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Regulators Contend Yacht Club Mooring Purchase Illegal

The rights to more than 20 Newport rental moorings have been sold by permit holders in illegal transfers in recent years, including 17 that were purchased by the New York Yacht Club, according to the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the...

Engaging Youth in Offshore Sailing

The Storm Trysail Club announced the second annual “Tri-State Youth Offshore Challenge” which includes a series of regattas in Long Island Sound, Rhode Island and Shelter Island, NY. As part of the Club’s efforts to engage younger sailors in the...

RI Yacht Club opens season at 144th Commissioning Ceremony

RI Yacht Club opens season at 144th Commissioning Ceremony Bright skies and the bay’s sparkling blue waters greeted Rhode Island Yacht Club members and Cranston officials Saturday as the historic waterfront group celebrated its 144th Commissioning...

Tuesday night at the races becomes tradition

While the Volvo Ocean Race arrived in Narragansett Bay in 2018 and the majestic J Class fleet will challenge for the world championship on local waters in August, these regattas travel around the world.

Local sailor joined Volvo Ocean Race to promote cleaner oceans

That same conviction led some of the teams in the most recent edition of the Volvo Ocean Race (now officially called just The Ocean Race), held from October 2017 to June 2018, to organize around raising awareness about ocean pollution, especially...

THURSDAY EVENING CLASSIC YACHT RACING IN NEWPORT

[email protected] is a casual series of non-spinnaker races with an emphasis on fun, not results. Each evening’s racing will be followed by a gathering at a local watering to tell stories and rehash the evening’s race. We hope you can join the fun! If you have any...

Yacht Rock the Dock

Seamen’s annual Rock the Docks summer party has a fresh look and location for the organization’s Centennial year: get ready to YACHT ROCK THE DOCK at IYRS’ Restoration Hall on June 29th.

RI's Ambassador of Sailing

Video Feature! marinemotion® caught up with Brad Read, executive director of Sail Newport, and got a little background on how the organization has grown, what's up for the summer, and his thoughts on the future of sailing in Rhode Island.

A Celebration of Yachting History

Decades Later, Champions Return to Claim 12 Metre World Title NEWPORT, R.I. (May 14, 2019) – When the 12 Metre World Championship takes place in Newport over July 8-13, it will celebrate one of the greatest classes in world sailing history. The...

Newport Boston Cruise

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Bermuda 1-2 takes off

Solo preperation work ahead of the 2017 Bermuda One-Two © Image courtesy for the Bermuda One-Two/Bill Shea An interview with Roy Guay about the 2019 Bermuda One-Two   by David Schmidt For most sailors, racing to Bermuda and then delivering the boat...

New York Yacht Club 165th Annual Regatta

Photo by Rolex / Daniel Forster https://nyyc.org/165-annual-regatta North America's oldest annual regatta will feature three great days of racing including the separately scored Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 14, two awards parties and one...

Plastic Bag Ban Bill Has A Downside

We have all worked hard to eradicate plastic bags from Aquidneck island and helped our neighboring communities to establish uniform and consistent ordinances to eliminate plastic bags, and promote stewardship of the environment. Rhode Island is proud...

Leukemia Cup Regatta

Take part in this year's 'Leukemia Cup Regatta'! https://www.leukemiacup.org/events/rhode-island-leukemia-cup-regatta Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Rhode Island is preparing for its annual Leukemia Cup Regatta! Get involved and help LLS achieve...

Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta

The 2019 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta & Newport-to-Bristol Feeder Race Part of the CYOA Classic Yachts Challenge & the Herreshoff S Class Centennial Series August 23-25, 2019 The 2019 Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta will take place...

Trump brings up new restrictions over travel to Cuba

The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The Treasury Department banned group...

On the Watch for Whitehawk

The 105’ Whitehawk, entered in the 2019 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, is making her way from Newport, R.I., where for many years she has been a familiar sight among other traditionally designed sailing megayachts, to the Great Lakes where such...

New PHRF Perpetual Trophy for Ida Lewis Distance Race

The Steve Benjamin’s (Norwalk, Conn./Jamestown, R.I.) TP52 Spookie, winner of IRC Class at the 2018 Ida Lewis Distance Race. (Photo credit: Michele Almeida/MISTE Photography) Click image to download The Swan 48 Dreamcatcher (left) from Mystic, Conn....

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

Cindy Walker sailing the RS Venture Connect at the 2018 Clagett Regatta credit Clagett Regatta/Ro Fernandez C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta Four weeks until sailors at the 17th Clagett Regatta hit the water in Newport ...

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...

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