10-Jun-2017

Newport MetreFest 2017

A new regatta for International Rule sailing yachts is being held in Newport June 9-11th. Sail Newport is providing docks for all the MetreFest entries that range  from 13' long 2.4 Metres to the 70' l2 Metres.  Sailors and spectators are welcome to walk the docks and view the classic and modern yachts.  All four of America's Cup Charters fleet; Weatherly, Nefertiti, American Eagle and Intrepid are racing.  This is the first North American regatta of the Internatioanl Twelve Metre Associations's Road to the Worlds Waypoints Series, a three year Interantiaonal 12 Metre competition culminating in Newport for the 2019 l2 Metre World Championship.  Stay tuned!!

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