S&S Swan Rendezvous gathers 18 yachts for races
Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017
The eighth edition of the Sparkman & Stephens Swan Rendezvous 2017 at Marina di Scarlino from June 21-24 gathered 18 Classic Swan yachts ranging from Swan 36 to Swan 76, designed from 1966 to 1978 by Sparkman & Stephens, during three days of coastal races.
(Photos: James Robinson Taylor - S&S Swan Rendezvous)
The races of about 15nm took place in the Gulf of Follonica, touching the Elba Island coast including Cerboli, Sparviero and Palmaiola islets.
Swan 64 Venator by Emma Sims-Hiditch won the Zeppelin Trophy, while Swan 36 Josian of Eugenio Alphandery took the best result overall as well as the Rod & Olin Stephens Royal Thames Yacht Club Challenge Trophy. Meanwhile, the Spirit Of S&S Swan Rendezvous was awarded to Swan 48 Age of Swan of Martin Goerke, who made all the way from Baltic Sea to Tuscany on his own.
The event is organised by Club Nautico Scarlino, under the supervision of ClubSwan.