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Round-the-world sailing race works to protect its racetrack

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP SPORTS WRITER NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Between the kitesurfing and the paddling and the three times sailing...

Rhode Island Fishing Report, May 18

School striped bass numbers are tremendous across both states and the bigger fish should be close. Meanwhile, the early...

The Jester Challenge 2018 to Rhode Island has Begun

7 starters were confirmed although Doug had an accident ashore and may be a late starter – two others may start late. We...

Rhode Island Hunting and Fishing Licenses Now Available Online

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is proud to announce the...

Over 40,000 have visited the Race Village in Fort Adams State Park

LOTS OF ACTIVITIES PLANNED THIS WEEKEND AT VOLVO OCEAN RACE NEWPORT RACE VILLAGE  The first week of the Volvo Ocean Race...

Ken Read, President of North Sails, speaks about the Volvo Ocean Race

by North Sails 16 May 09:00 PDT Start of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2: Lisbon to Cape Town © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race ...

Three-Day Training Program to Launch Yacht-Crew Careers

A new three-day training program, coordinated by RIMTA with Ship to Shore Crew Placement Agency, will give participants the...

Marine industry guide seeks to serve as a roadmap for empowering employers.

MRAA, NMMA, RIMTA publish Guide to Growing the Workforce Today, as the result of a yearlong collaborative effort, the...

Charter Specialist Jennifer M. Saia arranges charter for major movie OVERBOARD!

Newport, Rhode Island, May 9, 2018 - Overboard Movie Trailer B&B Yacht Charters Inc. is a Boutique agency booking...

Rhode Island Fishing Report May 9, 2018

Migratory striped bass are starting to show along the Rhode Island and western Connecticut shorelines, while the warm...

Get your Volvo Ocean Race Gear Here!

Want to get a piece of Volvo Ocean Race or sailing memorabilia?  We've done the leg work for you, the following is a list...

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Sets Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Organizers for the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover are issuing a call to arms: Bring a reusable water bottle when you...

Share your boat with the world online!

Whether you're selling or chartering or just want to share your vessel and your adventures with your friends, do it with...

Rhode Island Fishing Report 04/18/18

Some grueling March and early April weather is going to have a bit of a reprieve so we can get a successful opening day of...

MetLife Joins Sail Newport to Sponsor Veterans Regatta

Sail Newport Inc., together with MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced The MetLife Veterans Regatta will take place on...

Fraud Alert-Official-Looking Vessel Documentation Renewal Notices

We got duped, don't let it happen to you!  Our friends at BoatUS have some sound advice (we wish we had seen earlier) on...

NYYC to compete as "American Magic"

New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing to Compete as "New York Yacht Club American Magic" in their Challenge for...

CYOA-Appoints Bill Lynn Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the Classic Yacht Owners’ Association are thrilled to welcome Bill Lynn as the Association’s new...

2018 Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic and Regatta Dates Announced

The Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race Clinic and Regatta Hosted by The WaterFront Center Newport, R.I. (March 19, 2018) – The C....

“PowerDocks Wins Big at the 2018 Progressive Miami International Boat Show”

Newport, RI – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the prestigious 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat...

New England Boat Show hits record attendance

BY NATIONAL MARINE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION The Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show wrapped up its nine-day run...

Booth 171 at the New England Boat Show

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center  February 10-18 Booth 171 Click here for more information and to purchase...

Support waning for Hall of Fame in Annapolis

by Chase Cook, Capital Gazette Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has removed $1.25 million in capital funding for the National...

Vestas crash-co-skippers speak for first time

Mark Towill and Charlie Enright offer their condolences; it is also revealed that the Vestas crew pulled the man out of the...

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