RI Yachting

Programs

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...

The Jester Challenge 2018 to Rhode Island has Begun

7 starters were confirmed although Doug had an accident ashore and may be a late starter – two others may start late. We wish Doug a speedy recovery. The seven starters are: Tim Luke in Medusa Doug Pingel in Jekeeda 2 Chris Jackson in...

Over 40,000 have visited the Race Village in Fort Adams State Park

LOTS OF ACTIVITIES PLANNED THIS WEEKEND AT VOLVO OCEAN RACE NEWPORT RACE VILLAGE  The first week of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover has attracted more than 40,000 visitors to the Race Village at Fort Adams State Park. Newport is hosting the...

Ken Read, President of North Sails, speaks about the Volvo Ocean Race

by North Sails 16 May 09:00 PDT Start of Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2: Lisbon to Cape Town © Ainhoa Sanchez / Volvo Ocean Race What's been the highlight of this edition of the race so far? Well, first of all, I think before we get into any highlights, we...

12 Metre World Championship Dates Changed to July 7-13

ITMA to Celebrate New York Yacht Club 175th Anniversary in 12 Metre Jubilee The International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) and the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) announced today that the dates for the 2019 12 Metre World Championship have been changed...

Gurney's Resorts to Sponsor In-Port Race at Stopover

Gurney’s Resorts Embraces the Volvo Ocean Race with Expanded Sponsorship to Include Newport's In-Port Race NEWPORT, RI (May 9, 2018) – Sail Newport announces that Volvo Ocean Race Port Partner, Gurney’s Resorts, has expanded their support of the...

Nailbiting Finish for Race Boats and Spirited Opening Day

Stunning Finish for Volvo Ocean Race Boats in Newport Yesterday Governor Gina Raimondo Officially Opens Race Village NEWPORT, RI (May 8, 2018) - A 5,700 nautical mile race leg from Itajai, Brazil to Newport finished off Fort Adams State Park this...

Volvo Ocean Race Has Arrived in Newport

Newport Welcomes The Volvo Ocean Race!  Photo's by Rebecca Whitelatch The thick fog that blanketed Newport's Harbor didn't put a damper on the excited fans ready to cheer on all the Volvo Ocean Race Team arrivals. Newport's Mayor Harry Winthrop was...

Latest Update on the Volvo Ocean Race Teams

Miles falling away as fleet speeds towards Newport Leg 8 from Itajai to Newport, day 10 on board Brunel. Nina Curtis cleans weeds from the bow. 01 May, 2018. Sam Greenfield/Volvo Ocean Race Leg 8, Race Day 11 -- 2 May 2018 The Volvo Ocean Race...

Volvo Ocean Race Newport Sets Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Organizers for the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover are issuing a call to arms: Bring a reusable water bottle when you visit the Race Village at Fort Adams State Park to contribute to the fight against plastics littering the world. The request is...

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