Newport Harbor Guide — May 2009
Author: Timothy J. Mills
Welcome to Newport Harbor… …the finest natural harbor on the East Coast! The City of Newport is home to spectacular coastal scenery, awe-inspiring a..
12 Metre Class Welcome
Author: Jan D. Slee
You are cordially invited to participate in the year-long “12 Metre Golden Year of Racing” celebration, which will include numerous on and off water e..
statistics & notices Newport Harbor Light: 41º 29' 36"N, 71º 19' 38"W F. G. 33ft. 11M. White stone tower. Seamen’s Church Institute: 41º 29..
U.S. Coast Guard Notice
The U.S. Coast Guard enlists mariners for homeland security. Mariners can be valuable contributors to the protection of our nation by reporting su..
R.I. Boating Regulations
Boating Regulations The basics, as indicated in the reference guide to state boating laws Minimum operator age is 16. Adult supervision and educa..
Customs Instructions U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Customs and Border Protection CBP The following procedures delineate U.S.Customs and Bord..
Newport Harbor Tides
Link to local tides chart http://www.saltwatertides.com/dynamic.dir/rhodeislandsites.html
Welcome Mariners & Visitors
Author: Jack Grant
Located in the heart of the harbor district at 18 Market Square, the Seamen’s Church Institute has been a haven for seafarers and a vital resource on ..
In A Class By Themselves
Author: TOM SHEVLIN
Twelves: Timeless grace, raw power, and genesis of modern racing technology. It was a late afternoon in February of 1987 when Dennis Conner arrived..
12s Lost & Found...Some Restored
The “lion’s share” of 12s were constructed in the UK.Of the fifty built there, nearly half still exist. Twenty-one of those were built prior to 1930 ..
The 12 Metre Fleets
One of the most famous classes of yachts, the 12 Metre Class is comprised of active, sailing boats worldwide. The 12 Metre Class has an unusual dis..
Cmte. Gianfranco Alberini
In recognition of his leadership in 12 Metre yacht racing, the co-chairmen of the Golden Year of Racing and the 12 Metre World Championships wish to d..
Off to the Races
Regatta Venues The Golden Year of Racing encompasses a series of regattas from July to October 2009 at five different racing venues. Newport Tro..
A Letter from Gary Jobson
I first became aware of the America’s Cup in 1958 during the races between Columbia and Sovereign. Four years later,my family visited Newport, Rhode ..
Miracles Can Happen
Author: Mary Gilbane
Put together the brainchild of Paul Callahan and the generosity of Arthur Shlossman and you create a new paradigm not only for disabled sailing, but a..
One Sailor, One Boat, One Ocean
Author: KATIE THORPE
OSTAR The world’s oldest solo ocean challenge. Strong, prevailing winds sweeping across the North Atlantic, an adverse Gulf Stream, hazardous icebe..
Don't Give Up the Ship
“Don’t Give Up The Ship” took on new meaning last fall when Newport welcomed a futuristic looking black vessel to the historic waterfront. Towed by t..
URI Sailing Team Keeps a Winning Tradition Alive
Author: SHANE DONALDSON
Team will represent U.S. at 2009 Student YachtingWorld Cup in France The University of Rhode Island’s sailing Rams have earned a record unmatched b..
Six Metre World Cup
Author: PEGGY COMFORT
Sail Newport will manage this influx of 25-40 boats and their five man crews arriving from all over the world. The 6 Metre boats (6mR) will race out ..
Coaching Weekend in Newport
Recalling the Elegance of a Bygone Age: COACHING WEEKEND IN NEWPORT Authentic 19th century coaches drawn by matched and highly-trained teams of hor..
The Clagett Regatta
North America’s premier event for sailors with disabilities, the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, will return to Newport for its s..