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Ida Lewis Distance Race
Friday, August 17, 2018
Newport, Rhode Island
R.I. (March 9, 2018) – A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix
racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race
is scheduled to start on Friday, August 17, 2018. Classes for IRC, PHRF, One
Design, Multihull and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer sail between 104
and 177 nm depending on what the Race Committee thinks best suits the
conditions. The start and finish of the race are off Newport’s historic Ida Lewis
Yacht Club, which sits famously on a rock in Newport Harbor, and includes
turning marks at Castle Hill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point,
Martha’s Vineyard and Buzzards Tower. Includes youth and collegiate team
more information, visit www.ilyc.org/long-race
or contact Pat Kennedy, Distancerace@ilyc.org
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