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Hood Sailmakers of Rhode Island sold to Quantum Sails

Hood Sailmakers of Rhode Island sold to Quantum Sails

Quantum Sails of Michigan Acquires HOOD Sailmakers of Middletown, RI On Monday July 10, HOOD Sailmakers, announced the 65-year old Rhode Island-based company has been sold to Quantum Sails of Michigan. The acquisition, which includes HOOD’s offices and sail loft Learn more
Newly Launched Catamaran LAYSAN Enters Charter Market

Newly Launched Catamaran LAYSAN Enters Charter Market

Nicholson Yachts’ Newest Catamaran Scheduled to Arrive in Finike, Turkey June 14 Learn more
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas 11th Hour Racing

Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas 11th Hour Racing

Team Vestas of 11th Hour Racing Arrived in Newport, Rhode Island Friday Morning Team Vestas of 11th Hour Racing left Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday April 19th and completed its transatlantic crossing Friday morning in front of a welcoming crowd, withstanding Learn more
Award-Winning Luxury Yacht MARAE Welcomes New Crew!

Award-Winning Luxury Yacht MARAE Welcomes New Crew!

S/Y MARAE Welcomes Captain Andrew and Chef Arwyn! Crewed yacht charters are the epitome of luxury. There are many benefits to having a crew aboard. Not only is a crew experienced enough to handle the yacht you will call home Learn more
Rescue Account Shows Extraordinary Seaman Ship Skills of Nicholson Yacht Crews

Rescue Account Shows Extraordinary Seaman Ship Skills of Nicholson Yacht Crews

Rescue Account Shows Extraordinary Seaman Ship Skills of Nicholson Yacht Crews … Be sure to catch the beautifully written article by award winning writer, editor & author Kim Kavin that appears on the May 2017 issue of Yachting Magazine, and also on Kim Kavin’s web Learn more
The Rhode Island Advantage

The Rhode Island Advantage

The Rhode Island Advantage: No Sales-Tax on Boats Whether it’s in the form of hundreds, thousands, or millions, every boater has a budget. Regardless of the figure, we all want to stretch our dollars as far as they will go. Learn more
Front Row Access to Boston Tall Ships Festival

Front Row Access to Boston Tall Ships Festival

Celebrate the Age of Sail aboard TREE OF LIFE With more than 100 international sailing ships and an estimated economic impact of roughly $100 million, Boston is an official port of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta and the only US race Learn more
gREEn Vibes on SY REE

gREEn Vibes on SY REE

Nicholson Yachts’ SY REE establishes a gREEn Vibe Strategy It is no surprise that the well-being of our planet is under significant threat from both climate change and the unsustainable use of natural resources. Additionally, it has become clear that the behavior Learn more
Newport Shipyard Expansion

Newport Shipyard Expansion

Newport Shipyard Applies for Expansion Permit Known as the sailing capital of America, Newport, Rhode Island attracts thousands of visitors by boat each summer. The beautiful harbor, lively regatta circuit and its charismatic town life and central location are just a Learn more
Google Recognizes Newport Native Ida Lewis

Google Recognizes Newport Native Ida Lewis

Ida Lewis “The Bravest Woman in America” On February 25th, Google honored the person who was once referred to as “The Bravest Woman in America”. The doodle shows Rhode Island lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis and her remarkable rescue of two soldiers Learn more