For the third year since 2016, twelve of the world’s most beautiful yachts sailed to Newport, RI for the 2019 Candy Store Cup superyacht regatta July 26 and 27. Light winds, sunny skies, and perfect temperatures gave sailors and organizers the ideal backdrop for two days of yacht racing and parties at the famed Newport Shipyard, a superyacht marina and working shipyard on Newport’s waterfront, and at the Clarke Cooke House, renowned for its innovative cuisine and known as a legendary watering hole for sailors and royalty alike, on beautiful Bannister’s Wharf.
One of the special highlights of every year’s Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport is the Chef’s Competition, which is held under the Show Tent where all attending brokers, managers and other charter industry professionals can enjoy a break from business and gain further insight into the personalities of those who normally spend their days lavishing attention on charter guests.
We are thrilled to announce that the 2019 (the 11th edition!) of the New England Yacht Insider's Guide will be available soon from Maine to Connecticut, including Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Block Island!
Doyle Sails International is excited to announce another new loft opening in Galway to better serve the rapidly growing sailing industry in Ireland. The new loft is operated by Managing Director Donal Small and Loft Director Yannick Lemonnier and Sales Consultant Evan O'Connor.
As anyone in the industry will tell you, the 2017-18 Caribbean yacht season was tough going. The subsequent hits of Hurricane Irma and Maria devastated many of the Caribbean’s yachting hotspots, such as the BVI’s, St Maarten, and ever-popular St Barts.