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Winners take home the silverware at the 17 Clagett Regatta

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta NEWPORT, R.I. (June 23, 2019) – Newport dialed up a chamber of commerce day for the final day of racing at the 17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. The day started out with the...

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,...

Private moorings in public harbor roil state officials

Courtesy Providence Journal By Sean Flynn Daily News staff writer NEWPORT — Can high-value commercial mooring permits in Newport Harbor be sold like liquor licenses? City Solicitor Christopher Behan is in the process of answering that question in...

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...

17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta - Day 2

Newport turned on the summer weather charm for the 30 sailors racing at the 17th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta for day two of racing for the three classes. A steady North Westerly breeze which ranged from 6 to 12 knots was the story...

Ready to let loose in Transatlantic Race

A clear favorite for overall honors and possibly line honors in the upcoming Transatlantic Race 2019 is David and Peter Askew’s Wizard (above). The canting-keel VO70 will take the starting line on June 25 with a widely experienced professional crew and...

J/Teams dominate in Annapolis to Newport Race

Picture-perfect conditions greeted the Friday fleet of starters for the 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which got under way at 11:00am on the Chesapeake Bay.

New England Boatworks sold for $27 million

PORTSMOUTH — New England Boatworks has sold its roughly 28-acre property in Melville, Rhode Island, along with the rights to more than 360 deep-water berths for $27 million to Safe Harbor Marinas.

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...

Column: A way to speak up for Massachusetts' rivers

At long last, a recent weekend presented one of those pristine days that remind us here in Massachusetts why we endure those winters. With warm spring weather finally here, many of us hit the water for the first time this year, visiting local rivers....

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...

Northern Yacht Club Casts a Wider Net for Clientele

Investing in infrastructure better positions rural communities to host tourism events, contributes to their overall economic success and enhances the quality of life for residents. Every summer, the Northern Yacht Club attracts boaters from all over the...

Introducing BoaterBoard

Need a more reliable crew? Post your task FREE for now on marinemotion®'s new BoaterBoard app!   Post Events, Jobs, Stuff for Sale and  more and share it around the world. We just launched this month and we're inviting you to check it out and post for...

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport

Industry Gathering Showcases Luxury Yachts for Charter in New England NEWPORT, R.I. (June 5, 2019) – For charter yacht brokers, lots of homework goes into finding the perfect match for clients who wish to book a week’s vacation or extended trip on a...

Beauregard and Barclay win convincingly in Newport

Southport sailors Ella Beauregard and Hamilton Barclay raced the Youth Challenge Regatta in Newport Rhode Island June 8-9. The young sailors tested their preparation against six teams from New England, New Jersey, and Florida in the northeast’s first...

SK hopes to curb spread of invasive species

The South Kingstown Conservation hopes to curb the spread of invasive species this summer by posting informative signs at the boat ramps near several bodies of water.

Spinnakers Flying for Annapolis to Newport

Picture perfect conditions greeted today’s fleet of starters for the 2019 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which got underway at 11 a.m. on the Chesapeake Bay. North-northeasterly winds ranging from 8 to 12 knots enabled the 23 boats in five classes to enjoy...

Scituate Harbor boat fire deemed accidental

The June 4 boat fire in Scituate Harbor was accidental according to Scituate Fire Chief John P. Murphy, Scituate Police Chief Michael Stewart, Lt. Colonel Anthony Abdal-Khabir of the Massachusetts Environmental Police, and State Fire Marshal Peter J....

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