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J/Teams dominate in Annapolis to Newport Race

Picture-perfect conditions greeted the Friday fleet of starters for the 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which got under way at 11:00am on the Chesapeake Bay.

New England Boatworks sold for $27 million

PORTSMOUTH — New England Boatworks has sold its roughly 28-acre property in Melville, Rhode Island, along with the rights to more than 360 deep-water berths for $27 million to Safe Harbor Marinas.

Column: A way to speak up for Massachusetts' rivers

At long last, a recent weekend presented one of those pristine days that remind us here in Massachusetts why we endure those winters. With warm spring weather finally here, many of us hit the water for the first time this year, visiting local rivers....

Beauregard and Barclay win convincingly in Newport

Southport sailors Ella Beauregard and Hamilton Barclay raced the Youth Challenge Regatta in Newport Rhode Island June 8-9. The young sailors tested their preparation against six teams from New England, New Jersey, and Florida in the northeast’s first...

SK hopes to curb spread of invasive species

The South Kingstown Conservation hopes to curb the spread of invasive species this summer by posting informative signs at the boat ramps near several bodies of water.

Spinnakers Flying for Annapolis to Newport

Picture perfect conditions greeted today’s fleet of starters for the 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which got underway at 11 a.m. on the Chesapeake Bay. North-northeasterly winds ranging from 8 to 12 knots enabled the 23 boats in five classes to enjoy...

Scituate Harbor boat fire deemed accidental

The June 4 boat fire in Scituate Harbor was accidental according to Scituate Fire Chief John P. Murphy, Scituate Police Chief Michael Stewart, Lt. Colonel Anthony Abdal-Khabir of the Massachusetts Environmental Police, and State Fire Marshal Peter J....

Regulators Contend Yacht Club Mooring Purchase Illegal

The rights to more than 20 Newport rental moorings have been sold by permit holders in illegal transfers in recent years, including 17 that were purchased by the New York Yacht Club, according to the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the...

Engaging Youth in Offshore Sailing

The Storm Trysail Club announced the second annual “Tri-State Youth Offshore Challenge” which includes a series of regattas in Long Island Sound, Rhode Island and Shelter Island, NY. As part of the Club’s efforts to engage younger sailors in the...

RI Yacht Club opens season at 144th Commissioning Ceremony

RI Yacht Club opens season at 144th Commissioning Ceremony Bright skies and the bay’s sparkling blue waters greeted Rhode Island Yacht Club members and Cranston officials Saturday as the historic waterfront group celebrated its 144th Commissioning...

RI's Ambassador of Sailing

Video Feature! marinemotion® caught up with Brad Read, executive director of Sail Newport, and got a little background on how the organization has grown, what's up for the summer, and his thoughts on the future of sailing in Rhode Island.

A Celebration of Yachting History

Decades Later, Champions Return to Claim 12 Metre World Title NEWPORT, R.I. (May 14, 2019) – When the 12 Metre World Championship takes place in Newport over July 8-13, it will celebrate one of the greatest classes in world sailing history. The...

Bermuda 1-2 takes off

Solo preperation work ahead of the 2017 Bermuda One-Two © Image courtesy for the Bermuda One-Two/Bill Shea An interview with Roy Guay about the 2019 Bermuda One-Two   by David Schmidt For most sailors, racing to Bermuda and then delivering the boat...

New York Yacht Club 165th Annual Regatta

Photo by Rolex / Daniel Forster https://nyyc.org/165-annual-regatta North America's oldest annual regatta will feature three great days of racing including the separately scored Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 14, two awards parties and one...

Plastic Bag Ban Bill Has A Downside

We have all worked hard to eradicate plastic bags from Aquidneck island and helped our neighboring communities to establish uniform and consistent ordinances to eliminate plastic bags, and promote stewardship of the environment. Rhode Island is proud...

Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta

The 2019 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta & Newport-to-Bristol Feeder Race Part of the CYOA Classic Yachts Challenge & the Herreshoff S Class Centennial Series August 23-25, 2019 The 2019 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta will take place...

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport

Industry Gathering Showcases Luxury Yachts for Charter in New England NEWPORT, R.I. (June 5, 2019) – For charter yacht brokers, lots of homework goes into finding the perfect match for clients who wish to book a week’s vacation or extended trip on a...

Trump brings up new restrictions over travel to Cuba

The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The Treasury Department banned group...

On the Watch for Whitehawk

The 105’ Whitehawk, entered in the 2019 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, is making her way from Newport, R.I., where for many years she has been a familiar sight among other traditionally designed sailing megayachts, to the Great Lakes where such...

New PHRF Perpetual Trophy for Ida Lewis Distance Race

The Steve Benjamin’s (Norwalk, Conn./Jamestown, R.I.) TP52 Spookie, winner of IRC Class at the 2018 Ida Lewis Distance Race. (Photo credit: Michele Almeida/MISTE Photography) Click image to download The Swan 48 Dreamcatcher (left) from Mystic, Conn....

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

Cindy Walker sailing the RS Venture Connect at the 2018 Clagett Regatta credit Clagett Regatta/Ro Fernandez C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta Four weeks until sailors at the 17th Clagett Regatta hit the water in Newport ...

Newporter Leads U.S. Team In SailGP Races

NEWPORT — Rome Kirby started sailing at the age of 7 at Sail Newport; now he’s at the forefront of the new SailGP races, leading the U.S. team as helmsman in a new nation-versus-nation format. “I’m driving the boat and am CEO of the team,” he said...

Sail Newport Makes Pitch To Host Ocean Race

NEWPORT — Sail Newport is preparing a bid to become a host city for The Ocean Race in 2022, after successfully hosting the Volvo Ocean Race in 2015 and 2018. The race would begin in late 2021. Volvo sold the event to new owners who are re-launching...

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