2021 IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta

42nd Annual Regatta

Saturday, September 4, 2021 &
Sunday, September 5, 2021

The 42nd Annual IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta will bring classic yachts from around the world to Newport, Rhode Island over Labor Day weekend 2021 for two days of competition and camaraderie in the sailing capital of the United States. Come enjoy the best of Newport!

View full regatta overview on Yacht Scoring HERE. A valid 2021 CRF certificate is required in order to register.

Notice of Race

notice of series

2021 CRF CERTIFICATE

REGISTER FOR REGATTA HERE

PURCHASE AWARDS CEREMONY & COCKTAIL PARTY TICKETS HERE

2020 Photo Gallery Courtesy of Nancy Bloom Photography

SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 4, 2021
730-0900: Regatta check-in at Restoration Hall at IYRS, Newport
0930: Mandatory Skippers’ Meeting over VHF 
1155: First Warning Signal 

Sunday, September 5, 2021
1015: Classic Yacht Parade 
1155: First Warning Signal 
1800-2100: Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Party at IYRS

IYRS Newport Classic Yacht Regatta
AWARDS CEREMONY &
 COCKTAIL PARTY

Sunday, September 5, 2021
6-9 PM Awards Ceremony

Restoration Hall on the 
IYRS campus
449 Thames St.
Newport, RI  02840

Come celebrate with live music by Newport favorites the Honky Tonk Knights, open bar, and hors d'oeuvres at the water's edge. Don't miss the best Labor Day weekend celebration in Newport!

PURCHASE TICKETS

The organizing authority (OA) for the 2021 Classic Yachts Challenge Series (CYCS) is the Classic Yacht Owners Association (CYOA) in cooperation with the Organizing Authorities of these participating Series Events.

New for 2021

The Series will take place across three Racing Districts: "MaineMassachusetts" and ”RI, CT, NY”. To qualify for the Series, a boat must be scored in a minimum of 5 races and 1 of these races must be scored outside the vessel’s declared Racing District.  Note that some Series events have more than 1 race; it is races scored that count.

Thank you to this year's owners, skippers, and crews and to Regatta Chair Jens Lange (IYRS '10), PRO Peter Gerard, Bill O'Hanley & the Ida Lewis Yacht Club Race Committee, and to Jamie Hilton for his expertise and support.