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7 Tips for the beginner sailor

There are the obvious things you need when you go sailing: sunscreen, a hat, a windbreaker, non-skid shoes, and wind. However, what do you really need to be ready to head out on the water? These are a few sailing tips to keep you safe and that ensure...

Ida Lewis to host 12 Meter World Championship

NEWPORT, RI - The 12 Metre Pre-Worlds Regatta and 12 Metre World Championship (organized by the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) America’s Fleet and hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club) promises the largest-ever...

America's Cup: Dry laps in the Mule

Top America's Cup correspondent, Bernie Wilson spoke with NYYC American Magic skipper and CEO, Terry Hutchinson to get an update on the team's progress at their Florida winter base. The New York Yacht Club team is working up towards the 36th America's...

50 days to 50 knots: The countdown to San Francisco SailGP starts now

See the full story here: San Francisco SailGP © SailGP In just under 50 days, SailGP will debut on U.S. waters, expecting to break sailing's elusive 50-knot barrier (60 mph) when its six supercharged F50s take flight on San Francisco Bay. SailGP...

RI Marine Archeology Project Meeting - Portsmouth

RIMAP ANNUAL MEETING SET​ Saturday, March 30, 2019 3-4:30 p.m. Town Council Chambers, Portsmouth Town Hall  2200 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI  Agenda includes: General business meeting Review of 2018 activities and 2019 plans Volunteer awards...

Returning the America's Cup To The USA

Newport, RI - New York Yacht Club has been absent from the  America’s Cup since the 2003 edition in Auckland, New Zealand. But now with the launch of their American Magic team, they are returning in 2021 to the event and the venue to return the trophy...

Registration Announced For Pan American Games

BRISTOL, R.I. (March 15, 2019) – In an effort to ensure the proper, fair inclusion of qualified sailors at the XVIII Pan American Games (PAGs), US Sailing is announcing an important requirement for individuals interested in competing at the event. ...

Ida Lewis Distance Race

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 6, 2019) – 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 Friday, August 16, 2019. Classes for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and...

America's Cup: Debunking The Myth

We have read the story many times. Of how the schooner America, newly arrived from across the Atlantic in the year of the Great Exhibition, trounced the best of British yachting in a race around the Isle of Wight. And of how her owner, Commodore John...

Ficker Cup: A Bridge To The Show

While the Match Racing World Championship and the World Match Racing Tour might be in shambles with no plan for 2019, elite match racing is alive and well in Southern California as the 55th edition of the Congressional Cup prepares to host the Grade 1...

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 28, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, being held June 18-23 at Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park, is pleased to announce that the 2019 Clagett will include the Martin 16 class, a single handed...

Supporting women and girls in sailing

On 2019 International Women’s Day, the World Sailing Trust announced today it will receive funding for a project looking to support women and girls in sailing. The project will explore gender parity across the sport and within the sailing industry and...

America’s Cup challenger partners with IYRS

IYRS graduate and American Magic boatbuilder James Allsopp of Annapolis, MD work at the team's production facility in Bristol [photo by Armory Ross/American Magic Courtesy Newport Daily News NEWPORT — The Rhode Island-based America’s Cup challenger,...

A chance to sail into a new career

NEWPORT — More than a decade ago, the IYRS School of Technology & Trades held informal gatherings matching students and alumni with employers in the marine trades. It went so well, the boat-building school opened the event to the public, and it has...

Capt Joe blows the horn

I've just started humming some famous band's tune, "Here Comes the Sun... "  as we welcome some new crew to the marinemotion family, and begin to dive into the new season with great excitement. Winter's grip in the great Northeast is starting to...

TESTED: Furuno 1st Watch Wireless Radar

We install and use the world's first wireless radar, the Furuno DRS4W. Just $995 (code: WIRELESS100) at PacificNWBoaterTESTED.com

Helly Hansen Presenting Partner for 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show

Newport, RI - Newport Shipyard is proud to announce that Helly Hansen Newport, the oldest Helly Hansen licensed store in North America, owned by Jay Lasky, has signed on for the fourth straight year as the presenting partner of the 2019 Newport Charter...

A year in review, with more to come

We had a pretty huge year in 2018.. from the Providence Boat Show to the Newport Boatshow, here are a few highlights.  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW...

12 Metre World Championship Set for Newport in July

With a little over eight months to go, Ida Lewis Yacht Club, the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) America’s Fleet and the 12 Metre Yacht Club are gearing up for the largest-ever gathering of historic 12 Metre yachts in the U.S. at the 2019...

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