12mR yachts

International Twelve Metre E-Newsletter, July 2023

ITMA’s July E-Newsletter is chock-full of 12mR Class sailing news including updates on the 2023 12mR World Championship in Newport and exciting events happening in the N. European and S. European 12mR fleets! Topics include: 12mR Worlds, Coupe de France, Restorations and Database Updates, 12mR History, Meet the ITMA Team, AGM Announcement, Links of Interest and more…

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2024 12mR Worlds Venue Sneak Peak

Expertly filmed by French yachting photographer Gilles Martin-Raget, the idyllic sailing conditions of the Cote d’ Azur were on full display at the 20th edition of the Porquerolles Classic held at the Yacht Club de Porquerolles (Hyères, FRA) from June 8 – 11, 2023.

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2023 German Classic

Official Website:  https://www.german-classics.info/ Organizing Authority: Keiler Yacht Club Race Documents:

2023 Wessel & Vett Cup

Official Website: https://wesselvettcup.dk/ Organizing Authority: Kogelring Dansk Yachtklub Race Documents:

2023 NYYC 169th Annual Regatta

North America’s oldest annual regatta will feature three great days of racing including the separately scored Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 9. Competition will take place in ORC, PHRF and one-design classes, as well as for classic yachts and multihulls.

2023-24 55th Coupe de France

Developed in collaboration with the YCF Allied Clubs in Cannes, Porquerolles, Saint-Tropez and Toulon (Club de la Marine) as well as the International Yacht Club of Hyères, this Coupe de France will confront 4 generations of 12 mJI from all parts of the world for more than a year in the Région Sud.


KZ-5 was the second in a development series of the three “Plastic Fantastics” (KZ-3, KZ-5, KZ-7) built by McMullen & Wing for the 1987 New Zealand Americas Cup Challenge in Perth, Western Australia. Well maintained and stored professionally, she was chartered by a Swedish Syndicate for the 2019 World Championships in Newport and claimed first place in the Grand Prix Division.

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