2014 Classic Yacht Parade in Newport

2013 Regatta, photo/Newport Museum of Yachting
2013 Regatta, photo/Newport Museum of Yachting

The Newport Classic Yacht Parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 31 from the harbor entrance. On moving display around the harbor will be a beautiful collection of as many as 50 classic yachts, both sail and power, representing the best of classic yacht design and construction. This is an opportunity for boat lovers as well as for anyone who appreciates beauty, craftsmanship and nautical history.

Good vantage points include the Goat Island Marina dock, Bowen’s Wharf, Bannister’s Wharf, The Newport Yachting Center dock, King’s Park Pier and the Alofsin Piers and Sail Newport Waterfront Center at Fort Adams. The yachts will be vying to win the coveted Classic Yacht Parade awards including “Best Sail”, “Best Power”, “Most patriotic” and “Best Costumes”.

Visit the Newport Classic Yacht Parade website for the Notice of Race and registration forms