The 2011 edition of the Ida Lewis Distance Race will 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 Castle Hill, 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 seventh edition is scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2011, with classes for IRC, PHRF (including Cruising
Spinnaker and a Youth Challenge division), One Design and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer. 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.
Competitors are invited to enjoy a barbecue with their families and friends on the deck of Ida Lewis Yacht Club
Put the date on your calendar!
Check out the website for more details: www.ildistancerace.org