The Club


Board of Directors


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!

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!

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.

Andrea Venezian

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.

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.

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

Emiliano Parenti

Behind the scenes

Web Admin & Development

Jeanette K Qvarfot

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.
Web developer

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!
Web developer

Alex Ruiz

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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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