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Summer 2017 New England Circuit Wrap Up

August 31, 2017

  Sail Martha’s Vineyard Regatta July 13 – 15, 2017 SANTANA and MAH JONG, fresh from stunning refits, mixed it up with seasoned classics SONNY and GENTIAN. Over the three days of competition S&S Designs proved stalwart and speedy through the extremely variable weather which saw waterspouts, gusty conditions, and even multiple dismastings!! When all […]


Just Listed: Hinckley Talaria 55 Flybridge

August 30, 2017

SOLUTIONS is a Talaria 55 Flybridge, specified and built for an exacting client. With two MAN common rail V-12 twin turbo engines generating 1360 horsepower, she cruises comfortably at 33 knots with a top speed of 36 knots.  All controls, navigational tools and entertainment are accessible on the fly bridge from the comfort of a double […]


S&S Designs Show Stunning Performance At Nantucket Race Week

August 23, 2017

Nantucket Race Week was a barn burner for Sparkman & Stephens teams, with classic and modern designs showing their speed over 3 days of tight racing in Nantucket Sound. First up were two days of Windward Leeward racing in fresh to frightening conditions which saw S&S teams on top of the podium with 4 races […]


LIONHEART Wins the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta

June 16, 2017

J-Class LIONHEART Finishes First Followed By RANGER Coming in Second Her lines drawn in 1936, as part of Sparkman & Stephens’ development process for the Super-J RANGER, LIONHEART showed her winning form in Bermuda this week! With a scoreline of 4-1-2 out of the record-setting 6 boat fleet, LIONHEART finished a full 3 points ahead […]


12 Meter AMERICAN EAGLE Is On The Market

June 13, 2017

American Eagle, the iconic red 12 Meter helmed by Ted Turner, is on the market and looking to continue a long and storied racing and chartering career. A truly evocative boat credited with defining an entire generation of America’s Cup and Offshore sailing, she is seriously for sale to the discerning individual or party who wishes […]


S&S Designs Perform Well At Les Voiles d’Antibes 2017

June 7, 2017

Sparkman & Stephens Designs Came Away With Five Trophies This past weekend was the opening act of the Panerai Mediterranean Challenge series and what a weekend it was!! S&S Classics racing off of Antibes claimed a whole host of trophies for podium positions. Over four races in the azure waters off of Antibes, S&S boats […]


Two Classic S&S Designs Breathing New Life In Holland

May 12, 2017

Over the past few years, Sparkman & Stephens has been assisting in the new build of two classic S&S designs from over half a century ago. AVANTI  (Des. No. 85), one of the stable of classic ocean racers to come off of our boards in the 1930’s, enjoyed a very successful career of racing and […]


DORADE Headed For Rolex Sydney Hobart Race

April 20, 2017

VENTURA, CALIFORNIA (April 20, 2017) — Over the past 86 years, the iconic Sparkman & Stephens classic yacht Dorade has sailed hundreds of thousands of nautical miles across open water and won more ocean races than any other yacht in history.  This year marks yet another milestone for the legendary 52-foot yawl, as she and […]


SANTANA Wins Classic Boat Refit Award

April 7, 2017

Santana, S&S Design No. 59, was built by Wilmington Boat Works and launched in 1935. Once referred to by  Humphrey Bogart as the love of his life, Santana was extensively restored to her rightful glory by LMI and  East Passage Boatwright’s and re-launched in May of 2016. Click here to read the full article about […]