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EVENT: Bermuda One-Two DATE: June 6-11, 2024 HOST: NYC

EVENT: NYYC Annual Regatta DATE: June 14-16, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Newport To Bermuda Race DATE: June 21, 2024 WHERE: Fort Adams (start)

EVENT: Newport Yacht Rendezvous DATE: June 22, 2024 HOST: Safe Harbor

EVENT: Women’s Championship Regatta DATE: June 28-30, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Offshore 160 DATE: July 12, 2024 HOST: NY

EVENT: 40th Anniversary Newport Regatta DATE: July 13-14, 2024 HOST: Sail Newport

EVENT: TP 52 World Championship DATE: July 16-20, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: NYYC Race Week by Roiex DATE: July 17-20, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Queens Cup DATE: July 21, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: New England Solo-Twin DATE: July 26, 2024 HOST: NYC

EVENT: Safe Harbor Race Weekend DATE: August 9-11, 2024 HOST: Safe Harbor

EVENT: Opti New England’s DATE: August 13-15, 2024 HOST: Sail Newport

EVENT: ILYC Distance Race DATE: August 16, 2024 HOST: ILYC

EVENT: CYC Around The Island Race DATE: September 1, 2024 WHERE: Jamestown, RI HOST: CYC

EVENT: Resolute Cup DATE: September 9-14, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Newport Int’l Boat Show DATE: September 12-15, 2024 WHERE: Newport, RI

EVENT: IC 37 NA Championships DATE: September 20-22, 2024 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Sail for Hope DATE: September 28, 2024 HOST: Sail Newport

EVENT: Finn North Americans DATE: October 3-5, 2024 HOST: Sail Newport

EVENT: Halloween Howl DATE: October 326-27, 2024 HOST: Sail Newport

NEWPORT RI, 2023 PAST SAILING EVENTS:

EVENT: 169th Annual Regatta DATE: June 9-11, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Around Aquidneck Spring Race DATE: June 17, 2023 WHERE: Tiverton, RI HOST: Twenty Hundred Club & Tiverton Yacht Club

EVENT: Newport Yacht Rendezvous 2023 DATE: June 23, 2023 HOST: Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

EVENT: Tiedemann Regatta DATE: June 24-25 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: 2023 Newport Regatta DATE: July 7-9, 2023 HOST: Sail Newport

EVENT: ORC Event DATE: July 14-16, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: IC37 National Championship DATE: July 14-16, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Newport Charter Yacht Show DATE: July 19-22, 2023 WHERE: Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

EVENT: New England Solo Twin DATE: July 28-29, 2023 HOST: Newport Yacht Club

EVENT: King’s Cup DATE: July 29, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Morgan Cup Team Race DATE: August 4-6, 2023 HOST: NYYC    

EVENT: Hinman Masters Team Race DATE: August 11-13, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Safe Harbor Race Weekend DATE: August 11-13, 2023 HOST: Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

EVENT: Ida Lewis YC Distance Race DATE: August 18-19, 2023 HOST: Ida Lewis Yacht Club

EVENT: NYYC Grandmasters Team Race DATE: August 18-20, 2023 HOST: NYYC    

EVENT: Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup DATE: September 9-16, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: Newport International Boat Show DATE: September 14-17, 2023 WHERE: Newport Yachting Center

EVENT: Safe Harbor Newport Brokerage Show DATE: September 14-17, 2023 WHERE: Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

EVENT: ILCA Masters North American Championship DATE: September 27-Oct 1 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: 2023 Sail for Hope DATE: September 30, 2023 HOST: Sail Newport   

EVENT: IC37 North American Championship DATE: October 6-8, 2023 HOST: NYYC

EVENT: 2023 Halloween Howl DATE: October 28-29, 2023 HOST: Sail Newport

For a summary of 2023 regional sailing events in southeastern New England click here.

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Friday June 21st

1200 - 1600: Starting Line Party

Doors will open for spectators at Fort Adams State Park at noon with music from The Ravers. Food trucks, the Regatta Bar featuring Goslings Rum and Whalers Beer and New England Fare, and Lawn Games will be open. Helly Hansen and TeamOne Newport will have retail tents open for business, and other sponsors will be there to welcome you as well.

