Thursday, July 30, 2015

Ida Lewis Distance Race Announcement

Ida Lewis Distance race start off Newport, RI (Newport, RI)- Featuring four coastal race courses between 104 nm and 177 nm, the Ida Lewis Distance Race is the perfectly designed overnighter for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer. Its round-trip course starts and finishes off the historic Ida Lewis Yacht Club and includes turning marks at Castle Hill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point, Martha's Vineyard and Buzzards Tower.

Both grand prix racers and cruising sailors have come to love and embrace this August tradition, which also offers special trophies for a Youth Challenge and Collegiate Challenge.

The eleventh edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled for Friday, August 14, 2015. It is a qualifier for the New England Lighthouse Series (PHRF); the Northern and Double-Handed Ocean Racing Trophies (IRC); and the US-IRC Gulf Stream Series Competitors are invited to enjoy the Awards Ceremony and cocktail party with their family and friends on the deck of Ida Lewis Yacht Club Saturday evening.  For more Ida Lewis Distance Race sailing information