Sail Newport Summer 2020 – Reopening Operations
(Updated: July 7, 2020)
Check below for links to these programs:
Sailboat Rentals – 7 days a week
Adult Instruction – Available 7 days a week, members of the same household, reservations required
Try Sailing! – One hour introductory sail with skipper – available to household members, reservations required
Youth Program – Keelboat and dinghy programs up and running and we’re on the water having a great time! There may still be spots open for future sessions – if interested, email: firstname.lastname@example.org with name, age and experience level of child(ren).
(June 19, 2020, 12:13 p.m.)
Message from Brad Read, Executive Director
- Our summer youth and racing programs have been approved and will start on June 29th!!
- Youth dinghy training practices started in early June under the State’s Youth Sports Guidance.
- Household racing in J/22s has been a HUGE hit!
- Household rentals and lessons on the J/22s have been slowly increasing since the start of Phase II.
- Single-handed races and regattas were approved by DEM for us to run in June, and the result has been amazing racing.
Sail Newport Reopening Plan, May 8, 2020. 11:29 a.m.
Today an announcement was made by the Governor’s Office that will allow the limited opening of selected State Parks in Rhode Island tomorrow, including Fort Adams State Park, in Phase I of Reopening Rhode Island
Sail Newport has complied with the Governor’s Reopening Business guidelines and has developed an operation plan for the SN Reopening Plan Phase I for the prevention of the spread of COVID 19. All people who would like to access to Sail Newport to deliver, launch, work on or sail their boat will have to complete a Request for Appointment until further notice, so that we can help manage the numbers of sailors accessing the facility.
Access Sail Newport Reopening Plan and Request an Appointment via this PDF:
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In the Meantime – We continue to Get the Sailing Center Ready
We are working carefully to keep a safe-distance while at the same time launching and cleaning docks, getting the hoists ready and painting and rigging boats. When it’s time for the Sailing Center to open fully, we’ll be ready for you!
Next Race in the Virtual Series
The next virtual race is scheduled for mid May. We will post that information as it becomes available.
2020 Season Sailing Program Individual Messages:
BEG Clinic cancelled
Questions or concerns:
Executive Director, Brad Read
Youth Program Director, Kim Hapgood
Youth Racing Programs Director, Nick Ewenson
Storage/Dockage Manager: Nick Mauprivez
Events and Sales Manager, Emily Greagori
Regatta Director, Matt Duggan
Director of Development, Eve Formisano
Office Manager, Personal Membership, Accounting: Hannah Lasorsa
Marketing Director, Media, Business Memberships: Kim Cooper
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