2022-06-16 E-Edition

Keeping Oceans Healthy

During #Ocean Hour Week, students from across the state have had the opportunity to visit various ocean-themed exhibits including the ocean hologram (above), as well as Malama, the IMOCA 60 that the 11th Hour racing crew will sail in the Newport Bermuda Race and in the 2022-23 Ocean Race, due to make a stop in Newport . The exhibits at […]

Newport to Offer Digital Application Process

Applications and supporting documents can soon be submitted to the city digitally as Newport introduces a virtual process for all applicants. The option would extend to building and zoning, requests for events, and food and beverage licenses. “We are going to be shifting to an online application intake through the Viewpoint system, which is what we use for building permits,” […]

Rogers High Grads Broadway Stars Again

It was another banner year for Rogers High graduates, as a tradition that arose from the pandemic continued. The tradition began in 2020 when banners with the faces of graduates were displayed along Broadway as a way to celebrate the senior class. That continued last year when 170 posed in cap and gown for portraits with photographer Jen Carter. In […]

Public Gets Look at Planned Offshore Turbines

The public got a glimpse on June 13 at a planned 704-megawatt offshore wind development slated for just off the Rhode Island coast. Orsted North America, the subsidiary of the Dutch energy giant developing the Revolution Wind project in partnership with Eversource, hosted an Open House at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Institute in Narragansett. Experts presented details about […]

Boat of the Week

The 11th Hour Racing Team’s foiling IMOCA 60 racing yacht, Malama, is docked at Fort Adams, where fans can give their home team a proper sendoff for the Newport Bermuda Race on June 17. (Photo by Amory Ross)

Busy Bay

Oldest Annual Regatta Another Success

The New York Yacht Club’s 168th annual regatta, North America’s oldest, featured three days of racing last weekend, including a separately scored Around-the-Island Race on June 10, followed by two days of buoy racing. The competition spanned an array of classes, from the Maxi 72 and other ORC rated boats to PHRF, 12-metre, classic yachts, multihulls and one-design classes. More […]

Bay Events

June 17 Brooke Gonzalez Youth Sailing Clinic at Sail Newport with ILCA (Laser) Radials, I420 and 29rs. June 17 52nd Newport Bermuda Race, biennial race, 11 a.m. start, watch at sailonline.org. June 17 NYYC Women’s Championship Regatta, Sonars race, first of what will be a biennial regatta hosted by New York Yacht Club. n June 17-18 #OceanHour Week at Ft. […]

20th Anniversary of the Clagett Regatta

Sailors from across North America and the Caribbean are coming to Newport for competition in the 20th Anniversary of the C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. Clagett Sailing provides sailors with disabilities opportunities to have world class coaches and race management in place for a two-day coaching clinic and three days of racing being hosted by Sail Newport […]

Preservation Society Hosts Highclere Castle’s Lady Carnarvon

Lady Carnarvon knows a thing or two about historic home preservation. Since 2001, Carnarvon and her husband, Geordie, the 8th Earl of Carnarvon, have lived in and maintained Highclere Castle, the 5,000-acre estate in Hampshire, England that’s been home to their family for 300 years. Highclere Castle is now best known as the setting for the wildly successful PBS series, […]