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July 23, 2017

Sailing & Sports

Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters, Monique Kalkman, Steve Flink and Vic Braden Will Be Inducted into Tennis Hall Of Fame Today

Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick, Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, Steve Flink, and the late Vic Braden will be the recipients of tennis’ highest honor when they are inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame today (Saturday, July 22nd) at 12 pm.    A group of Hall of Fame tennis legends and a sold-out stadium of

Candy Store Cup: Stunning Superyachts to Race From Newport Shipyard, July 27-29

For the second year running, the Candy Store Cup Superyacht Edition will showcase some of the world’s most spectacular yachts racing in a regatta designed specifically for them. The event, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, July 27-29, is organized and hosted by Newport Shipyard and Bannister’s Wharf, which partnered last year to consolidate the Newport Bucket and Candy Store

Newport Trophy Regatta to Host Ten Historic 12 Metres

As the second “Americas fleet” event in the ROAD TO THE WORLDS Waypoint Series, the Newport Trophy Regatta will take place July 20-23 in Newport, R.I. Hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club, the event is for 12 Metre yachts, which are collecting points in a global series leading up to the next 12 Metre World Championship, scheduled for Newport

Newport Polo

Newport Polo Hosts Polo on Saturday and Sunday this Weekend

This weekend the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW, will feature two matches: Newport vs. Pittsburgh on Saturday, July 15 at 5 pm, and the All Charity Day Match on Sunday, July 16 at 5 pm.   For Saturday’s match, the Pittsburgh team has journeyed from afar with a steely resolve in hopes of sacking Newport this year, with Steelers Nation in tow. This match is the second in

Quantum Sails Acquires Middletown-Based Hood Sailmakers

Quantum Sails today announced on Tuesday that it has completed an agreement with Middletown-based Hood Sailmakers to acquire the company’s sailmaking rights and manufacturing assets. The acquisition, which includes occupancy of Hood’s world headquarters at 23 Johnny Cake Hill Rd in Middletown, will increase Quantum’s global sailmaking capacity and provide a new home base for

Italy to Challenge USA This Weekend in the Newport International Polo Series

On Saturday, July 8 at 5 pm, Italy will make its sixth campaign to capture the silver trophy against USA, with its most formidable team to date in the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW.   Playing for Italy will be captain Marco Elser, and Roman teammates Massimo Elser, Peter Elser, Lanfranco di Campello and Marcos Antinori, fresh from a victorious tournament in Italy last week.   “This team is hungry for something more

NBC Sports Films to Premiere ‘Courageous’ on Saturday

Documentary Chronicles Media Pioneer Ted Turner’s Quest to Win the 1977 America’s Cup in Newport. NBC Sports Films will premiere Courageous, a one-hour documentary which chronicles media pioneer and sailing maverick Ted Turner’s quest to win the 1977 America’s Cup, this Saturday (June 17th) at 2:30 p.m. on NBC. The special will air immediately following NBC’s

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