1400-1600: Starting Line Live Show

Delivering an immersive viewing experience never done before. Expert commentary with North Sails' Ken Read and Jesse Fielding, and captivating aerial footage will bring the excitement of the start close-up for those onsite and online. The live stream of the Starting Line Live Show will be on a giant screen in the park and streamed on bermudarace.com.

1400-1600: The Race Begins

The fleet is grouped into classes and starting groups that will cross the line off the western shore of Fort Adams every 10 minutes starting at 1400.

Race Village Attractions:

  • Live Music from The Ravers
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  • Regatta Bar featuring Goslings Rum and Whalers Beer and New England Fare
  • Live Broadcast with Commentary on the big screen
  • Shopping with Helly Hansen and Team One Newport
  • Sailors for the Sea, The Sailing Museum, and other non-profit booths
  • US Golf Championship Trophy viewing and putting green
  • Artillery demonstration
  • Fort Adams open for tours
  • Oliver Hazard Perry Tall Ship tours

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  • Bike paths from downtown newport

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  • $24 Round Trip
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  • $30 all day or $20 one way
  • See jamestownnewportferry.com for details

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  • Operated by Oldport Marine
  • Departs from Perotti Park every 20 min starting at 11:00 am with 6 stops (see map)
  • $15 hop on hop off all-day

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The Ocean Race to Stop in Newport Again

  • By The Ocean Race
  • Updated: March 10, 2020

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Sail Newport and The Ocean Race announced today that for the third consecutive edition of the competition, The Ocean Race will make its only North American stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, in the spring of 2022.

The Rhode Island stopover will be one of ten stops during the eight-month 38,000 nautical-mile race around the world, which begins in Alicante, Spain, in October of 2021 and finishes in Genoa, Italy in June of 2022.

“This is terrific news for our state, again bringing global attention to Newport and Rhode Island as premier tourist destinations and promising to generate tens of millions of dollars in spending and economic impact,” says Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Governor of the State of Rhode Island.

“I am grateful that The Ocean Race recognizes the value of coming back to the Ocean State and equally grateful to our partner and the official event host, Sail Newport, which has worked hard to ensure this successful event returns,” she adds.

Sail Newport, Rhode Island’s Public Sailing Center, will organize the event and Executive Director Brad Read says, “This is the pinnacle event of the sport of ocean racing. These athletes are spending 24 hours a day for weeks on end transiting oceans in storms and calms and as a community we have the privilege of welcoming them to the only stop in North America. Our entire community will greet them as we have greeted seafarers for generations. We will welcome them and celebrate the human victory of overcoming monumental challenge,”

“Newport remains an iconic venue for generations of sailors,” said Richard Brisius, Race Chairman of The Ocean Race. “It is a town built around the water, and people here hold the race close in their hearts, which makes it a stopover to look forward to for all of our sailors and stakeholders.

“When you walk through Fort Adams State Park and down the streets of Newport, you feel enthusiasm and passion for The Ocean Race, and that’s something we take pride in and want to return by bringing a great event to Fort Adams again in 2022,” he adds.

“Fort Adams State Park is the ideal venue to host sailors and fans from around the world and highlight Rhode Island’s extraordinary combination of history, natural beauty, wind, and world-class public parks,” says R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit.

According to Read, the event had a wide-ranging economic and tourism impact on the community. Organizers released a detailed economic impact report that showed that the 2015 stopover generated an estimated $47.7 million to the Ocean State’s economy. Both events were huge draws for visitors, with over 137,000 people in the race village in 2015 and over 100,000 visitors in 2018.

“The Ocean Race is one of the three pillar events in the sport of sailing, alongside the Olympic Games and America’s Cup, and as such, it provides inspiration and motivation to sailors and sailing fans of all ages,” Brisius added.

“Even beyond that, The Ocean Race, along with Newport-based partners like 11th Hour Racing, demonstrates that sport can have an impact beyond the playing field. With a comprehensive and innovative sustainability program, together, we are leading the way in making a positive difference in our community,” he says.

The 2015 stopover in Newport marked the birth of the sustainability program for the global Ocean Race, an initiative that subsequently expanded to all stopovers in the 2017-18 race.

Coit adds, “The 2015 and 2018 race stopovers exemplified how to make large-scale, public events sustainable and also educated visitors about ocean health and the need to reduce the plastic pollution that fouls our seas. DEM looks forward to our partnership with The Ocean Race, Sail Newport, and all stakeholders in continuing to model green practices and confront environmental problems at the local, state, and global levels.”

