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College Sailing: Laser Nationals

About a month ago Sail Newport hosted a national college sailing event out of Fort Adams, the ICSA LaserPerformance Singlehanded Championship. This event hosted college sailors from across the nation as they competed in cold and wind for the women's and men's division trophies. It was early November but it was one of the first truly brisk days of the season, with temps barely reaching the 40s and...

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Castle Hill at Dusk

I work in Newport on weekends, something else for me to do and keep my own photography going! And after work one day, I decided not to jump back on the bridge and head over to the mainland, but to hang around Newport for a change and watch the sun set. So I took the scenic route along Ocean Drive and went to Castle Hill Light. I was lucky it wasn't the warmest of days and there weren't any major...

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Sail Through Newport Harbor

Over the past couple of month, between watching the Newport to Bermuda start and the AC45s racing for the America's Cup, I've been visiting Newport Harbor an awful lot, both by land and sea. And of course, I had my camera with me every time! While I was taking pictures of the races and competitors, I was also snapping away at passing spectators, charters, and day sailers. I liked a lot of these...

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Tall Ships in Newport

Just one great event after another this summer! The America's Cup in town, and now the Tall Ships just after the Fourth of July. That's right, the Tall Ships Festival was in Newport this past weekend, and certainly made it difficult to get to downtown Newport within a reasonable time frame. The streets were packed with families, visitors and even locals checking out the festivities and old ships...

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America's Cup in Newport! And a new camera

Oh the excitement! The America's Cup World Series has arrived in Newport and just about everyone is talking about it! The boats arrived via shipping containers in Quonset, and Tuesday I was able to get out on the water to check out the AC45's during practice. The great thing about visiting during the first half of the week was ACWS Village admission was free, parking was only $10 and there was no...

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