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NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2014 INDUCTEES

Annapolis, Md. (July 29, 2014) – The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the eight people who will make...

Ida Lewis Distance Race Uses “Virtual Mark”

NEWPORT, R.I. (August 12, 2014) – A “virtual mark” adds an intriguing new twist to the 10th Annual Ida Lewis Distance...

NYYC Race Week: Saving the Best for Last

Smooth sailing sealed the deal this past weekend for IRC, PHRF and One-Design winners in Part II of the ninth biennial New...

High Performance Classes Put on Shoreside Show

When a building southwesterly, starting at five knots and maxing out at 12, funneled into Narragansett Bay this past weekend,...

New Formats, Championship Titles on the Line

Some new racing formats were tried recently at New York Yacht Club Race Week.

IYRS Supporters Raise Record Amount for Scholarships

USA. IYRS supporters raise record amount at summer gala.

Rhode Island ‘Yacht Hop’ To Help Charity

The Boys Girls Clubs of Newport County is organizing a initial Newport Yacht Rendezvous in a Rhode Island pier city.

Sailing Legends from Near and Far Prepare

Newport’s Gunther Buerman is preparing for the biennial event’s second half with his newly acquired IRC 52 Hooligan.

NYYC Race Week: Classics Finish in Swift Style

After sailing in fresh breezes Saturday, 26 pristine classic yachts, divided into four classes, were faced with challenging...

RIMTA Sets Dates for 2015 Providence Boat Show in January

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) has set dates for the 2015 Providence Boat Show for Friday, Jan. 23, to...

North Sails Becomes Gold Sponsor of 2014 J/70 World Championship

The J/70 Class Association is pleased to announce that North Sails has committed to a Gold Sponsorship.

Edgartown Race Weekend: All Charged Up for the ‘Round-the-Island Race

The Edgartown Yacht Club’s ‘Round-the-Island Race, coming up July 26 on Martha’s Vineyard, has a storied past that begins in...

Chartering in New England: One for the Bucket List

There are plenty of reasons why vacationing by charter yacht in New England should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Newport International Boat Show To Offer Exciting Program

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today its '2014 At The Helm...

J/70 Class Announces Helly Hansen Presenting Sponsorship of Inaugural World Championship

The J/70 Class Association is pleased to announce Helly Hansen as presenting sponsor for the 2014 J/70 World Championship.

Why Boats Sink: 10 Prevention Tips from BoatUS

To prevent a sinking, here are 10 tips from the boat owner’s group.

Newport Charter Yacht Show Competitions Shine Light on Captains and Crew

This year’s Newport Charter Yacht Show Crew Competitions cast a spotlight on the professionals responsible for making magic...

Educators Gear Up for OHPRI Tall Ship Voyage

School days will continue into July for more than 30 educators participating in one or the other of two “Sailing for Success”...

Four Tips for Picking the Best Boatyard

While boatyards are busy, summer may be a better time to have repair work done on the boat. But where does a boater go to get...

2014 Wooden Boat Show To Highlight Herreshoff Designs

The 2014 Wooden Boat Show will celebrate three Herreshoff designs created 100 years ago.

Tall Ship Voyage Focuses on Families

Bonding with family is the theme for a unique weekend getaway aboard the 180-foot Tall Ship Mystic, which is hosting Oliver...

Team Alvimedica Visits Thompson Middle School in Newport

Team Alvimedica, the American entry in the Volvo Ocean Race, shared their experiences with more than 200 young students at...

July Fundraiser Set for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

This year’s fundraiser for the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel, celebrates an Ocean...

Shockwave Wins 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, Beats Bella Mente by 7 Minutes

Shockwave finished Monday at 5:33 a.m. (6:33 Bermuda time), followed by Bella Mente at 5:40.