During the 2018 stop, for example, at the Newport Ocean Summit, Rhode Island became the first state to sign the UN Environment Clean Seas Pledge, leading to a Governor’s task force on plastic pollution and a forthcoming state-wide ban on plastic bags.

Also, 14.8 tons of greenhouse gas emissions were avoided through the use of a biodiesel fuel blend for generators. At the same time, an alternative transportation campaign inspired 7,561 visitors to use bikes and water taxis instead of cars to visit the race village.

Charlie Enright (Bristol, RI), who grew up sailing locally on Narragansett Bay, has led teams in the past two editions of the event and has his sights set on taking on the challenge of a third race in the new, foiling IMOCA 60 class, with the support of 11th Hour Racing. He takes pride in seeing an event of international stature come to his hometown.

“The Ocean Race is a worldwide sporting event, and to host a stopover in Rhode Island is no small undertaking. I’d say it takes a village, but it certainly takes more than that,” Enright said.

“A successful event takes an active State Government that provides the infrastructure to host something like this. It means the City of Newport expanding its tourism season into late spring and the organization of Sail Newport – a small non-profit on Narragansett Bay – taking on the world,” Enright adds.

“It’s humbling and for me it’s a big point of passion and pride. It’s great to be sailing in and out of Newport, seeing all the spectators, and really having a home-field advantage in an event as international as this is a very special thing,” says Enright.

“At Sail Newport, we have seen the desire of the Rhode Island community to pitch in and help. The most emotional part of this event is watching our community embrace the race, the sailors and the excitement of the race village. That’s what keeps us coming back to host this international race,” Read says.

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Ocean Race global marathon starts Sunday, what you can expect when it reaches Newport

Editor's note: The following is a story provided to The Daily News by Sail Newport as part of a partnership ahead of the 2023 Ocean Race.

NEWPORT — Considered the most demanding sailing race on the planet, crews onboard high-performance racing vessels in The Ocean Race will circumnavigate the globe in six months, making stops in eight cities worldwide including Newport. 

The Ocean Race is an epic test of sailing skill, tactical decisions, navigation, boat handling and extreme mental and physical challenges. Before reaching the shores of the U.S., in May, the sailors will have to conquer 28,650 nautical miles (approximately 89% of the route) of open ocean racing between Alicante, Spain to, Cabo Verde, Cape Town, and through the icy depths of the ferocious Southern Ocean up to Brazil.  

Rhode Island-based team  11th Hour Racing Team  will participate onboard the high-tech IMOCA 60. Charlie Enright, of Bristol, is the skipper of "Malama." Also, Newporter Amory Ross will be onboard as the embedded reporter among other crew members. 

What's happening in Newport during Ocean Race stopover

A nine-day festival between May 11 and 21 begins at Fort Adams State Park and is hosted by Sail Newport , the state of Rhode Island, and 11th Hour Racing. The boats are expected to arrive in Newport from Itajai, Brazil, on or close to May 10. 

The "Ocean Live Park" is accessible to the public every day.  Visitors will be able to see the race boats up close at the dock, learn about the global race, and see the oceans of the world through the eyes of the crews.

The Ocean Live Park includes activities for all ages. Guests will be able to tour team bases; Try Sailing! onboard a Sail Newport J/22, participate in an immersive interactive ocean exhibit on ocean stewardship, and enjoy music, food, children's activities, special events, entertainment, and cocktail cafes.

The Ocean Race: Sail Newport fosters the sport of sailing for all

The In-port racing is a thrilling spectator opportunity off the shore of Fort Adams State Park. Racing takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday. May 18, 19 and 20. On Sunday, May 21, a send-off ceremony includes a dock-out show, a sailor parade, and entertainment. At 2 p.m., the fleet will take a "goodbye" sail in the bay as they jostle their positions for the trans-Atlantic race leg start to Aarhus, Denmark.   

The May event will be the third consecutive stopover of the global race in Rhode Island after visits in 2015 and 2018. An average of over 100,000 spectators came to see the racing and the village, with a total economic impact of approximately $70 million statewide, benefitting hotels, restaurants, transportation and other tourism services 

The Ocean Race aims to be the first climate-positive international sporting event. Organizers aim to support this goal by being a zero-waste event with a minimal carbon footprint. Educational opportunities will highlight climate solutions, restoration, and blue technology, with learning activities for all ages. The Newport Stopover will showcase the intersection of sailing and sustainability as led by its co-host and partner, 11th Hour Racing. 

