New England's Yachting Hub
As a yachting destination, Newport is hard to beat. The beautiful harbor, lively regatta circuit, charming town life and central location ensure that "America's sailing capital" lives up to its billing every summer. At the center of the action is Newport Shipyard. With the biggest lifts, cleanest facilities, and the most dock space in town - as well as a full-service yard, ship store, restaurant and fitness center all right on the harbor front - Newport Shipyard has become New England's yachting hub, attracting the best boats on the East Coast
The 100' state-of-the-art race boat Comanche was commissioned at Newport Shipyard on October 19. She was delivered to the Shipyard from Hodgdon Yachts in Maine to be fitted on her keel and have her mast and rigging installed. She is skippered by Volvo Ocean Race vet (and Newport's own) Ken Read. Click here to read on...