Newport Race Headquarters
New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court (Newport, RI)
The Newport Bermuda race has contracted New York Yacht Club’s Newport, RI clubhouse to provide temporary headquarters for the 2014 race. Registration, media center, internet café and basic office services available to racers. P: 401 537-9156 F: 401 537-9157
Hours: Sun, June 15 1200-1600; Mon-Tue, June 16-17 0900-1700; Wed, June 18 0900-1600
Full service yacht yard featuring dockage, 330 ton lift, cafe and full marine engineering services. Also the site of the Gosling’s Party. Details available Spring 2014.
Shipping Container to Bermuda
Loads at Newport Yachting Center
A commercial shipping company has been contracted to assist captains and crews wishing to send gear, sails, etc to Bermuda.
Loading takes place at Newport Yachting Center on June 18 from 0900-1700, and June 19 from 0800-1600. (Gear will be available at RBYC on June 23.)
Return shipping available: loading June 27 & 28 in Bermuda with expected arrival in Portsmouth, RI (New England Boatworks) on July 7. Expect paperwork and other details in Spring 2014.
Resources for Families and Crew Visiting Newport
Newport County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Comprehensive information about visiting Newport
More information about Newport, including a section on dockage, marinas and moorings
On-line resource for Rhode Island yachting news, information, and resources for the visiting yachtsman
Lots of information about marinas throughout Rhode Island
PortBook Directory – Newport
A wealth of information useful to yachts in Newport — Marine services, restaurants, lodgings, sailmakers, caterers, marinas, marine suppliers, diesel mechanics, electrical services, etc.