Visit the websites for information on how to follow the race, event schedule, music, and entertainment line-up, receive updates, watch the news, and find a full resource guide to Newport: The Ocean Race Newport Stopover: https://theoceanracenewport.com.

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Classic Yacht Challenge Series Regatta

Newport Classic Yacht Regatta Presented by IYRS

September 2-3, 2023 - Newport, RI

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Number of Races: 3

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The 44th Annual IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta will bring classic yachts from around the world to Newport, Rhode Island over Labor Day weekend 2023 for two days of competition and camaraderie in the sailing capital of the United States. Come enjoy the best of Newport!

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The first of two regattas to be on the historic America’s Cup racing waters off Newport Rhode Island, is the XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport Trophy regatta, will take place from June 10-16 2024 at the prestigious clubhouse of the NYYC in Newport/RI.

The 52 SUPER SERIES was established in 2012 and quickly became renowned as the world’s leading grand prix monohull yacht racing circuit. 2022 saw the tenth anniversary celebrations back in Barcelona where it all began at the Trofeo Conde de Godo regatta in May 2012.

The 52 SUPER SERIES was developed as an initiative by three key stakeholders, respectively the owners of Quantum Racing, Azzurra and Rán Racing who enjoyed their racing in the TP52 so much, and could see a future in which the owners dictated the direction of the 52 SUPER SERIES; embracing all that they had enjoyed about the class and making racing for like-minded individuals and crews available in locations and venues enjoyed by all. Now the circuit usually consists of five regattas per season in Europe with regular early year events in the USA.

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard looks forward to welcoming to the 52 Super Series teams as the host marina for the XS 52 Super Series Newport Trophy Regatta and the Rolex TP52 World Championship 2024 in July.

The Ocean Race is returning to Newport

The Ocean Race will return to America's sailing capital in the spring of 2023...

The next edition of The Ocean Race will take place in 2022-23. Find out more .

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Sail Newport and The Ocean Race announced today that for the third consecutive edition of the competition, the next edition of The Ocean Race will make its only North American stopover in Newport, Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island stopover will be one of ten stops during the eight-month 38,000 nautical-mile race around the world, which begins in Alicante, Spain, and finishes in Genoa, Italy. Watch the video here

“This is terrific news for our state, again bringing global attention to Newport and Rhode Island as premier tourist destinations and promising to generate tens of millions of dollars in spending and economic impact,” says Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Governor of the State of Rhode Island.

“I am grateful that The Ocean Race recognizes the value of coming back to the Ocean State and equally grateful to our partner and the official event host, Sail Newport, which has worked hard to ensure this successful event returns,” she adds.

For the first time, Newport will be hosting two fleets, the IMOCA 60s, foiling boats which push the limits of technology, as well as the one-design VO65 class, which produced the closest race in history in the 2017-18 edition.  “This is the pinnacle event of the sport of ocean racing. These athletes are spending 24 hours a day for weeks on end transiting oceans in storms and calms and as a community we have the privilege of welcoming them to the only stop in North America. Our entire community will greet them as we have greeted seafarers for generations. We will welcome them and celebrate the human victory overcoming monumental challenge,” says Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport.

