Auld Mug's first appearance in Newport was its farewell

By M. Catherine Callahan / Newport Daily News staff Twenty years ago today, the New York Yacht Club relinquished the America's Cup, the historic and prestigious yacht racing trophy it had proudly held since 1857. Men in blue blazers and women in sundresses attended the ceremony, which marked the Cup's first appearance in Newport. Although the America's Cup [...]

Profile of Olin J. Stephens

Written by and Published Courtesy of John Rousmaniere Yacht designer Olin J. Stephens is Member Number 1 in the NYYC’s seniority list, having joined the club in 1930, or 78 years ago. This summer, as part of the NYYC Race Week at Newport Presented by Rolex, the club will celebrate a Classics Regatta and Olin J. Stephens 100th Birthday Celebration on July 18-20. Race Week [...]

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