This year, 35 yachts will be racing, and 2010 is going to be an «Annus Mirabilis»(wonderful year) for the Régates Impériales by Schweppes.
Among the newcomers, 'Samarkand' and 'Giraglia' are, for the first time, joining the fleet. 'Moonbeam of Fife', 'Moonbeam IV', 'Lulu', 'Vistona', are participating in the Epoch class. Other outstanding guests could be the beautiful 15 Metre's 'Mariska' and 'Tuiga'.
Among the Marconi there will be 'The Blue Peter', 'Havsörnen', 'Oiseau de feu', 'Nagaina', 'Irina VII', 'Eilidh', 'Rowdy', 'Hallowe'en', who will enjoy competitive racing to win the awards. Many Classic Marconi yachts are also joining: 'Yen Li', 'Jericho', 'Cervantes','White Dolphin' are among them. Last but not least, in the Spirit of Tradition class, the Regates Imperiales fleet is greeting the 'Tofinou'; 6 of them will race in a promising challenge from the May 24th to the May 30th.
Epoque Aurique (Epoch Class): Moonbeam IV (33m), Moonbeam Of Fife (27m), Mariska (26m), Tuiga (26m),Vistona (17m), Lulu (14m) .
Epoque Marconi (Marconi Epoch class): Oiseau de Feu (22m), The Blue Peter (20m), Rowdy (20m), Nagaina (17m), Havsornen (16m), Sonda*(14m), Irina VII (17m), Hygie*(23m), Eilidh* (20m), Hallowe'en (25m).
Classique Marconi (Classic Marconi Class): White Dolphin (21m), Jericho (16m), Cervantes (14m), Yen Li (11m), Swanee (11m), Timia* (11m), Samarkand (20m), Giraglia (11m), Trumpeter* (15m)...
Esprit de tradition (Spirit of Tradition Class): Vortex (20m), Serena (14m), Paihere (13m), Blue Of Methylène (11m)
Tofinou : Hounbonne II, Bambou + 4
*Boats who have not confirmed their registration by April 29th, 2010.