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Columbia win the Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta

The inaugural Narragansett Bay Classic Yacht Rendezvous started on Thursday afternoon with the Newport to Bristol Feeder Race Sponsored by Gowrie Group and PURE Insurance. A total of 28 Classic Yachts raced up Narragansett Bay in champagne sailing...

Ida Lewis Distance Race Goes Big on Friday

the 2018 Ida Lewis Distance Race will create quite the spectacle of sail when it starts at 12:30 p.m. on Friday (August 17) between Fort Adams and Rose Island.

Spookie Shines at NYYC Race Week

Steve and Heidi Benjamin’s Spookie captured a second straight title in the 11th edition of the biennial New York Yacht Club Race Week

Rolex NYYC Race Week at Newport - Overall

by New York Yacht Club  17-21 July 2018 On the eve of the 11th edition of Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex, J/109 skipper Bill Sweetser was faced with a tough decision. It wasn't about how to tune his rig or organize his crew. But it...

Ida Lewis Distance Race Set for August 17

NEWPORT, R.I.– With this summer’s Newport to Bermuda Race now in the history books, veteran sailors such as Arthur Santry (Newport, R.I./Washington, D.C.) and Brian Cunha (Newport) are looking toward their next offshore adventure: the Ida Lewis...

The 2018 Vineyard Cup Regatta

Sail Martha’s Vineyard’s Vineyard Cup Regatta Hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard Kicks off SIX DAYS OF RACING OVER A NINE DAY PERIOD and is held on the waters of Nantucket Sound and Vineyard Sound off of the Island of Martha’s Vineyard on...

How To Make The Most Of Your J/70 In Light Wind

After a week of intense training with Japanese teams in Newport, Rhode Island, culminating with the New York Yacht Club One Design Regatta, a lot was learned about light air tuning and trimming. Local skipper and North Sails pro Tim Healy made some...

Thursday Evening Classic Yacht Racing on Narragansett Bay

On the evenings of July 12th and 26th, August 30th and September 6th, CYOA and Sail Newport are partnering to offer free and casual Thursday evening races on the bay off Newport. This is a chance to get a bit more mileage out of all that work you put...

Newport Bermuda Race-Boats have arrived

Nasty Medicine and Bermuda Oyster both completed the 51st Newport Bermuda Race yesterday. Dr Stephen Sherwin’s Corby 41.5, Nasty Medicine, crossed the finish line off of St David’s Lighthouse under the cover of darkness at 3:37am followed by Paul...

Rambler takes line honors-Newport Bermuda Race

George David’s Rambler 88 overcame a slow start to take line honours in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race. The 88-foot Juan K-design yacht completed the 635-nautical mile race from Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, to St David’s Lighthouse at 5:51pm on...

IN PERSON OR ONLINE: HOW TO WATCH THE START OF THE NEWPORT BERMUDA RACE

NEWPORT, R.I. If you are not one of the 1500+ sailors wrapping up preparations for the start of the 51st Newport Bermuda Race on Friday, June 15, 2018, then you have less than a week to plan how to watch one of the greatest sailing spectacles held on...

American Magic partners with Esteco, leading simulation software firm

New York Yacht Club American Magic ("American Magic"), the U.S. sailing team challenging for the 36th America's Cup, has announced a technical sponsorship with advanced simulation software firm ESTECO. by American Magic: May, 30 2018  As part of a...

The 2018 Clagett Regatta and U.S. Para Sailing Championship

Three weeks until the 16th annual Clagett Regatta and the 2018 US Para Sailing Championships NEWPORT, R.I. (May 23, 2018) – In four weeks, adaptive sailors from across North America and further afield will be converging on Newport, R.I. for the 16th...

Cardiff welcomes round-the-world Volvo Yacht Race

Team Brunel won Leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race, which took the fleet 3300 nautical miles from Newport, Rhode Island in the USA to Cardiff The first yachts have arrived overnight into Cardiff, as part of a round the world race. It is the first time...

47th Annual Figawi Race Weekend

May 25-28, 2018 Serious fun, camaraderie, sailing, and most of all, charity… that is what Figawi is all about. The 47th Annual Figawi Race Weekend is recognized as a top sailing event not only on the east coast, but nationally as well as...

Over 100,000 Visit the Volvo Ocean Race Newport

NEWPORT, RI – A robust footfall of over 100,000 people took in the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover between May 8 and May 20. The 13-day event was kicked off with an exciting arrival of the seven VO65 race boats in the early morning hours of May 8 in...

Rhode Island Leukemia Cup Regatta

The Leukemia Cup will be in Newport, RI June 2nd hosted by the New York Yacht Club. The Leukemia Cup is held to advance the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the...

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 around the world in the Volvo Ocean Race, Liz Wardley figures she spends more time on the water than on land. And she's...

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