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
Join us in Newport May 5-19 for the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover here in Newport, RI. The race village opens May 5th at 3pm and closes Sunday, May 19th. There are dozens of activities at the Race Village for kids and adults including educational exhibits, a Volvo Ocean Race movie theatre dome and much more! Click here for tons of detailed information:
The team at Newport Shipyard is actively following the Volvo Ocean Race! Join us by watching and cheering on our "hometown team", Team Alvimedica as they race the 38,739 mile course with 11 stops including Newport in May 2015! www.volvooceanrace.com
Lewmar is committed to growing the USA market and widening its footprint on the power and sailing yacht markets by offering greater access to its services and products for current and future clients. As such Lewmar selected Newport for its new office, "America's sailing capital" and a yachting destination of choice. At the center of the action is Newport Shipyard with the biggest lifts, outstanding facilities, and the most dock space in town, a prime location for many major refits to both power and sailing yachts and the hosts of the most prestigious mega yachts in the USA. Click here to read on...