"Elfe II". Dr Andi Lochbrunner has sailed eights since 1964 starting on "Bayern II" owned by his Club in Lindau. In 1985 Andi acquired his "Elfe II" and has beautifully restored her over the years as well as actively raced her.
"Reliance", 1903 Winner of the America's Cup against "Shamrock III"
The beautiful behemoth Reliance handily defended the America's Cup in 1903, but she was such a freakish yacht the contest’s rules on design were changed when the race was won.
The gorgeous 1939 Sparkman Stephens classic 12 metre yacht "Vim" ex Oyster Bay, New York. Teak deck, brass coffee-grinders, massive Genoa. A delight to helm. www.sparkmanstephens.com
gorgeous lines in this classic yacht
JUST GORGEOUS. Westward, 1910,
Ocean Yacht Racing c.1930 art print from Easyart.com