42nd Annual Newport Classic Regatta

2021 Classic Yacht Regatta

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS! Thank you to this year's owners, skippers, and crews and to Regatta Chair Jens Lange (IYRS '10), PRO Peter Gerard, Bill O'Hanley & the Ida Lewis Yacht Club Race Committee, and to Jamie Hilton for his expertise and support. 

More photos and awards at https://www.iyrs.edu/events/cyr


Most Patriotic: Abigail / Jesse Terry

Best Costumes: Latitude

Best Power Boat:  Marlin/Donald Tofias

Best Sailboat: Narwhal / Steve and Tricia Frary


To the yachts, according to the race organizers, which were most successful among those from their respective designers

Herreshoff: Neith/Van Brown

Sparkman & Stephens and the winner of the Mitch Gibbons Neff Cup: Dorade/Matt Brooks and Pam Rorke Levy


Atlantic Trophy

To the best overall elapsed time by a Classic yacht: Onawa/Chris Culver

Sappho Trophy

To the best overall corrected time by a Classic yacht: Katrina/Thorpe Leeson

Leiter Cup

To the best overall corrected time by a gaff rigged, classic, non-spinnaker yacht: Lark/John Kerry

Candy Cup

To the 12 Meter with the best record in the fleet, and winner of the Candy Cup, in honor of Candy Isdale for her passion and participation in all things yachting: Onawa/Chris Culver

Clingstone Cannon

To the individual or individuals, according to the race organizers, with the best Corinthian Spirit: Ponyo/Paul Koch


Vintage Class

3rd Place: Neith/Van Brown

 2nd Place: Fortune/John Taft and Tom Glassie

1st Place: Onawa/Chris Culver

Classic Class

3rd Place: Abigail/Jesse Terry

2nd Place: Weatherly/Steven Eddleston

1st Place: Katrina/Thorpe Leeson

Modern Classic Class

1st Place: Valiant/Gary Gregory

Spirit of Tradition Class

 3rd Place: Ponyo/Paul Koch

 2nd Place: Blackwing/Eric Hall

 1st Place and winner of the Joel White Memorial Award, to the spirit of tradition yacht with the best corrected time overall: Dagger/Ted Boynton


3rd Place: Surprise/Fred Roy

 2nd Place: Arete/Tim Palmer

 1st Place: Osprey/Sheldon Whitehouse

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