RI Yachting

Programs

Candy Store Cup Showcases Spectacular Superyacht Racing

The Candy Store Cup 2019 Superyacht Regatta is hosted and organized by Newport Shipyard and Bannister's Wharf and will take place July 25-27, 2019 in Newport, RI. The Candy Store Cup carries forward the tradition of the Newport Bucket and invites...

Third Annual JFest Regatta Highlight Of Summer

NEWPORT - The third annual New England J/Fest Regatta is being hosted by Sail Newport the weekend of August 9-11th 2019. This sailing regatta provides opportunities to promote both local businesses and the national boating community. This is the...

The Figawi Race: A New England Classic

CAPE COD - The Figawi sailing regatta is held every Memorial Day Weekend. The schedule begins on Friday, May 24 at 3 p.m. in Hyannis with the Kickoff Summer Party that includes registration for the race and merchandise sales. Saturday morning,...

Casual Vibe For Block Island Race Week

Block Island, R.I. – Storm Trysail Club and Margaritaville Holdings today announced that Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun and escapism, will be the first presenting sponsor for Block Island Race Week, one of the premier...

America's Cup: Dry laps in the Mule

Top America's Cup correspondent, Bernie Wilson spoke with NYYC American Magic skipper and CEO, Terry Hutchinson to get an update on the team's progress at their Florida winter base. The New York Yacht Club team is working up towards the 36th America's...

Returning the America's Cup To The USA

Newport, RI - New York Yacht Club has been absent from the  America’s Cup since the 2003 edition in Auckland, New Zealand. But now with the launch of their American Magic team, they are returning in 2021 to the event and the venue to return the trophy...

Registration Announced For Pan American Games

BRISTOL, R.I. (March 15, 2019) – In an effort to ensure the proper, fair inclusion of qualified sailors at the XVIII Pan American Games (PAGs), US Sailing is announcing an important requirement for individuals interested in competing at the event. ...

Ida Lewis Distance Race

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 6, 2019) – A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August 16, 2019. Classes for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and...

America's Cup: Debunking The Myth

We have read the story many times. Of how the schooner America, newly arrived from across the Atlantic in the year of the Great Exhibition, trounced the best of British yachting in a race around the Isle of Wight. And of how her owner, Commodore John...

Ficker Cup: A Bridge To The Show

While the Match Racing World Championship and the World Match Racing Tour might be in shambles with no plan for 2019, elite match racing is alive and well in Southern California as the 55th edition of the Congressional Cup prepares to host the Grade 1...

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 28, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, being held June 18-23 at Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park, is pleased to announce that the 2019 Clagett will include the Martin 16 class, a single handed...

Edgartown Race Weekend

MARTHA'S VINEYARD - Edgartown Race Weekend Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Thursday - Saturday July 25-27, 2019  This three-day competition starts with ’Round-the-Buoy races on Thursday and Friday and concludes with two independently scored distance...

12 Metre World Championship Set for Newport in July

With a little over eight months to go, Ida Lewis Yacht Club, the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) America’s Fleet and the 12 Metre Yacht Club are gearing up for the largest-ever gathering of historic 12 Metre yachts in the U.S. at the 2019...

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,...

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