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October 19, 2018

Sailing & Sports

International Tennis Hall Of Fame

Mark Stenning, Former CEO of International Tennis Hall Of Fame, Honored with Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Federation

In a special ceremony last night at the US Open, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored former Hall of Fame CEO Mark L. Stenning by presentation of the 2015 Golden Achievement Award. The Golden Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions internationally

America's Cup

Local Organization and Sailors React to America’s Cup Balloon Release

The America’s Cup is getting a lot of attention over the last few days, and it’s not because they’ve figured over how to encourage fans to follow along. In fact, they’ve inspired outrage from sailors, sailing fans, conservation groups and organizations. On August 30th, America’s Cup shared a video on their Facebook Page where organizers released hundreds

Spirit Of South Carolina

‘Spirit Of South Carolina’ Arrives In Newport, Seeking Volunteers

Spirit of South Carolina arrived at the Newport Shipyard in Newport this morning from Charleston, South Carolina to undergo scheduled maintenance. Tall Ships America, the national sail training organization in which Spirit of South Carolina is a longtime member, is issuing a request for enthusiastic volunteers to get involved in Spirit’s shipyard projects. All those interested

IYRS

VIDEO: Esteemed Makers and Craftspeople Share Insights During IYRS Roundtable

IYRS School of Technology and Trades recently hosted the 3rd Annual Mastering the Craft Summer Series Roundtable in Newport, RI.  The roundtable discussion, which shined the spotlight on the importance of the work and accomplishments of a variety of craftspeople and technicians, provided attendees insight into the worlds of esteemed makers and craftspeople. Roundtable discussion

Race The State

David FitzGerald Wins Inaugural Race the State

Forty competitors and teams took to the start line at 6am in the inaugural Race The State sponsored by BankNewport and Ocean Point Insurance on Sunday, August 9th. The new multi-sport event created and run by Manuka Sports Event Management, a Middletown, Rhode Island based business, had individuals and teams run 5 miles through Little Compton, paddle 3

newport gulls

Newport Gulls Drop Game One of NECBL Postseason

Photo & Game Report via Newport Gulls In the words of Mark Twain, “History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” The Newport Gulls showed that Monday, falling to the Ocean State Waves 6-5 at Cardines Field, and trail 1-0 in the first round of the NECBL postseason. It is the second straight year

Newport Gulls

Newport Gulls Fall To Mystic Schooners on Friday

Photo & Game Report via Newport Gulls Needing just two wins entering the week to clinch the Southern Division, the Newport Gulls were confident they’d have home field advantage come August. Instead, the Gulls (26-14) dropped their third game in a row, this one to the Mystic Schooners, 12-6. The Gulls scored first on a

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