Olin Stephens

Olin Stephens aboard "Falcon" during the 2005 Castine Classic Yacht Race.

Every year, during the first weekend of August, classic yachts descend upon Maine waters for a series of regattas. This year, these events will commemorate the 100th birthday of Olin Stephens, widely acclaimed as the pre-eminent yacht designer of the 20th century.

July 27-29, Marblehead to Castine

July 31, Castine Classic Regatta (Castine-Camden)

August 1, Feeder Race (Camden-Brooklin)

August 2, 23rd Annual Eggemoggin Reach Regatta (Brooklin to Brooklin)

Check back next week to see a selection of Alison's images from the regatta weekend!