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NYYCAR: Off to a Good Start

June 16th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 15, 2013) – For today’s opening races of the 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex a northeasterly that had kept things moving yesterday in the Around the Island Race slowly died before being replaced by a light southwesterly.  It made for a long day on the water for


NYYCAR: A Prize of a Day

June 14th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 14, 2013) – After yesterday’s severe weather warnings for today, northeasterly winds of 20 knots and intermittent sunshine came as a welcomed surprise at the start of the Around the Island Race, a Friday prelude to this weekend’s 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex. The 19 nautical mile


Bracing for epic day on Narragansett Bay

June 13th, 2013

Newport, RI (June 13, 2013) – A record 154 yachts are preparing to take part in the three-day159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, and Friday will seem like rush hour on Narragansett Bay when 94 of those entries gather for the start of the event’s optional Around the (Conanicut) Island Race.


Time zones and flushing toilets

May 30th, 2013

Newport, RI (May 30, 2013) -Many of the 20 yacht club teams that will compete in the 2013 New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup presented by Rolex will cross numerous time zones to get to the starting line, but four – Yacht Club Argentino (Buenos Aires, ARG), the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (Sydney, AUS),


Bodacious Dream wins 2013 Atlantic Cup

May 27th, 2013

Newport, RI (May 26, 2013) – Bodacious Dream (USA), skippered by Dave Rearick and Matt Scharl, held on to first place overall in the 2013 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing after a tight weekend of inshore racing that saw Bodacious Dream and #121 Lecoq Cuisine trading places. The weather over both days delivered


The Atlantic Cup: Inshore series this weekend in Newport

May 24th, 2013

The 2013 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing will host the final event of its three stage tour – the inshore series racing in Narragansett Bay in Newport, R.I. this Saturday and Sunday (May 25-26). Currently Bodacious Dream (USA) holds a four point lead over second place Lecoq Cuisine (FRA/NZ) and four third place


159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex

May 8th, 2013

Interrupted only by war, the 159th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, scheduled for June 14-16, has continued its historic legacy for well over a century and a half, making it the oldest regatta in the country. Equally impressive is its delivery of hard-core racing and sporting camaraderie at one of sailing’s


Providing competitive opportunities for disabled sailors

May 8th, 2013

Newport, R.I. (May 7, 2013) – Building on a decade of success in providing training and competitive racing opportunities for sailors with disabilities, the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta will be held for the 11th consecutive year from June 27-30, 2013, at Sail Newport’s facility in Fort Adams State Park. Collectively, six


The fan-favorite – Ida Lewis Distance Race

May 6th, 2013

Ida Lewis Distance Race Sailors Plan Early for Newport Sailing Season’s Grand Finale This summer, Newport, R.I. will wrap up another busy sailing season with the fan-favorite Ida Lewis Distance Race. In its ninth edition, this popular overnight competition starts on August 16th and takes sailors on one of four coastal courses – between 104nm

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