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Monday, February 24, 2020

UPDATE – Newport Bermuda Race: “Champagne Conditions” for Comanche, Breaks Course...

Less than 24 hours into the race, Comanche is already through the Gulf Steam and pressing to break Rambler’s elapsed time record from 2012. “We’re in Champagne conditions,...

1772 Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to IYRS School of Technology &...

The 1772 Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to the IYRS School of Technology & Trades to support the expansion of its Newport campus....

RI Tourism Marketing Commission to Discuss Upcoming Volvo Ocean Race Stopover...

The Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover in 2018 will be a main topic of discussion when the Special Legislative Commission to Study Methods for...

More Than 50 Boats Win Newport to Bermuda Race Prizes

His Excellency, The Governor of Bermuda, George Fergusson did his duty Saturday night on the podium in front of Government House. The seasoned diplomat shook hands,...

Hiro Maru lends historical adornment to Transatlantic Race 2019

Ninety days from today—on Tuesday, June 25—a fleet of 20-plus yachts is scheduled to depart from Newport, R.I., and head eastwards across...

Sid Abruzzi Speaks at Salve Regina University’s Surf Club

Sid Abruzzi, owner of Water Brothers Surf & Skate Shop, took the time to speak about the history of surf and skate in Newport...

Nine Individuals Elected to Board of Governors for International Tennis Hall...

The following information was provided by the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum; NEWPORT, R.I., November 2, 2015 - Nine individuals hailing from varied...

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...

The 14th Clagett Regatta is in the History Books

The 14th C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, which finished on June 26, was attended by 22 sailors from Canada, Puerto Rico,...

RIMTA Launches Superyacht Crew Training Program in May

Individuals who would love to work on the luxury superyachts that visit Newport each summer before taking off for warm-water ports come fall now...

Argo Group Gold Cup to challenge crews in Bermuda beginning on...

The 68th running of the $100,000 Argo Group Gold Cup commences tomorrow with round robin racing scheduled. The matches in Flight 1 pit Poland’s Marek Stanczyk against...

Salve Regina University Football Will Play For New England Football...

Photo by Brooke Scoca On November 7th, Junior quarterback Brandan Basil completed 20 of 25 passes for 239 yards and three touchdowns (15, 11, 5) to...

Region’s best surfers battle in 2018 Water Brothers Pro

There was no shortage of professional sporting events in the Newport area yesterday. Over at Fort Adams, the seven boats of the Volvo Ocean...

Volvo Ocean Race switches to a 2-year cycle and a 2019...

The Volvo Ocean Race will switch from a 3-year to a 2-year cycle after the upcoming 2017-18 edition, a change that will provide more...

New York Yacht Club American Magic adds Airbus as its innovation...

Photo: New York, USA, 23 October 2018. Airbus Commercial Aircraft EVP Engineering Jean-Brice Dumont (R) and American Magic's Executive Director and Skipper Terry Hutchinson after...

Quarterfinalists set at Argo Group Gold Cup

When the Quarterfinal Round of the 68th Argo Group Gold Cup gets underway Friday morning the eight teams will bring an array of experience to the...

Tactical battles ensue as Volvo Ocean Race fleet navigates St Helena...

The famed anticyclone is renowned for dominating the South Atlantic and making tricky sailing for Volvo Ocean Race teams heading north or south. Constantly expanding...

Newport Bermuda Race opening headquarters in downtown Newport for 2020 Race

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee announced today that the headquarters for the next running of the 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race will be...

Grand Opening of Athleta set for Tuesday

The moment many have been waiting for is finally here, Athleta will open to the public on Tuesday, October 15th!

Holidays By The Sea, A Shop, Stay, Dine and Explore...

Newport's holiday season is right around the corner and with that comes a number of traditional family fun festivities and hours of sensational shopping...

Paddle For Access: Clean Ocean Access will host annual stand-up paddle...

Clean Ocean Access will hosting their 2nd Annual Newport Harbor Stand-up paddle board event, now called “Paddle for Access”, on Saturday, August...

Ida Lewis Distance Race returns in August

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...

Newly proposed Pawtucket Red Sox legislation would remove taxpayer risk

A revised approach for the proposed new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium that removes the risk to the state’s taxpayers will be considered by the...

Everything The Public Needs to Know About the Newport Marathon on...

The Newport Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 9th, and will feature a full marathon and half-marathon course through Newport and Middletown. The race will...

US Sailing Moving Headquarters from Portsmouth to Roger Williams University Campus...

US Sailing, the national governing body for the sport, announced on Thursday that they will be moving their headquarters from Portsmouth to Roger Williams University...