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17th Annual CJ Buckley Regatta

SETTING SAIL: Over 150 sailors from across 12 states made the trip to the 17th annual CJ Buckley Regatta on Monday and Tuesday at Goddard Park and the East Greenwich Yacht Club. The yearly event was created by a small group of locals to honor Buckley,...

Ida Lewis Distance Race

Coronet and Aloha Divisions Announced for PHRF Teams in Upcoming Ida Lewis Distance Race NEWPORT, R.I. (August 3, 2019) – With an August 5 deadline for registration (to avoid a $100 late fee), entries are coming in at a rapid pace for the Ida Lewis...

Applications for the C. Thomas Clagett Regatta

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta Applications are open for the 2019 Clagett Boat Grant Program NEWPORT, R.I. (August 1, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic...

The Eagle Class 53

Is this the future of sailing? The Eagle Class 53 is a wing-masted cruising catamaran designed to fly on T-foils Not everything that flies is destined to scorch around an America’s Cup course. The future for sailing hydrofoils is surely about more...

Boat sinks at Aquapalooza in Potters Cove

courtesy WPRI Eyewitness news... see the whole story here VIDEO NOW: Boat sinks at Aquapalooza PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Hundreds of boaters descended on Potters Cove in Portsmouth Saturday to celebrate ‘boating life.’ For one mariner, it led to a...

America's Cup Delays and Reshuffle

Am Cup Rialto: Arms delay..Schedule reshuffle..Counting superyachts by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ 23 Jul 06:14 PDT 24 July 2019 The America's Cup continues to simmer away, with the teams saying little, publicly, after a round of meetings in...

Metal Manta Feeds On Narragansett Bay Plastic Program

A manta trawl, so named because it resembles a manta ray, is a net system for sampling the surface of the ocean. It’s useful for collecting plastic pieces, both large and small. (Frank Carini/ecoRI News photos) By FRANK CARINI/ecoRI News staff ...

Boaters alerted to look out for sea turtles in local waters

Courtesy Yarmouth Wicked Local see the story here Sea turtles have returned to forage in Cape and Islands waters and local sea turtle conservationists are asking boaters to be keep an eye out for them and to report their sightings. Two...

Wizard continues magical journey with Transatlantic Race victory

by Bill Wagner courtesy Capital Gazette David Askew has logged an awful lot of miles as an offshore sailor – traversing the Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean oceans. Considering that experience, Askew has often wondered if he could handle an around...

Five Irish Sailors Participate in 12 Metre World Championship Victory

The 12 Metre Crew that included five Irish sailors Courtesy of AFLOAT website ... After five days of close match racing, America II (US 42), owned by the New York Harbour Sailing Foundation, pulled out a win in the last race on Saturday the 13th of...

12 Metre World Championship

12 Metre World Championship Event Marks Largest-Ever Gathering of Historic 12 Metres in North America WHO: America’s Cup, Olympic and World Champions 22 teams from six countries (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy,...

Private moorings in public harbor roil state officials

Courtesy Providence Journal By Sean Flynn Daily News staff writer NEWPORT — Can high-value commercial mooring permits in Newport Harbor be sold like liquor licenses? City Solicitor Christopher Behan is in the process of answering that question in...

Wizard setting the pace in Transatlantic Race

Courtesy of the Providence Journal By Sean McNeill / Special to the Journal Outside Images - Paul Todd NEWPORT — David and Peter Askew’s Wizard, with Charlie Enright of Barrington as sailing master, continues to set a blazing pace and leads the...

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.

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...

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....

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