News and Press
Youth Challenge Registration Is Open!
Registration for the 2013 Youth Challenge is now open. Come on out and enjoy the first major youth event of the 2013 season on Narragansett Bay, ..
New J22 Fleet for Sail Newport
Sail Newport is please to announce that an entire new fleet of J22s are being built now at Waterline Systems. The new fleet of 14 boats will be de..
Newport Selected as Volvo Ocean Race Stopover
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, State Leadership, Sail Newport and Volvo Ocean Race CEO Announce Newport Stop for 2014 – 2015 Race Pub..
America's Cup World Series Generates $38.2 Million for Local Economy
NEWPORT, RI (February 1, 2013) - The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation today released the "Large Marine Events Benefits Assessment Mod..
2013 Youth Program Registration
Sail Newport 2013 Youth Program registration to open January 15. Sessions will be offered for all levels of sailing instruction for ages five and ..
Sail Newport Celebrates 30 Year Mark with Special Events
Sail Newport will celebrate 30 years of public access to sailing this year as the organization was founded in September of 1983- the day after the los..
Lasers Active in Frostbite Sailing
A hardy group of New England sailors gather at Sail Newport every Sunday for the popular Frostbite Series. Run by local Laser Fleet 413, conditions ar..
Providence Business News Features Sail Newport
From the July 18, 2011 edition NEWSMAKERS Sailing center gives crucial boost to Newport tourism By Denise Perreault PBN Staff Writer ..
Netscape Founder Jim Clark invests in 2 RI Charities
Yachtsman Jim Clark Donates to Two Newport Charities NEWPORT, RI (March 15, 2011) – Yachtsman James H. “Jim” Clar..
Sail Newport to Host J Class Event
David Pitma (http://bwsailing.com/cc/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ranger.jpg)n, Secretary of the J Class Association announced that the first event in t..
Statement on America's Cup Venue Announcment
Over the last few months, Rhode Island has once again proved that it is a preferred site to host world-class marine events such as the America's C..
Sail Newport Launches New Website
Sail Newport is proud to announce that our new website is live. Now, along with our award winning sailing program, our web presence will be comensura..
Annual Meeting and Holiday Party, December 8th
ANNUAL MEETING AND HOLIDAY PARTY, DECEMBER 8th he Sail Newport Annual Meeting is a great way to say "thank you" to our volunteers, our membership an..
Opti Event Today in Perfect Sailing Conditions
The regatta is expected to be the third largest one-design regatta in the world this year. Jack Parkin (Greenwich, CT), who is eleven years old, l..
Coastal Living Newport Regatta
Saturday morning started off just like every other day earlier this week. HOT. Although the heat is uncomfortable, it is a great sign that the sea..
BMW ORACLE Racing 's Cup Tour/ Enjoying Newport Hospitality
Author: Jane Eagleson BMW ORACLE Racing officially wrapped up its America's Cup Victory Tour this week with a swing along the East Coast. ..
Youth Sailors Launch the Season this Weekend
Regatta Report As the results show, the talent was very impressive, and racing was incredibly tight, with several overall ties and very close resu..
America's Cup Trophy Returns to Rhode Island
BMW ORACLE Racing, winner in February of the 33rd America’s Cup, will return the oldest trophy in international sport to Newport, Rhode Isla..