Events & Things to Do in Newport, RI

35th Annual 2019 Newport Regatta

Newport, RI July 6 - July 7

The 2019 Newport Regatta will mark the 35th running of our signature annual event. Sail Newport has a long history of hosting this East Coast keynote event for one-design classes where we live by our motto: "More Racing, Less Waiting, Cold Beer"  Invited Classes: 12 Metre, Melges IC 37, J/109… SEE MORE

2019 12 Metre World Championship

Newport, RI July 8 - July 13

The International 12 Metre Class’ 2019 World Championship will be held in Newport, Rhode Island (USA) from July 8- 13, hosted by the Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club. It will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metre yachts in the United States featuring more than… SEE MORE

Ida Lewis Distance Race

Newport, RI August 16

A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August 16, 2019. Classes for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer sail between 104 and 177 nm depending… SEE MORE