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Celebrating the 2019 J/70 Open Division and Corinthian World Champions

Courtesy Sail World  Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championships - Day 4 © Sportography.tv by David Schmidt The J/70 arrived in 2012, forever changing the one-design racing scene. In just seven years, J/Boats has sold more than 1,500 of these...

Setting the Spinnaker

NORTH SAILS NEWS Nothing takes as much teamwork and practice as spinnaker handling. Here we’ll cover the skills and techniques needed to handle and control conventional spinnakers, set from poles. Throughout the discussion the Divide and Conquer...

World's Best at World Cup Series

World’s Best at World Cup Series Enoshima Courtesy of SourceWorld Sailing and US Sailing and Scuttlebutt Published on August 26th, 2019 Enoshima, Japan (August 26, 2019) – Racing is set to begin at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Enoshima. Over 490...

American Magic Backs Sail Newport

American Magic backs Sail Newport Supporters of Sail Newport gathered for “Celebrate Community Sailing,” a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. Sail Newport is a community partner of the Rhode Island-based America’s Cup entry NYYC (New York...

Ida Lewis Distance Race

Ida Lewis Distance Race Names Winners in Five Classes Courtesy of Barby MacGowan Prospector, Cepheus, Tiger, Breakaway, and Irie 2 Take Class Trophies; Temptation-Oakcliff Wins Collegiate Team Competition NEWPORT, R.I. (August 19, 2019) –...

The Rules of Racing are Changing

Updating the Racing Rules of Sailing Courtesy of Scuttlebutt The Racing Rules of Sailing are revised every four years, with refinements for the 2017-2020 edition to be released after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Aside from any glaring and...

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...

IYRS Graduates contributing to The America's Cup

America's Cup: American Magic get an injection of IYRS graduates by American Magic/Sail-World.com/nz Students at the International Yacht Restoration School at work in Newport, Rhode Island. The IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport,...

CANDY STORE CUP 2019 Results

The Candy Store Cup Superyacht Regatta is hosted and organized by Newport Shipyard and Bannister's Wharf in Newport, RI. This regatta carries forward the tradition of the Newport Bucket - we hope you will join us!

Transatlantic Race Last Boat Crosses the Finish Line

Background: The Transatlantic Race 2019 started June 25 for the 2,960-nautical-mile course from Newport, R.I., to Cowes, England. Transatlantic Race: Final boat home Published on July 18th, 2019 (July 18, 2019; Day 24) – The Transatlantic Race 2019...

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,...

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...

Swan American Regatta - Return of the Swans

This week sees the return of a popular institution, the Swan American Regatta, taking place from 14 - 16 June in Newport, Rhode Island, within the New York Yacht Club's 165th Annual Regatta. Swan yachts will race as a single class, with a separate start...

Formula that won Annapolis to Newport

The 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race featured staggered starts on June 7 and 8, with the slower boats in ORC 2, Performance Cruising, PHRF Classic, ORR 2 and Doublehanded getting the jump on the five remaining classes: ORC 1A, ORC 1B, PHRF Racing 1, PHRF...

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...

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 ...

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