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Keep Your Weed Off The Waterways; Land Laws Don't Always Apply

By WeedMaps News' Thor Benson, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. Massachusetts lawmakers recently warned residents that though marijuana is legal in the state, it's still not legal to smoke weed out on the water. Indeed, across the United...

Excavation of the Endeavour

PREPARATION FOR 2019 THE EXCAVATION AT THE POTENTIAL ENDEAVOUR SITE The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), and the Silentworld Foundation (SWF) have again partnered to continue the study of...

Hurricane Season for 2019

Outlook increases for 2019 storms Courtesy of NOAA  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions are now more favorable for above-normal hurricane activity since El...

17th Annual CJ Buckley Regatta

SETTING SAIL: Over 150 sailors from across 12 states made the trip to the 17th annual CJ Buckley Regatta on Monday and Tuesday at Goddard Park and the East Greenwich Yacht Club. The yearly event was created by a small group of locals to honor Buckley,...

Ida Lewis Distance Race

Coronet and Aloha Divisions Announced for PHRF Teams in Upcoming Ida Lewis Distance Race NEWPORT, R.I. (August 3, 2019) – With an August 5 deadline for registration (to avoid a $100 late fee), entries are coming in at a rapid pace for the Ida Lewis...

Applications for the C. Thomas Clagett Regatta

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta Applications are open for the 2019 Clagett Boat Grant Program NEWPORT, R.I. (August 1, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic...

IYRS Graduates contributing to The America's Cup

America's Cup: American Magic get an injection of IYRS graduates by American Magic/Sail-World.com/nz Students at the International Yacht Restoration School at work in Newport, Rhode Island. The IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport,...

The Eagle Class 53

Is this the future of sailing? The Eagle Class 53 is a wing-masted cruising catamaran designed to fly on T-foils Not everything that flies is destined to scorch around an America’s Cup course. The future for sailing hydrofoils is surely about more...

America's Cup Delays and Reshuffle

Am Cup Rialto: Arms delay..Schedule reshuffle..Counting superyachts by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ 23 Jul 06:14 PDT 24 July 2019 The America's Cup continues to simmer away, with the teams saying little, publicly, after a round of meetings in...

Transatlantic Race Last Boat Crosses the Finish Line

Background: The Transatlantic Race 2019 started June 25 for the 2,960-nautical-mile course from Newport, R.I., to Cowes, England. Transatlantic Race: Final boat home Published on July 18th, 2019 (July 18, 2019; Day 24) – The Transatlantic Race 2019...

Boaters alerted to look out for sea turtles in local waters

Courtesy Yarmouth Wicked Local see the story here Sea turtles have returned to forage in Cape and Islands waters and local sea turtle conservationists are asking boaters to be keep an eye out for them and to report their sightings. Two...

Wizard continues magical journey with Transatlantic Race victory

by Bill Wagner courtesy Capital Gazette David Askew has logged an awful lot of miles as an offshore sailor – traversing the Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean oceans. Considering that experience, Askew has often wondered if he could handle an around...

Five Irish Sailors Participate in 12 Metre World Championship Victory

The 12 Metre Crew that included five Irish sailors Courtesy of AFLOAT website ... After five days of close match racing, America II (US 42), owned by the New York Harbour Sailing Foundation, pulled out a win in the last race on Saturday the 13th of...

12 Metre World Championship

12 Metre World Championship Event Marks Largest-Ever Gathering of Historic 12 Metres in North America WHO: America’s Cup, Olympic and World Champions 22 teams from six countries (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy,...

Plastic Bag Ban Bill Has A Downside

We have all worked hard to eradicate plastic bags from Aquidneck island and helped our neighboring communities to establish uniform and consistent ordinances to eliminate plastic bags, and promote stewardship of the environment. Rhode Island is proud...

Trump brings up new restrictions over travel to Cuba

The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The Treasury Department banned group...

On the Watch for Whitehawk

The 105’ Whitehawk, entered in the 2019 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, is making her way from Newport, R.I., where for many years she has been a familiar sight among other traditionally designed sailing megayachts, to the Great Lakes where such...

How To Cross The Atlantic From The Caribbean To Europe: A Primer

By early summer the peak Caribbean season is coming to a close, ushered out by a fusillade of big regattas. Then, with summer returning to the northern latitudes, crews begin the return leg of their migration back home. While most people focus on...

Spring commissioning

 Chaton got a huge makeover this season, while the Captain pretty much got a huge work-over :) But in the end we now have a new genset, some new interior coverings, a new pedestal guard, some new lighting, plumbing, and so much more.  Best thing...

IYRS Workshops Scheduled

The ability to diagnose and remedy the problems that occur in composites molding operations is a key element of quality and profit. This course details the problems that occur in composites manufacturing and the technical elements that contribute to...

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