Fond Memories

Christian Hauvette, long time dedicated 5.5m sailor from France, is being remembered by the French 5.5m Class Association each year by races held within the "Coupe de Cornouaille", at the YCO in Benodet, this year on the 16th & 17th of August.

5.5m FRA-52
5.5 FRA 52 "Stradivarius" with Christian Hauvette at the helm, 2008 on Lake of Geneva


5.5m World Championship 2014

36 entries for the 2014 edition of the 5.5m Worlds in Porto Santo Stefano, Italy are already confirmed by the Italian Class Association as of today! This is 20 Modern, 8 Evolution and 8 Classic boats that will be racing on the Med in September.

The official 5.5m World Championship is launched at !

The regatta will be hosted by Yacht Club Santo Stefano together with the Gold Cup, Evolution Cup and Classic Cup from September 17th to September 26th.

Boats that haven't registered yet are urged to do so at



Enoshima Trophy - "Twins X " is the winning yacht on Starnberger See

Classic 5.5m sailors gathered on the Lake of Starnberg for two regattas 30.6 – 2.7 - "Münchner Woche" (Munich Classic Week ) , open for all types of classic yachts and the Vintage 5.5mR "Enoshima Trophy" for classic 5.5’s, still in accordance with 5.5mR rule 10 in Olympic times (attached rudder) . Both Regattas were arranged by Deutscher Touring Yacht Club in Tutzing . The Arrangements were excellent, the Weather conditions could have been better. Out of all in all 10 scheduled races, 6 were cancelled due to weak winds.