Galvant, Black Watch Win 44th Opera House Regatta


According to the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror, The classic wooden yachts Galavant and Black Watch bested a field of more than 50 boats to win the 44th annual Opera House Cup Regatta in the waters off Nantucket, which took place Sunday, Aug. 22.

Galavant, a 42’ ketch built in 2003 and skippered by John Tagiuri, won the day-racing division with the fastest corrected time among all boats. Black Watch, a 1938 yawl, won the cruising division, finishing seventh in corrected time.

The race was sailed over a 19.97-mile course in winds of 10-12 knots.

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