Recent ProgramsView All

National Sailing Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the six people who will make up its 2015 class of inductees: ...

Hometown Sports Hero: Donna Lange

Follow Captain Donna Lange @ Sail Twice  The 53-year old sailor will be leaving Bristol for her second solo journey...

Brewer Yacht Yard Group Renews Newport Bermuda Race Sponsorship

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has named Brewer Yacht Yard Group as the Official Boat Preparation Resource for...

IRC and Swan 42 Championships

With all the regattas that populate the summer sailing schedule on Narragansett Bay, it’s a surprise to find there’s any...

Newport Harbor Clean Up Submerges At Ann Street Pier

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 19, 2015) – With a vision of a healthy harbor free of marine debris, water that is safe for swimming...

Maiden Voyage: SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Sets Sail

Rhode Island’s 200-foot Official Sailing Education Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry sailed for the first time yesterday in...

Curtain Closes on Transatlantic Race 2015

Approaching the end of the third week of the Transatlantic Race 2015 and following the arrival at The Lizard this morning at...

Lucky Claims Top Honors in Transatlantic Race 2015

Bryon Ehrhart’s Reichel/Pugh 63 Lucky has been confirmed as the winner of the Transatlantic Race 2015 by the event’s four...

New Online Course for Boaters: All About Marine Radio

If you put 10 boaters in a room with a working marine VHF radio, how many could call for help, call a friend, or share a...

60 Knot Winds, Record Boat Speeds and an Outstanding Classic

20 boats, or just over half the fleet, have now finished the Transatlantic Race 2015. George David’s Rambler 88 was roughly...

Around The Island 2015

HOW TO FOLLOW For many Rhode Island sailors, Labor Day Weekend is the “Grand Finale” for the region’s racing season,...

Nation’s Top Young Sailors To Race In Rhode Island At U.S. Youth Championships

From the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, to the ICSA College Sailing National Championships, the state of Rhode Island...

Newport Harbor Cleanup Pilot Projects now Active

With a vision of a healthy harbor free of marine debris, water that is safe for swimming (and all ocean activities) and a...

Adult Sailing & Rentals

The summer is just getting started!! Space is still available for sailing lessons and boat rentals at the Herreshoff Marine...

Tricky Finish Ahead for Lucky

With a day and a half to go, the three-way battle to be first home in the Transatlantic Race 2015 has changed complexion,...

Stop-Start Transatlantic Race

Comanche, Rambler 88, Phaedo3 and Paradox – the four fastest boats in the Transatlantic Race 2015 – are now in hot pursuit...

New Sakonnet Harbor Boat Ramp is Open

The new boat ramp that offers public access to the water on the shore of Sakonnet Harbor in Little Compton is now open. ...

FORT AQUA

“Revolutionary Water Festival” Local Bands | DJs | Beer Garden | Food | Fireworks | Water Special Effects This...

3rd of July Celebration on the Waterfront

This year's July 3rd Celebration will be better than ever! Enjoy awesome food from our friends at Preppy Pig BBQ & Blount...

2015 TIEDEMANN CLASSICS REGATTA

The race will be held Saturday July 10th, below is the schedule. PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE Friday, July 10    1700-1830...

Bigger is Better

Among the first starters of the Transatlantic Race 2015, waterline length is prevailing. The 138’ Mariette of 1915 was first...

Fundraising Gala for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

"Homeport Rhode Island" Friday, July 3rd, 2015 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. @ The Newport Shipyard NEWPORT, RI (June 29, 2015) –...

IYRS Installs New Docks at Newport Campus

IYRS is proud to share that last week the installation of new docks was completed at the IYRS Marina on the Newport, RI...

Two Schools of Thought

Since passing the exclusion zones yesterday – around Nantucket Shoals and, further to the east, the Northern Right Whale...