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12 Metre World Championship

12 Metre World Championship Event Marks Largest-Ever Gathering of Historic 12 Metres in North America WHO: America’s Cup, Olympic and World Champions 22 teams from six countries (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 year in review, with more to come

We had a pretty huge year in 2018.. from the Providence Boat Show to the Newport Boatshow, here are a few highlights.  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW...

Siren Marine Partners with Freedom Boat Club of Rhode Island

Dick Cromwell of Freedom Boat Club RI at the helm of one of the newly Siren Marine System equipped club boats. Siren Marine, owner of the trademark for Connected Boat®, has partnered with Freedom Boat Club of Rhode Island to provide its advanced MTC™...

IRC/ORC World Championship in Newport 2020

The Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) working in cooperation with the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Union National Course au Large (UNCL), founding partners of the IRC rating system, are pleased to announce the approval of the New York Yacht Club to...

Discovery Deck Opening November 2018

Seamen’s is pleased to announce the grand opening of The Discovery Deck on the 2nd floor of our building in November 2018! The Discovery Deck is an interactive, educational exhibit showcasing the maritime industry of Newport and Narragansett Bay. ...

American Magic Taps Airbus Expertise

Airbus New York/Toulouse – New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup, set to be held in 2021, today announced aerospace pioneer Airbus as its innovation partner. As Official Innovation Partner, Airbus...

National Sailing Hall of Fame chooses Newport

By Sean Flynn Daily News staff writer Gary Jobson, the executive director of the hall of fame, said the Sailing Hall of Fame hopes to welcome visitors at its new location in the Armory building by May 2020, before the summer tourist season begins. ...

Sailing World Announces Boat of the Year

The Figaro Beneteau 3 was named the boat of the year by Sailing World magazine. Using innovative foil technology, the 35-footer edged the Mark Mills-designed IC37, which debuted on Narragansett Bay in September.

Solo competitors safe after dramatic rescue in Golden Globe Race

Two sailors competing in the Golden Globe Race have been rescued in dramatic circumstances following a fierce storm in the remote south-western Indian Ocean. Abhilash Tomy and Gregor Mcguckin were both dismasted in a storm that affected the entire...

Video Feature: Could This Be The Endeavor?

RIMAP | Is It The ENDEAVOUR? The 2018 Media Event at Gurney's Newport Marinemotion is excited to share this exciting news that is happening right in our backyard- and to be a proud supporter of RIMAP - a marinemotion® network partner Check out the...

Shark Attacks 12-Year-Old Girl Near Australia's Great Barrier Reef

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - A 12-year-old girl was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia's tropical northeast coast on Thursday, an ambulance official said, the second attack in the tourist region in as many days. Rescuers were called to Cid Harbour at...

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