“Newport remains an iconic venue for generations of sailors,” says Richard Brisius, Race Chairman of The Ocean Race. “It is a town built around the water, and people here hold the race close in their hearts, which makes it a stopover to look forward to for all of our sailors and stakeholders. “When you walk through Fort Adams State Park and down the streets of Newport, you feel enthusiasm and passion for The Ocean Race, and that’s something we take pride in and want to return by bringing a great event here again.” “Fort Adams State Park is the ideal venue to host sailors and fans from around the world and highlight Rhode Island’s extraordinary combination of history, natural beauty, wind, and world-class public parks,” says R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit. According to Read, the event had a wide-ranging economic and tourism impact on the community. Organizers released a detailed economic impact report that showed that the 2015 stopover generated an estimated $47.7* million to the Ocean State’s economy. Both events were huge draws for visitors, with over 137,000 people in the race village in 2015 and over 100,000 visitors in 2018.  “The Ocean Race is one of the three pillar events in the sport of sailing, alongside the Olympic Games and the America’s Cup, and as such, it provides inspiration and motivation to sailors and sailing fans of all ages,” Brisius adds.  “But beyond that, The Ocean Race, along with Newport-based partners like 11th Hour Racing, demonstrates that sport can have an impact beyond the playing field. With a comprehensive and innovative sustainability program, together, we are leading the way in making a positive difference in our community.” The 2015 stopover in Newport marked the birth of the sustainability program for The Ocean Race, an initiative that subsequently expanded to all stopovers in the 2017-18 race. Coit adds, “The 2015 and 2018 race stopovers exemplified how to make large-scale, public events sustainable and also educated visitors about ocean health and the need to reduce the plastic pollution that fouls our seas. The Department of Environmental Management looks forward to our partnership with The Ocean Race, Sail Newport, and all stakeholders in continuing to model green practices and confront environmental problems at the local, state, and global levels.” During the 2018 stop, for example, at the Newport Ocean Summit, Rhode Island became the first state to sign the UN Environment Clean Seas Pledge, leading to a Governor's task force on plastic pollution and a forthcoming state-wide ban on plastic bags. Also, 14.8 tons of greenhouse gas emissions were avoided through the use of a biodiesel fuel blend for generators. At the same time, an alternative transportation campaign inspired 7,561 visitors to use bikes and water taxis instead of cars to visit the race village.  Charlie Enright, who grew up sailing locally on Narragansett Bay, has led teams in the past two editions of the event and has his sights set on taking on the challenge of a third race in the new, foiling IMOCA 60 class, with the support of 11th Hour Racing. He takes pride in seeing an event of international stature come to his hometown. “The Ocean Race is a worldwide sporting event, and to host a stopover in Rhode Island is no small undertaking. I’d say it takes a village, but it certainly takes more than that,” Enright said. “A successful event takes an active State Government that provides the infrastructure to host something like this. It means the City of Newport expanding its tourism season into late spring and the organization of Sail Newport – a small non-profit on Narragansett Bay – taking on the world,” Enright adds.  “It’s humbling and for me it’s a big point of passion and pride. It's great to be sailing in and out of Newport, seeing all the spectators, and really having a home-field advantage in an event as international as this is a very special thing,” says Enright. Read adds, “At Sail Newport, we have seen the desire of the Rhode Island community to pitch in and help. The most emotional part of this race is watching our community embrace the race, the sailors and the excitement of the race village. That’s what keeps us coming back to host this international race.” After the Newport stopover, the fleet will race the last, long ocean leg across the Atlantic to Northern Europe, before finishing the race in the Mediterranean in June. The full race route will be released in the coming days.

52 SUPER SERIES

Palm Beach Motor Yachts will be official MotorYacht Partner for 52 SUPER SERIES regattas in Newport, USA.

For the first time in its successful 13-year history the 52 SUPER SERIES heads to Newport, Rhode Island for the upcoming XS 52 SUPER SERIES Newport Trophy (June 10-16) followed by the Rolex TP52 World Championship (July 15-20) both hosted by the New York Yacht Club.

Both regattas are being supported by Palm Beach Motor Yachts. The company, founded  by internationally renowned yachtsman Mark Richards in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, is now a global leader in the design, building and sales of their performance focused range of prestigious motor yachts.

Inspired by classic and timeless yacht design, Richards is behind the current range of nine motor yachts ranging in size from 42 to 70 feet. Drawing from his racing boat experience he and Palm Beach Motor Yachts have developed models which are all lighter, stronger, and significantly more fuel efficient than the other motor yachts on the market.

Palm Beach Motor Yachts have become especially popular with sailors who appreciate not only their performance and handling but the high standard of finish, exotic materials and practical features.

Through their sales center in Newport RI, Palm Beach Motor Yachts are supplying two Motor Yachts, one Palm Beach GT60 and a Palm Beach 70,  chosen because of their outstanding  capabilities for exclusive use by selected guests of the regattas.

“The 52 Super Series represents the type of competitive spirit and drive for excellence that we appreciate,”

Says Mark Richards, founder, CEO, and Chief Designer of Palm Beach Motor Yachts.

“We’re proud to be a sponsor when the Series comes to Newport and will make our performance focused Palm Beach GT60 and flagship Palm Beach 70 available. Come see us!”

