Tag Archives : Newport


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 […]


Newport Charter Yacht Show

Newport Charter Yacht Show Names YachtAid Global as Charitable Partner for Second Year NEWPORT, R.I. (May 8, 2013) – Producers of the Newport Charter Yacht Show are pleased to announce that “YachtAid Global” – yachting’s humanitarian charity – has been chosen as the non-profit partner for the second consecutive year.   A favorite event among brokers, […]


Newport, Rhode Island will host the Volvo Ocean Race

Newport, Rhode Island will host the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time after winning a place on the route for the 12th edition of sailing’s premier round-the-world challenge in 2014-15. The Race will reach Newport, one of the world’s sailing capitals, around May 2015 after a stop in Itajaí, Brazil. From Newport, the teams […]


Ida Lewis Yacht Club in Newport, R.I.

NEWPORT, RI (February 4, 2013) — The ninth edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race challenges sailors of all ages and experience levels to try offshore racing by competing in the popular overnighter that starts and finishes at Ida Lewis Yacht Club in Newport, R.I.  Scheduled for a 1 p.m. start on Friday, August 16, […]