Lewmar Sponsors Superyacht Regatta
This Summer promises to be a spectacular one in Falmouth Bay with the stunning J-Class Regatta shortly followed by the hotly contested Pendennis Cup, sponsored by Lewmar.
J Class Regatta
Four glorious J-Class yachts will take to the start line at this prestigious regatta, to be held between 26th – 30th June.
All four participants have chosen Lewmar equipment to achieve the combination of elegant styling, cutting-edge materials technology and superior performance demanded by these beautiful yachts.
Ranger (J5), referred to as the 'Super J' following her defence of the America's Cup against Endeavour ll, has Lewmar hardware, hydraulic winches and thrusters, along with a Lewmar anchoring system and Navtec hydraulic cylinders on board.
Rainbow (JH2)- Based on the original winner of the 1934 America’s Cup and developed by Dykstra, she is fitted with Lewmar winches and hardware, together with a Lewmar anchoring system and Navtec hydraulic cylinders.
Velsheda (JK7) – The only original J-Class on the start line, she was designed by Charles Nicholson and built by Camper & Nicholson in 1933.Today she is fitted with Lewmar winches as well as Lewmar steering and docking systems.
Lionheart (H1) – Designed by Hoek Design in the Netherlands, she is fitted with a Lewmar thruster docking system.
The Pendennis Cup
Held every 2 years, the 2012 entry list sees 13 yachts taking part, a healthy increase over the 2010 event.
The star of the show, Athos, is the largest entrant at 62m (203’) and fully equipped with Lewmar hardware, deck winches and line management systems.
Custom Lewmar equipment can also be found on Adela, Mariette, Unfurled and Velacarina, featuring classically styled bronze effect winches.
As usual, Lewmar’s service team will be available for the duration of the regatta to provide all the support and advice the crews might need.
Lewmar is proud to be a part of these spectacular events and we look forward to these great opportunities for large superyachts to experience the challenging conditions of racing in UK waters.