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,...

Wednesday Night's Marine Industry Get-Together!

Make plans to join your marine industry colleagues this Wednesday night, May 1, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Clarke Cooke House on Bannister's Wharf. This week's event is sponsored by Newport Shipyard, Harken, and Bank Rhode Island.  The first 20 people...

Newporter Leads U.S. Team In SailGP Races

NEWPORT — Rome Kirby started sailing at the age of 7 at Sail Newport; now he’s at the forefront of the new SailGP races, leading the U.S. team as helmsman in a new nation-versus-nation format. “I’m driving the boat and am CEO of the team,” he said...

Sail Newport Makes Pitch To Host Ocean Race

NEWPORT — Sail Newport is preparing a bid to become a host city for The Ocean Race in 2022, after successfully hosting the Volvo Ocean Race in 2015 and 2018. The race would begin in late 2021. Volvo sold the event to new owners who are re-launching...

Port of New Bedford Installs Skimmer To Improve Ocean Health

New Bedford, M.A. — Edward Washburn, Executive Director at New Bedford Port Authority, joined decision makers, partners and stakeholders to announce the installation of the Port of New Bedford Marina Trash Skimmer. This installation in New Bedford...

Spring Commissioning Time

Spring Commissioning means summertime fun. Before you head out to the water, head in to Maritime Solutions in Portsmouth RI and get your boat running right, reliably, and safely. 

Bermuda One-Two Race Set For June

NEWPORT - On June 18, 1977, 20 solo sailors crossed the starting line at Newport, Rhode Island and nosed out into the North Atlantic to challenge the ocean and each other in a grueling 635-mile single-handed race to St. George’s, Bermuda. In boats...

Blind Sailor Mitsuhiro Iwamoto Makes Historic Achievement

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 23, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta congratulate Clagett alumni, Japanese blind sailor Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, on his historic achievement having sailed non stop from San Deigo, California to Iwaki, Japan...

IYRS Workshops Scheduled

The ability to diagnose and remedy the problems that occur in composites molding operations is a key element of quality and profit. This course details the problems that occur in composites manufacturing and the technical elements that contribute to...

Rhode Island Boat Show & Demo Days

MarineMax Warwick wants you to join us at Safe Harbor’s Cowesett Marina for the MarineMax Rhode Island In-Water Boat Show & Demo Days. Step aboard, tour and demo boats of all shapes and sizes including the latest models from your favorite brands...

One Hull Or Two?

Cats vs. monos. This subject has never been addressed before, right? No? Good, then I’ll be the first to cover it. My wife, Ali, and I sailed around the world on Bumfuzzle, a 35-foot catamaran. We returned, sold the boat, drove around for a couple of...

Top Causes of Boating Accidents

Boating accidents make news. Maybe it’s a throwback to the great tales of misadventure at sea. Maybe it’s their novelty; many mundane activities are statistically riskier. But beyond the headlines, one or more of a relative handful of causes are...

New Leadership For National Sailing Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, RI - The US National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) Board of Directors has elected a new leadership team to guide the organization as it begins operations at its new home in the Newport Armory building. The new slate, all directors of the NSHOF,...

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...

Boys & Girls Club of Newport County Hosts Yacht Hop, Dinner, & Dancing

Newport, RI -  Boys and Girls Club of Newport County To Host Newport Yacht Rendezvous  This event takes place at the Newport Shipyard on Friday, August 9 from 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. and generates support for programs that give young people the guidance and...

Oliver Hazard Perry Completes First Program of 2019 Season

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI - In an exciting proof of concept, Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) recently completed the first of what will be several innovative new programs this season aboard the Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry (OHP). Working under a new...

Ocean State Grapples With How And Why Of Beach Closures

NEWPORT, R.I. — Nearly 100 times between 2015 and 2017, or about once every three days, water sampled at Easton’s Beach tested high for fecal matter. The popular beach, however, was only closed on four separate occasions for a total of six days. The...

Recycling Fiberglass Boats

When Earth Day was created in 1970, mainstream America was largely tuned out to the benefits of recycling. Fast forward nearly half a century, however, to Earth Day 2019 (April 22) and it’s fairly common to see local paper, glass, and plastic recycling...

U.S. Sailing Announces 2019 Pan American Games Sailing Team

BRISTOL, R.I. -  US Sailing has named the 17 sailors that will be representing the United States at the XVIII Pan American Games. The Pan American Games (Pan Am Games) take place every four years, in the year preceding the Olympic Games. The Pan Am...

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