Pre-Worlds | Waypoints Events

We are anticipating that many of the boats will arrive in Newport by the 1st of June. That being the case, there are a number of local and regional 12mR and open regattas in the month leading up to the Worlds. These include the following WAYPOINTS events:

  • New York Yacht Club’s 165th Annual Regatta – June 14-16
    • An open regatta that the America’s 12mR fleet typically participates in.
    • The NYYC usually gives the 12mR’s starts by division.
    • Boats wishing to participate in the Annual Regatta will need consult NYYC’s web site, and register when the event page becomes active.
  • Edgartown Yacht Club‘s 12mR Regatta -June 21-23 (now confirmed)
    • Edgartown the famous resort seaport located on Martha’s Vineyard Island.
    • Edgartown is approximately a 45 NM sail from Newport. EYC has hosted a 12mR regatta for many years. Their hospitality is great and they have good racing.
    • EYC provide dockage as part of their regatta fees.
    • Boats wishing to participate in the EYC event can make arrangements through the 12mR Americas Fleet.
  • Ida Lewis Yacht Club’s Newport Trophy Regatta -June 29-30
    •  A two-day, 12mR only event on the Worlds race courses.
    • Cocktail reception at Ida Lewis YC.
    • Pre-Registration will be set up on the Worlds website
  • Pre-Worlds hosted by Sail Newport – July 6-7
    • Two day event
    • Run by the Ida Lewis Worlds RC
    • Part of the Sail Newport Regatta
    • Pre-Registration will be set up on the World’s Web site.