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Newport International Boat Show Announces 2019 Dates

Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 49th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 12 - 15, 2019 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest in-water boat shows in the...

Connecticut Broker Opens Rhode Island Location

Southpaw Yacht Sales said it has opened a new location at Point View Marina in Point Judith Harbor, Rhode Island. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based brokerage firm said that it is partnering with Steve Arnold, who will manage the location. Arnold has 15...

3/20 Marine Industry Get-Together!

Please make plans to join your marine industry colleagues this Wednesday evening (3/20) from 5:30-7:00 PM at the Clarke Cooke House for our Marine Industry Get-Together! Wednesday night's event is sponsored by Helly Hansen Newport and PowerPay. The...

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...

TransAtlantic Race 2019

The Transatlantic Race 2019 starts from Newport, R.I., on June 25, 2019, and finishes off Cowes, England. The course length of 2,960 nautical miles makes this event one of the longest yacht races open to both professional and amateur sailors. It will...

RI Marine Archeology Project Meeting - Portsmouth

RIMAP ANNUAL MEETING SET​ Saturday, March 30, 2019 3-4:30 p.m. Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall  2200 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI  Agenda includes: General business meeting Review of 2018 activities and 2019 plans Volunteer awards...

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. ...

Newport council delays vote on new mooring rules

Courtesy of NewportRI.com  Read the full story here Because there have been revisions of revisions, the council members wanted to make sure they had the regulations as they were worded in February in front of them. By Sean Flynn Daily News staff...

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...

America’s Cup challenger partners with IYRS

IYRS graduate and American Magic boatbuilder James Allsopp of Annapolis, MD work at the team's production facility in Bristol [photo by Armory Ross/American Magic Courtesy Newport Daily News NEWPORT — The Rhode Island-based America’s Cup challenger,...

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...

A chance to sail into a new career

NEWPORT — More than a decade ago, the IYRS School of Technology & Trades held informal gatherings matching students and alumni with employers in the marine trades. It went so well, the boat-building school opened the event to the public, and it has...

Gearing up for BVI Spring Regatta

Tortola, British Virgin Islands (March 4, 2019) – Nanny Cay is the spectacular venue and host for the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, and this year’s Spring Regatta participants will enjoy some of the new renovations completed both on the...

USA extends reach of Olympic program

Bristol, RI  – US Sailing has created the US Sailing Team Squad and released the 2019 roster in an effort to support potential US Sailing Team (USST) athletes. By identifying athletes as Squad members, US Sailing will more formally recognize...

Embracing the ocean playground

Joe Harris sailed offshore frequently in his 20s, racing to Bermuda and delivering boats to and from Europe and the Caribbean, before buying his own boat and moving to shorthanded offshore racing. During the period 2004 to 2007, Joe earned a...

Helly Hansen Presenting Partner for 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show

Newport, RI - Newport Shipyard is proud to announce that Helly Hansen Newport, the oldest Helly Hansen licensed store in North America, owned by Jay Lasky, has signed on for the fourth straight year as the presenting partner of the 2019 Newport Charter...

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