The Classic Symposium March 2nd 2019 12.00-18.00 Kämp Kansallissali, Aleksanterinkatu 44, Helsinki
The Classic Symposium brings together classic yacht enthusiasts from around the world. The mission of the event is twofold: to strengthen bonds between classic yacht sailors and to create a deeper understanding of the history, the present and the future opportunities of classic yachting, both racing and cruising. The symposium also creates increased awareness of the contributions of the designers, builders, owners and sailors involved with classic yachts. The three main themes for the 2019 symposium are: the legacy and future of Sparkman & Stephens, the Renaissance of Classic yacht racing in Northern Europe, with a special focus on the 12metre class and thirdly the coming season, with a record number of major regattas.