Yacht fans, mark your calendars – you won’t want to miss this celebration of classic yachts coming up next month: The Annual Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta. For this year’s event, the 38th Annual Panerai Newport Classic Yacht Regatta (PNCYR) and the Panerai Herreschoff Classic Yacht Regatta (PHCYR) have been consolidated into a four-day celebration
IYRS School of Technology & Trades has announced that two impactful grants have been awarded to the school, one grant in the amount $670,000 from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation in support of the school’s Campaign for the Future of IYRS, and one grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car
IYRS School of Technology & Trades has been awarded an Industry Cluster Grant from the State of Rhode Island in the amount of $75,290 in order to begin the development of a “Mobile Maker Lab.” The traveling lab, a trailer equipped with high-tech maker tools, will visit high schools and prisons, providing short-term hands-on courses
IYRS School of Boatbuilding & Restoration will welcome prospective students and guests to an open house for the Boatbuilding & Restoration educational program at IYRS on Saturday, December 5th, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. IYRS students spend two academic years training to become advanced woodworkers through wooden boatbuilding in Newport, RI, a boating and sailing paradise.
The 1772 Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to the IYRS School of Technology & Trades to support the expansion of its Newport campus. IYRS is fund raising for a new, 20,000 square foot building and associated program development needs, such as equipment, tools, and curricula. The building will allow IYRS to consolidate its two
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
America’s most beloved Southern California rockers, The Beach Boys, will perform in Newport on July 11th at IYRS School of Technology & Trades‘ 18th Annual Summer Gala on July 11th. The IYRS Summer Gala attracts business leaders, financiers, entrepreneurs, government officials, Newport’s elite, and global yachts people in support of an extraordinary school training the next generation of highly