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Mitchell Columbus Regatta Registration Open Now

38th Annual Mitchell Columbus Day Regatta Friday, October 8 – Monday, October 11, 2021 The Mitchell Columbus Day Regatta is an annual race from Newport to Block Island started by Newport Yacht Club member and past commodore Cliff Mitchell and is named in honor of his father. The regatta is a relaxed event with an… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Eight Bells to Sheila Sulentic

Sheila M. Sulentic, 57, passed away peacefully in her home in Jupiter, FL on Tuesday May 5, 2020. When restrictions are lifted, there will be a celebration of life in Jupiter, FL and Newport, RI. Sheila has been a spousal member since 2004.