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2018 Vintage Gold Cup in Review

Recapping the Vintage Gold Cup.

Restoring of Wooden Star Boats

Take an inside look at how Jon VanderMolen and Mike Ward restore these wooden star boats for the Vintage Gold Cup.

Z├╝rich Vintage Star Race

The Vintage Gold Cup salutes the Vintage Event in Zurich, August 18-19, 2018!

For more information, check out the Star Class website or click here.

Vintage Gold Cup 2018

SAVE THE DATE

This year's Vintage Gold Cup regatta will take place at the Gull Lake Country Club from September 12 to September 15! Be sure to check this website and our Facebook group as the regatta nears for more details.

Vintage Gold Cup Recap

Now on Facebook

The Vintage Gold Cup now has a group on Facebook that anyone can join for updates on the regatta and contact with other Wooden Star Boat enthusiasts. Just click here

Vintage Gold Cup Merchandise

Vintage Gold Cup merchandise is now available on Coral Reef Sailing Apparel's website. There is a wide array of apparel to choose from, including t-shirts, pullovers, hats, and softshell jackets. Whether you are an entrant, a spectator, or a lover of Wooden Star Boats, click here and purchase your own official VGC merchandise today!

The Wood Boat Project

Jack Vander Molen, the son of Co-Regatta Chairman Jack Vander Molen, has produced a short documentary about the inspiration for the Vintage Gold Cup. Get a behind the scense look at the work that has gone into whipping these vintage wooden Star Boats into racing shape.Just click here.

Welcome to the Vintage Gold Cup Regatta

The Vintage Gold Cup is an annual sailing regatta that will celebrate the illustrious history of the Star Boat and the Star Class. It is open to Star Class members who have a Vintage Wooden Star Boat. September 27-30, 2017 are the dates for the inaugural event on Gull Lake in Richland, Michigan USA. There are two categories for the boats entered: Classic Vintage, wood Star boats that have been restored to approximate original specifications including a wooden mast and boom, and Performance Vintage, wood Star boats that have been restored to race with modern equipment. In addition to watching these wooden Star’s in action, sailors and spectators will be able to learn about the history and restoration of the participating wooden Stars.