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2017 C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta That's a wrap for the 15th Clagett Sonar class winners Clagett 2017...

“Courageous,” Ted Turner’s victory in the 1977 America’s Cup

Ted Turner honored by New York Yacht Club 40 years after America's Cup victory By Neil Best  Photo:Billy Black Ted Turner...

J/Fest Participants Invited to Ida Lewis Distance Race

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 8, 2017) – Ida Lewis Distance Race and J/Fest New England are in cahoots! Officials from the separately...

Restrictions for portions of Upper Narragansett Bay lifted for first time in 70 years

Expanded Shellfishing Opportunities Announced For R.I. Waters PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental...

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff Semi-Final

Ben Ainslie: "The most exciting, exhilarating day of sailing I've ever been involved in" Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New...

US Sailing Reach Initiative

11TH HOUR RACING AWARDS GRANT TO US SAILING’S REACH INITIATIVE PORTSMOUTH, R.I. – US Sailing, the National Governing Body...

Dog on board- Safe Sailing tips

Boating With Dogs: My top list of must haves and do's & don'ts for your four legged Sailors. By Rebecca...

2018 Key West Race Week Cancelled

The Storm Trysail Club - Key West Race Week 2018 No Key West Race Week in 2018 Sara Proctor LARCHMONT, N.Y., May 25, 2017...

Sir Russell Coutts, five-time winner of the America’s Cup

Russell Coutts: Transforming the America’s Cup Sir Russell Coutts, five-time winner of the America’s Cup, now holds the...

12 Metre Class Announces Waypoint Regattas in ROAD TO THE WORLDS Series

NEWPORT, R.I. (May 22, 2017) – The International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the ROAD TO THE...

New Type of Rendezvous Gives Boat Owners, Industry, the Public a Chance to Celebrate Iconic Designers

Designer Series Launches in Bristol with Fleet of Ted Hood Designs Herreshoff Marine Museum, July 21-23 Bristol (RI)...

RI Applauds NEB as Clean Marina

RI's Largest Clean Marina New England Boatworks Tackles Global Problem Locally When New England Boatworks (NEB) was...

Electric Shock Drowning FAQ

WHAT IS ELECTRIC SHOCK DROWNING? ELECTRIC SHOCK DROWNING PREVENTION ASSOCIATION Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) is the...

The 2017 IBEX Innovation Awards

2017 IBEX Innovation Awards Program Open for Entry The 2017 Innovation Awards program is open for entry, one of the...

Oliver Hazard Perry with the Naval Academy

NEWPORT, RI (May 3, 2017) – The 200-foot Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel,...

New England Boatworks Rhode Island’s largest Clean Marina

New England Boatworks Becomes RI’s Largest Clean Marina on May 5 Senator Whitehouse, Volvo Ocean Race Skipper Charlie...

May 1st Fishing Report

The Frances Fleet in Narragansett announced a schedule change this week. The cod fishing was read hot through most of the...

11th Hour Racing Clean Ocean Efforts on Aquidneck Island

CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS EXPANDS MARINE DEBRIS REMOVAL AND PREVENTION EFFORTS ON AQUIDNECK ISLAND Newport, R.I. — Clean Ocean...

Save our Seas (SOS) Act of 2017

Save Our Seas Act Approved, Moves to Senate In an attempt to curtail marine debris, the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and...

Interactive Marine Trades Exploration Week on April 17-21

Marine Trades Exploration Week April 17-21 Newport Public Schools has partnered with the Rhode Island Marine Trades...

“Flooding and Sea Rise on our Backyards

Speaker Series at the Seaman's Church Institute April 12th 7pm “Flooding and Sea Rise on our Backyards: The next...

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta

Celebrations for 15 years of The Clagett in 2017 Photo Credit-Clagett Family NEWPORT, R.I. (March 30, 2017) – Sixteen...

Narragansett Bay

THE HISTORY OF NARRAGANSETT BAY Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound. Covering...

Rhode Island Fishing Report March 2017

Rhode Island Fishing Report – March 2017 BY WILL SIROTNAK Pictured above: Jacob Ayotte with a beautiful RI carp. ...

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