IDA LEWIS YACHT CLUB

40th Annual

Newport Classic Yacht Regatta

Hosted by IYRS 

A Celebration of Classic Yachting in Newport, RI

Part of the Classic Yacht Owners Association Classic Yachts Series

Register for the Regatta
on Yacht Scoring

Purchase Cocktail Party or Awards Dinner Tickets on Eventbrite

All handicap yachts will race under the 2019 CRF MkII rating rule. All yachts must have a valid 2019 CRF MkII certificate. To secure your 2019 certificate, visit www.classicratingformula.com.

Aug 31 - Sept 1, 2019

 
NEWPORT CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA SCHEDULE

A Celebration of Classic Yachting in Newport, Rhode Island

The 40th Annual Newport Classic Yacht Regatta hosted by IYRS will take place over Labor Day weekend with racing in Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound on Saturday - Sunday, Aug 31 – Sep 1. The Organizing Authority is the Ida Lewis Yacht Club.

Note that the Herreshoff and Newport Classic Yacht Regattas will be on different weekends and will no longer be scheduled back-to-back as in 2017 and 2018. The Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta will take place August 23-25.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

 

8:00am - 9:30am

Check-in at Restoration Hall on the IYRS campus at 449 Thames St., Newport

 

9:30am

Skippers' Meeting in Restoration Hall

 

11:55am

First warning signal

 

6:00pm

Opening Night Cocktail Party

 

Featuring live music by Honky Tonk Knights and catering by Russell Morin Catering and Events. Free entry for anyone racing in the regatta (registration required). 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

10:00am

Classic Yacht Parade

 

Lead Boat: Rumrunner II, a 1929 Elco Motor Yacht

Rendezvous Point: Northwest end of Goat Island, line up behind Rumrunner II

Parade route: Around Newport Harbor, past the wharfs, IYRS, King’s Park, Ida Lewis Yacht Club and Fort Adams

Please Note:

All classic boats, motor or sail, are welcome to join the parade, even if they are not participating in the regatta. 

11:55am

First warning signal

 

6:00pm

Awards Ceremony Closing Dinner

 

Featuring live music by The Naticks and catering by Russell Morin Catering and Events. Dinner tickets are $50/person.

Please note that dinner tickets are not included in the regatta entry fee.

Please Note:

All social events are open to the public!

 

Event Sponsors

Gold Level

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Official viewing location of the

2019 IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta

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Bronze Level

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Supporter Level

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RHODE ISLAND SAILING

EVENTS COMMISSION

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Silver Level

 

Event Organizers

IYRS School of
Technology & Trades

Ida Lewis Yacht Club

Classic Yacht

Owners Association

 
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