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IRC/ORC World Championship in Newport 2020

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) working in cooperation with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Union National Course au Large (UNCL), founding partners of the IRC rating system, are pleased to announce the approval of the New York Yacht Club to...

Canfield leads wildcard entry at Extreme Sailing San Diego

The Extreme Sailing Series closes out its 2018 season in North America with the penultimate act on October 18-21 revealing US-flagged wildcard entry, Element Spark Compass, will join the six other international teams in San Diego, CA. Fronted by US...

Solo competitors safe after dramatic rescue in Golden Globe Race

Two sailors competing in the Golden Globe Race have been rescued in dramatic circumstances following a fierce storm in the remote south-western Indian Ocean. Abhilash Tomy and Gregor Mcguckin were both dismasted in a storm that affected the entire...

Fourteen yachts committed to Transatlantic Race 2019

With the preliminary deadline in its wake, the Transatlantic Race 2019 is boasting a maiden fleet of 14 yachts for its June 2019 departure from Narragansett Bay. “We’re very encouraged by the early interest,” said Beavertail Road’s Patricia Young,...

Sailors preparing for race around Conanicut Island

Shoreby Hill is the backdrop as East Shore Road’s Chris Cannon sails his 63-footer Verissimo to victory during last year’s Labor Day circumnavigation of Conanicut Island. He will defend his title this Sunday. PHOTO BY CATE BROWN Labor Day is a...

Siren wins the Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta

The inaugural Narragansett Bay Classic Yacht Rendezvous and the 39th Annual Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta finished Saturday in perfect conditions following the well-attended Classic Yacht Parade and spectacular day of racing on lower...

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...

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