Newport Sailing Events This Summer
July 10 and 11
Newport Regatta. Sponsored by Voile Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
National Melges Championship IC37. Regatta organized by NYYC, 846-1000, nyyc.org
July 17 & 18
Newport 12mR Regatta sail. Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
USODA New England Championship. Regatta presented by Sail Newport, Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
Monohull or multihull boaters 30 feet LOA or more are invited to register for the inauguration Safe Harbor Race Weekend Regatta; details can be found at shmarinas.com/safe-harbor-race-weekend.
Fool’s Rules Regatta. Wacky competition between ships built on site from non-marine parts. 9:00 am, Town Beach to East Ferry, Jamestown. 617-593-2117, jyc.org
The 17th edition of Ida Lewis distance race offers courses for ORC, PHRF and doubles sailors, as well as youth and college challenges. Participants have the option of overnight sailing or shorter distance races in the bay. For more information, visit ilyc.org/distancerace.
August 21 and 22
Newport Dinghy Regatta. Sail Newport’s Newport Dinghy Regatta has become so popular that it is now a two-day event; visit sailnewport.org for details.
August 21 and 22
NYYC One Design Regatta. 846-1000, nyyc.org
Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard is the location of Trawler Festival, a series of boat shows and seminars that includes three days of social events for trawler enthusiasts. Get details at passagemaker.com/trawlerfest.
Tandem events designed for disabled seafarers, C. Thomas Claggett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta challenges sailors at the intermediate to elite levels, while the American Para-Sailing Championships is the US National Sailing Championship for sailors with disabilities. Visit clagettregatta.org or ussailing.org/competition/championships to learn more.
August 28 and 29
New England J / Fest Regatta. The all-inclusive JFest regatta welcomes J / 80, J / 70, J / 105 and all JBoat classes interested in competing in the PHRF division for another J / Fest; visit sailnewport.org for more information. Presented by Sail Newport.
4 and 5 Sept.
IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta. 848-5777, iyrs.edu
Sail for pride. Sponsored by Sail Newport, Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
29 Sep – Oct 3
505 North American Championship. Sponsored by Sail Newport, Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
23 & 24 oct.
Halloween Howl # 1. Boat race sponsored by Sail Newport, Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org
30 & 31 oct.
Halloween Howl # 2. Boat race sponsored by Sail Newport, Newport. 846-1983, sailnewport.org