163rd Annual Regatta presented by Rolex

163rd Annual Regatta Presented By Rolex

June 9-11, 2017
Newport, Rhode Island

Three great days of racing including the Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 9th. IRC, ORC, PHRF, One-Designs, Metre classes, S-Class, Multihulls and Classics.  

Metrefest (12 metre, 8 metre, 6 metre, 2.4 metre) is being run in conjunction with the Annual Regatta. Entry is through the Annual Regatta below and competitors are welcome to participate in all Annual Regatta social events. Ida Lewis Yacht Club will be running the 2.4 Metre Class racing. For more detail: https://metrefest.com/. Metrefest competitors must complete this online docking reservation form with Sail Newport by May 15th. 

Photo by Rolex / Daniel Forster

163rd Annual Regatta - Accordion

The Sailing Office will be using TextCaster, a push notification service, to send competitors vital regatta information, including postponement announcements. Competitors will also receive text alerts anytime the National Weather Service issues a relevant warning for Newport County. Sign up for these alerts by clicking here.

Day Date Time Event
Thursday June 8 1600-1800 Registration (weigh-ins if necessary)
Friday June 9 0830-1000 Registration (weigh-ins if necessary)
    1100 Course signals 
    1600-1800 Registration (weigh-ins if necessary)
    1800 Cocktails & Daily Awards party
Saturday June 10    0800-0900    Registration (weigh-ins if necessary)
    1100 Course signals for all courses
    1800 Annual Regatta cocktails
    1900 Annual Regatta Dinner (casual dress)
Sunday June 11 1100 Course signals for all courses
    TBD Rolex Awards Ceremony (after racing)