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CLUBSWAN 50 AMERICAN DEBUT HIGHLIGHTS 163RD ANNUAL REGATTA

NEWPORT, R.I. — It's become yet another tradition for an event that already has them in spades. On Friday, June 9, as it has for nearly 30 years, the 163rd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex will kick off the Newport sailing season and serve as a debutante ball of sorts for one or more of the sport's newest boats. This year, the focus will be [...]

INAUGURAL ONE-DESIGN REGATTA KICK STARTS SUMMER OF BIG DREAMS

NEWPORT, R.I. — A typical world championship regatta takes the better part of a week to complete. But for those aiming at the top step on the podium, the full journey can take months, if not years. After finishing second in the 2016 Melges 20 World Championship in Scarlino, Italy, last August, Drew Freides (above, left) started planning for this year’s championship, which [...]

IC37 ONE-DESIGN FLEET WILL GUARANTEE BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE ROLEX NEW YORK YACHT CLUB INVITATIONAL CUP

After a decade of incredible competition with the Swan 42 one-design, the New York Yacht Club is proud to announce the new class that will carry the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, sailing’s premiere Corinthian interclub competition, into its second decade, and beyond. [Mills 37 Sail Plan] Production on the IC37, designed by Mills Design with support from [...]

PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE CHARACTERIZE FLEET FOR 2017 ROLEX NEW YORK YACHT CLUB INVITATIONAL CUP

NEWPORT, R.I. -- This coming September, amateur sailors representing top yacht clubs from five continents will converge on the historic seaport of Newport, R.I., to contest the premiere trophy in Corinthian sailing, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. The fifth edition of this biennial event, which is scheduled for September 9 to 16 at the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court [...]

ONE GREAT CHALLENGE, ONE GREAT START FOR TRANSATLANTIC RACE 2019

Sailing's greatest Corinthian challenge has confirmed the start date for its next edition; and this time, every competitor will depart Newport, R.I., on the same day. The entire Transatlantic Race 2019 fleet will cross the starting line on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, bound for the southern coast of England. A virtual gate off Lizard Point will enable teams to challenge the course record [...]