The Club

WELCOME

Board of Directors

Direction

I am Anglo Irish, have lived in Southern France for 35 years, and have raced many types of yachts. For the last 15 years, I have campaigned vintage yachts. I am passionate, stubborn, and highly motivated!
president

Jonathan Greenwood

I am a Belgian Italian, based in France and have been actively racing and taking care of classic yachts for 27 years. I am committed to classic yacht racing and preserving the maritime heritage!
treasurer

Sandra Ugolini

I am an Italian naval engineer, and regularly racing all types of yachts around the Med. I recently started racing classic yachts and I am keen to put my experience to use in promoting classic yacht racing.
secretary

Andrea Venezian

Developers

Born and raised in Palma, Mallorca, Dom has been sailing since he can recall. He has raced classic yachts for over 20 years on renowned boats such as Angelita, Enterprise, Hallowee’n and Spartan. After gaining a BA in Tourism, he worked on yachts for 5 years.
Sponsorship

Domingo Carbonell

Architect, with more than 15 years in the classic yacht industry, Alex is a charismatic and well-known bowman who has raced on the most important yachts of the fleet. When he is not on yachts, you can find him designing anything!
MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT

Alex Ruiz

Technical Advisory Committee

More than 30 years sailing in One Designs, Classics, Maxis, Superyachts, multihulls and offshore racing has brought 1st places in Fastnet, Around the Island, along with more than 10 first places in Les Voiles The Saint Tropez. Jean Michel is a specialist in Classic Rigging running his own company, Amazing Rigging.
RIGS & RIGGING

Jean Michel Rouve

Guido Cavallazzi is one of the most recognisable faces on the classic yacht circuit. An America's Cup sail designer, a wealth of experience, and a profound love of these old boats.
SAILS

Guido Cavalazzi

Emiliano has raced and cruised for decades. He is a boatbuilder responsible for the restoration of several classic yachts and is a Marine Surveyor specialized in vintage and classic yachts
surveyor

Emiliano Parenti

Supporting Partners

A lifelong sailor with more than thirty years of professional photography under his belt, James is devoted to classic yachting and maritime heritage, creating images and digital archives from dawn to dusk from his studio in Italy.
photographer

James Robinson Taylor

Professional yacht painters with more than two decades of experience, we run a specialised family business, Prestige Peinture SAS.
Over the years we have had the honour to paint numerous classics - Altair, White Wings, Outlaw, Stormy Weather, Manitou, Alge, Hallowee'n, Fairlie, Arcadia and Atlantide.
We are also blessed with regular invitations to race on the beautiful boats we paint.
Yacht Painting

Prestige Peinture

FOUNDATION

VCYC Explained

Vintage Classic Yacht Club is a non-profit association, founded under the french law (association loi de 1901 à but non lucratif),

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Without investment from you, the Owners and sailors, the VCYC cannot hope to evolve and so we humbly ask you to support this venture in your own way and we we look forward to many years of collaboration together.

Fair Play

We work to bring equity in all classes through better ratings calculations.

Heritage

We work to preserve and expand the classic yacht heritage.

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