The 2010 edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race will once again feature a 177nm and a 150nm race course over some of the most storied and beautiful sailing grounds in the world. With a spectacular start off Fort Adams in Narragansett Bay, the race includes turning marks at CastleHill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point, Martha's Vineyard and Buzzards Tower on its way to a signature champagne finish inside Newport Harbor off the historic Ida Lewis Yacht Club.
The race's sixth edition is scheduled for Friday, August 20, 2010, with classes for IRC, PHRF, One Design (including NYYC Swan 42), Double-Handed, and a new Cruising Spinnaker class. 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.
Friends and family are invited to follow the finish from the deck of the ida Lewis Yacht Club during a Celebration Saturday evening,
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Thank you to our sponsors for the 2010 Distance Race