games 2012

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  • Genova Boat Show

    Posted on October 12th, 2011 Nancy No comments

    The president of Multilario; Pietro Adamoli gave a ” Vintage” Press conference at the Genova Boat show.  At the crowded press conference Pietro spoke about the Vintage Yachting Games, the number of classes that it consists of and the number of participating countries and sailors. He made it very clear that this event is one to be on the look-out for and the buzz started. Click vintage_yachting_games_comunicato_stampa_10_ottobre_2011.pdf for a short overview of the press-conference and below on links to italian news articles about the Vintage Yachting Games.

  • Bid Process Vintage Yachting Games started

    Posted on December 14th, 2010 Nancy No comments

    This week the Bid process for the 3rd edition of the Vintage Yachting Games in 2016 was announced.The announcement went to the Organizations of Vintage Yachting Classes, National Authorities, Sailing Press, several International orientated yacht clubs and our many friends of the Vintage Yachting Games. The deadline for submitting the proposals by the candidat host yacht clubs is December 31st , 2011! After that the voting will take place before March 1st, 2012 and the formal announcement of the 2016 site will take place during the Vintage Yachting Games 2012 at Lake Como.At this moment interest for bidding for the event is shown by:

    • Germany (Chiemsee)
    • Romania
    • Sweden
    • United Kingdom (Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy)

    The candidats must anticipate on participation of the:

    • Current Vintage Yachting Classes
    • The 12 m2 Sharpie
    • More Metre classes and,
    • Classes that will discontinue their Olympic career after 2012.

    A total about 650 competitors, 300 boats in 12 – 15 Classes.We are looking forward to your proposal.

  • Mete E Sapori Di Lombardia Sul Lago

    Posted on October 30th, 2010 Nancy No comments

    The promotional start of the 2012 Vintage Yachting Games took place during a impressive meeting of the ministries of tourism of several provinces of the Lombardy region in Lecco Italy. In special the Provinces of Como and Lecco are starting a campaign to increase the nautical tourism. For this campaign a large exhibition tent (500+ persons) was setup in center ofpromenade of the lake. 

    On Sunday October 17, Marco Canepa (president of Multilario), Alberto Barenghi (president of our supervisory board) and Rudy den Outer were invited to hold a presentation on the Vintage Yachting Games for the ministries of tourism of Lecco and Como. We had one hour to present our event.    


    Our hosts were ”L’Assessore al Turismo della Provincia di Lecco” Fabio Dadati & “L’Assessore al Turismo della Provincia di Como” Achille Mojoli. 

    The presentation consisted of an explanation of the Vintage Yachting Games concept as well as an introduction of the Vintage Yachting Classes, a forecast of the number of participants, countries and continents by Rudy and Alberto. Marco Canepa finaly explained the organizational aspects of the Vintage. The whole of the presentation linked the Vintage to the nautical features of Lake Come and our mutual interests.  

    After the presentation both provinces promised to support the event on several ways. Besides other substantial promises we can use the Villa Monastero for our prize giving ceremony.    monastero

    This villa is one of the most interesting examples of eclectic style residence on the Lake Como. Originally built to accommodate the cistercensian monastery of Santa Maria, first quoted in a document dated 1208. Since 1963 the villa is an international cultural and scientific centre. 

    So we can look back to a wonderful start of the Vintage Yachting Games promotion around Lake image016.jpgComo despite the Dutch weather.

  • New Site online

    Posted on June 23rd, 2010 administrator No comments

    Dear sailors,

    As you can see our new Vintage Yachting Games site is now online.

    There is, however, still a lot work work to be done on the look and feel of this site and we’re working hard on getting more information on it. All sailors of competing classes can send foto-links or info to be added to this site. If you’re interested in competing in a former Olympic class in the 2012 Edition of the Vintage, check out the Pre-NOR at 2012!

    For now I wish you good winds,

    Rudy den Outer  Soling NED33.jpg