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Palm Beach Motor Yachts will be official MotorYacht Partner for 52 SUPER SERIES regattas in Newport, USA.

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Newport RI here we come!

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2024 Frostbite

Frostbite starts 1 January at the Newport Yacht Club. After 1/1 we will race every Sunday through April 14 excluding Easter Sunday on 31 March. We most often have 3 classes, depending on the number of competitors that show up on any given Sunday. We start setting up the boats, classes and course at 1130. Position from the previous weeks racing determines the class splits. The armchair sailors in the bar get the preferred bleacher seats.

COVID-19 and 2024 racing

Hopefully this finds you safe and healthy. If it becomes necessary, COVID requirements will be in place as directed by the officers of NYC and the state of RI. We anticipate a “normal” frostbite season and welcome sailors to use the clubhouse and Main Deck. Please, if you are not feeling well, have been experiencing any cold and flu like symptoms, please stay home. It’s only a sail boat race and not worth the risk to your fellow competitors.

NYC Member: $150.00 NYC Junior Member: $75 Non-Member Newport Resident: $200 Non-Member/Non-Resident: $225 Non-Member Junior (14-17):  $75  (must be 14 as of January 1 or with Frostbite Committee approval)

We are an informal, enthusiastic, sailing group and do our best to run as many races as possible with safety and sportsmanship our priority. We have a 20/20 rule that we do not sail if under 20 degrees or if it is blowing 20 and above – they are after all, only 10’ dinghies and that water is cold!

Frostbiting is Fun! Bea Grimmitt, Chair Mary Ann Jencks Caryn Cummings

Online registration not used for 2024.  Download the Registration Form below, fill it out, send to Newport Yacht Club, Frostbite, 110 Long Wharf, Newport, RI 02840. NO fee will be collected until January 1. You may also scan the completed form and email it to [email protected] or [email protected]. Any questions may be directed to either of the above email addresses.

Registration will be capped at 42 participants for 2024. First priority will be afforded to Newport Yacht Club members. Members may register now through December 10. Non-yacht club members who are past qualifiers must register between December 11-17. New sailors wishing to frostbite may request to register from December 17-24. A resume of experience with emphasis on dinghy sailing must accompany any registration form. Candidates will be advised of acceptance based on availability and skill level.

Sailing Instructions   Registration Form (updated 11/7)    Waiver form required for entrants under 18.   Download , fill out and submit to Frostbite chairman. 

4/15/2024 – Racing canceled today due to excessive wind.  Final results determined from last week’s racing. The mast, booms and boats were put away.

4/7/2024 – Twenty eight people and 10 races (5 each fleet).  Sunny day, nice winds.

3/31/2024 – EASTER – no racing today.

3/24/2024 – Sunny but strong NNE wind and puffy. 10 racers so raced classes of 5. Gardner Howe volunteered to be the one to go in the water today.

3/17/2024 – Sunny but windy. CANCELED, again!

3/10/2024 – Sunny, W 15-22 very puffy.

3/3/2024 – Sunny, NW to NE to N to SW 10-12 kts with a lull during the changes.

2/25/2024 –  Sunny 11-15 kts.  However Jonathan Thurston managed to go in; auto tack and kept on going. Only 6 races today.

2/18/2024 – Didn’t even show up to race.  Wind blowing out of the SW well over 20 knots with gusts into the 30s.

2/11/2024 – 9 races today.  Sort of sunny, NW 12 kts dying.

2/4/2024 – 12 races today. Sunny, nice winds.

1/28/2024 –  Wet and wind building/puffy out of the NE. 3 fleets total of 9 races.

1/21/2024 –  With the temps in the teens overnight and getting up to the low 20s by sailing time, the Crash boat was frozen.  So no racing!

1/14/2024 – No chance.  Blowing 20 to mid 30s and occasionally into the 40s and even 50. Maybe next week.

1/7/2024 – Only 4 races were held. Very puffy and building.  Ed Brady swamped (not TURTLED!) his boat in the first race.

1/1/2024 – Wind was a little too light for the first day of the 2024 frostbite series however two drifting races were held.  NE breeze up to about 5 knots.

Turnabout Ad from the 1950s! Courtesy of Joe Slawinski.

Rules of sailing articles.

There are a bunch of good articles about the Racing Rules Of Sailing on the Sailing World Magazine  website .

How to roll up the new Turnabout (N-10) sails!

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