Archibald “Arch” Logan‘s journey began on 28 November 1865, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was the third of eight children of the Logan family who embarked on the Zealandia and arriving in Auckland, New Zealand, mid October 1874. A few years after their arrival his father, Robert, established himself as a boat builder. Archibald and […]
By Gery Atkins Last month was the Vela Classica Menorca and myself and the rest of the Viveka crew were absolutely delighted to take part again for the second year in a row and try and defend our first place in the big boat class. The lack of boats in this class, there being only […]
Dear Members and friends, VCYC yachts are really cleaning up in the Med regattas this season. Here is a small summary of the season so far. Click here to read the August Newsletter
Dear Members and friends, Since we find ourselves on the eve of the 2023 season, I thought I should give you an update on what your club has been up to these past few months! Click here to read the May 2023 Newsletter.
Dear Members and Friends, With spring now in full swing, I am sure that you will soon be turning your attention to the coming season of cruising and racing and hopefully you will be able to free up lots of time for both. You can start to plan ahead using our regatta calendar on the […]
An interview with Emiliano Parenti. Helmsman of “Marga” The VCYC Mediterranean Champions Cup is on the verge of beginning it’s third edition and the club has grown to over 40 members. We felt it would be nice to interview Emiliano Parenti, one of our Technical Advisors, and get his thoughts on this classic yacht […]
Dear Members and friends, Another year has well and truly begun and I must apologise for the lack of info recently. As ever, life is busy and the finding of time and inspiration to write becomes ever more difficult to find! On that note, you could help me out by letting us know what your […]
Dear Members and Friends, On behalf of all of us at VCYC HQ, I wish you all a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year. We look forward to seeing you all at some point during the coming months. Best wishes, Jono.
Dear Members and friends, 2022 has been a welcome return to quasi normality and some great racing was provided at the various venues throughout the season. The weather conditions have been both varied and challenging, testing man and machine to the limit and beyond. “JAMES ROBINSON TAYLOR” and “KOS PICTURE SOURCE” took thousands of […]