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160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX

160TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB ANNUAL REGATTA PRESENTED BY ROLEX NEWPORT, RI, USA – JUNE 13 – 15, 2014 JUNE 15, 2014 GETTING IT RIGHT ON FATHER’S DAY Though light, shifty winds had an unusual stronghold on this year’s 160th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, most of the 189 teams competing […]


Newport to Bermuda Starts Friday

Newport to Bermuda Starts Friday! By andrew · On June 18, 2014 The start of the Newport Bermuda Race is a spectacular sight from shore and also the water, with more than 150 boats maneuvering and starting off Castle Hill in ten classes. The first gun will probably be at 12:50, and the last start […]


New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex

MOMENTUM RULES ON A LIGHT AND SHIFTY DAY Sailors took to the low side of their boats in light air and rain during today’s Around the Island Race that kicked off the New York Yacht Club 160th Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. The 19-nautical-mile circumnavigation of Jamestown (Conanicut Island) was planned to be a brilliant […]


Tenth Anniversary Ida Lewis Distance Race

Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Race NEWPORT, R.I. (June 11, 2014) – Ida Lewis Yacht Club’s signature overnight competition, the Ida Lewis Distance Race celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2014. And to toast a decade of offshore fun for everyone, here are the top ten reasons why you should be on the starting line […]


SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is Newest Addition to America’s Tall Ship Fleet

Maritime History in the Making SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is Newest Addition to America’s Tall Ship Fleet NEWPORT, R.I. (April 14, 2014) – While lathes are turning in Washington State, dozens of riggers have begun working on the standing rigging that will faithfully support the three masts of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. The 200-foot square-rigged […]


Newport Charter Yacht Show

Newport Charter Yacht Show Presenting the Case for Luxury Chartering in New England NEWPORT, R.I. (January 24, 2014) – From June 23-26, the 32nd Newport Charter Yacht Show will showcase luxury chartering as an alternative way to enjoy picturesque, perfect-weather getaways in New England. Set in historic Newport, Rhode Island and managed by Newport Exhibition […]


International 12 Metre Class Americas Fleet

  International 12 Metre Class Americas Fleet Reclaiming the Past, Igniting the Future NEWPORT, R.I. (September 11, 2013) – The America’s Cup will be forever a fascinating contribution to the legacy of racing sailing, and while its current incarnation as a multihull (foiled at that) event kindles mixed emotions in the hearts of die-hard devotees, […]


Block Island Race Week

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (June 24, 2013) – Saving for a rainy day is a good idea in sailboat racing just as it is in real life.  That’s what early leaders were thinking today after opening races at the Storm Trysail Club’s 25th Anniversary Block Island Race Week. With 182 teams racing in 19 classes (four […]


The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

A Lively and Historical Tradition The New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex—the oldest regatta in the country—has entered the history books for the 159th time after two days of weekend racing (June 15 and 16) preceded by an optional and separately scored competition “Around the Island” on Friday (June 14). With 153 […]


Farr 40 Class at 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

Farr 40 Class Association June 14, 2013 Barking Mad Maintains Lead After Strange Day of Racing in Farr 40 Class at 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, presented by Rolex  Greetings!     NEWPORT, R.I. – Mother Nature can work in mysterious ways. When the nine boats competing in Farr 40 class headed out to […]