Eight Bells for Frank Wyatt

Francis “Frank” Gould Wyatt Jr, 90, passed away peacefully at his home in Portsmouth, Rhode Island on July 18, 2021. His family was lovingly by his side. He now joins his late wife of 60 years Evelyn (Burns) who had passed away 5 years earlier. He was born on April 27, 1931, to Frank and… Read more »

July 2021 Burgee

This issue shares important Club news, race results and key dates from the Offshore Committee and announces some fun events for all from the Entertainment Committee!

June 2021 Burgee

This issue celebrates the Club’s expanded operations with the easing of COVID restrictions, including re-opening the Topside Lounge. Seasonal events are also announced.

May 2021 Burgee

This month’s Burgee covers many start of season topics including Junior Sailing, racing and the Newport Memorial Boat parade. Frostbite winners are also announced.

April 2021 Burgee

This issue of the Burgee kicks off boating season 2021. It includes appreciation for Dock Day volunteers, Regatta news, and a special boat naming opportunity to sponsor the Junior Sailing Program.

Eight Bells for King Cruger

J. King Cruger passed away on March 15, 2021 in Naples, Florida. King was born in New York City on June 18, 1941, and was raised in Fall River. He spent many of his memorable early summers in Westport Harbor. Proud member of the Newport Yacht Club. He attended De La Salle Academy in Newport,… Read more »

March 2021 Burgee

This issue of the Burgee provides important news about key Float and Dock dates, Junior Sailing, Offshore Racing and more. Spring is just about here!

Eight Bells for LARRY McCARVER

We sadly announce the passing of loving and devoted husband, father, friend and fellow Club member Larry McCarver on February 6th, 2021. The family asks you to celebrate Larry’s life by loving your family with all your heart; enjoying breakfast at your local diner; rooting for Bucknell University wrestlers; sipping a glass of wine as… Read more »

February 2021 Burgee

This month’s Burgee provides important updates from the Commodore and Committees, shares key dates and honors the memories of members who have passed.

Eight Bells for Jon Heon

Jon Heon passed away from complications of a stroke on January 26, 2021. He was 66 years old. Jon was born in Hartford, Ct. and raised in south Florida. As a young man he sailed his catboat into Newport Harbor and found his true home.  A meticulous woodworker and boat builder driven by his passion… Read more »