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Patriot, American Magic’s second AC75, lands in Auckland

By Will Ricketson, Communications Director for New York Yacht Club American Magic Auckland, New Zealand - New York Yacht Club American Magic, a Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, took delivery...

Ida Lewis Yacht Club recognized by Newport City Council

Newport, RI - On Monday, August 31 at Ida Lewis Yacht Club (ILYC), members of the 2019 12mR World Championship Organizing Authority were recognized by the City of Newport with a Resolution...

Sailing Salute to Hometown Heroes: Teams from Newport Hospital, Fire & Police to race...

Written by: Julie Lassy, America's Cup Charters America’s Cup Charters is pleased to host The Hometown Heroes Regatta. Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:30-4:30 pm. In recognition...

The Ocean Race to host a Summit on ocean health in Newport on September...

Source: The Ocean Race The next edition of The Ocean Race Summits will be an engaging, interactive, virtual conference, based out of Newport, RI, where the Summit concept was pioneered...
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On This Day In Newport History – August 27, 1995: Tiger Woods Wins 1995...

In celebration of the U.S. Amateur Championship centennial, the Newport Country Club hosted the 1995 U.S. Amateur Championship. At age 19, Tiger Woods became the ninth player to win back-to-back Amateur championships when he defeated  Buddy...

Sail For Hope to take place on September 12, will benefit three local nonprofits

By Kim Cooper, Sail Newport Every year since the 9-11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., Rhode Island's sailing community has gathered to fundraise for others in need with the...

New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta moved to October

Source: New York Yacht Club NEWPORT, R.I. – Sail long enough and you're sure to have a leg where all factors conspire against you: the wind, the tide,...

Newport Polo to host Champagne Cup on Saturday

Portsmouth, RI - The Newport International Polo Series will host the Champagne Cup on Saturday, August 22 at 5 pm, with the home team facing its next rival – NYC, vying for the newly minted Champagne Cup,...

93rd Conanicut Yacht Club Around the Island Race is on

By Kate Wilson Somers In a summer of social distancing, getting out on the water has been a release for many sailors. Conanicut Yacht Club's Annual Around-the-Island Race on...

Ida Lewis Distance Race: A triumph in trying times

A total of 65 boats started the 2020 Ida Lewis Distance Race presented by Jeanneau America on Saturday, August 15 in a building northeasterly that dished out 20-22 knots of breeze (and a few knock-down gusts)...

11th Hour Racing Team arrive in Newport after Atlantic crossing

After thirteen days at sea, 11th Hour Racing Team have arrived home to Newport after a successful delivery from Concarneau, France. Their refurbished 60-foot monohull, skippered by Charlie Enright (USA), slipped into...

Ida Lewis Distance Race: Record-breaking number of entrants for summer favorite

The Ida Lewis Distance Race presented by Jeanneau America and scheduled for Saturday, August 15, has a record-breaking 74 entries, indicating how much sailors are itching to compete and embrace any and all event modifications that the...

Newport Polo to host ‘Hurricane Cup’ on Saturday

The Newport International Polo Series will host the Hurricane Cup on Saturday, August 8 at 5pm, as the home team faces its next rival in a tempestuous series of challengers this month.

Mayflower II cancels Newport visit

Mayflower II was scheduled to depart New Bedford's State Pier on Thursday morning, August 6, for a planned port visit to Newport's Fort Adams State Park. The ship was originally scheduled to...

Aquidneck Land Trust will host its annual golf tournament on September 14

Middletown, RI - Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) will host its eighteenth annual golf tournament on Monday, September 14, at Newport National Golf Club in Middletown, RI. The tournament raises funds to support future conservation...

Newport Polo to host Newport vs Boston on Saturday

Portsmouth, RI - The Newport International Polo Series will host Newport vs. Boston on Saturday, August 1 at 5 pm, as the home team faces its 2nd City Series opponent of the season.

Gerry Goldstein: The other ‘Curse of the Bambino’

Baseball players wearing masks, a shortened season, empty seats in the stands, a key Red Sox pitcher getting sick. This is the outlook as a new and bizarre season...

Next edition of The Ocean Race moved to 2022-2023

Organisers of The Ocean Race have confirmed the next edition of the Race will start from Alicante, Spain, in October 2022 and finish in Genova, Italy, in the summer of 2023 during...

Ten CCRI Student-Athletes named NJCAA Academic All-Americans

Warwick, RI - The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) announced today that ten student-athletes from their school have qualified as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic All-Americans for the 2019-20...

International Tennis Hall of Fame launches “Your Name in the Hall of Fame” fundraising...

By International Tennis Hall Of Fame The International Tennis Hall of Fame is inviting tennis fans around the globe to come together in support of the sport even while...

Arizona Cardinals owner released from Newport Hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus

Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill, who tested positive for the coronavirus last week, has been released from Newport Hospital. Bidwill, 55, had been traveling for a few weeks on the East...

Newport Polo to host Vanderbilt Cup on July 11

The Newport International Polo Series will host the Vanderbilt Cup Presented by Vanderbilt International Properties on Saturday, July 11 at 5 pm, in a rivalry that dates back to the Gilded Age, pitting the Vanderbilts against the Astors in an...

COVID-19 forces cancellation of 2020 Resolute Cup

Today, the New York Yacht Club announced that the sixth edition of the Resolute Cup, a Corinthian Championship for U.S. Yacht Clubs, will be canceled. The regatta was scheduled for September 14...

Newport Polo to host Independence Cup on Saturday

The Independence Cup will return this Saturday, July 4 at 5pm in the Newport International Polo Series, setting the stage for a friendly 6-chukker rivalry between political foes for the celebration of the birth of our nation's independence...

CCRI Athletic Department names 45 student-athletes to its Honor Roll with 34 earning prestigious...

Courtesy of CCRI Warwick, RI – The Community College of Rhode Island’s Athletic Department named 45 student-athletes to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Spring 2020 semester, 34...