The very best of luck to the Royal Cork team who fly out to Newport today for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup.
Amateur sailors representing 19 of the world’s top yacht clubs have converged on Newport, R.I., in pursuit of one of amateur sport’s most sought-after trophies, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. Representing the club again this year are skipper Anthony O’Leary along with crew Peter & Robert O’Leary, Tommy Murphy, Clive O’Shea, Ben Field, Sophie Browne, Cliodhna Connolly and Rebecca Coles. Racing commences on Tuesday.
Live wire-to-wire coverage of the final four days racing will start at 11 am on Wednesday, September 15, and run through Saturday afternoon. Commentators Andy Green, Tucker Thompson, and Katy Nastro will partner with the expert TV production crew from ICARUS Sports and TracTrac to bring you every start, tack, cross, set, jibe and douse from Narrangasett Bay and Rhode Island Sound. The broadcast is available on this Facebook page and the New York Yacht Club YouTube Channel. Tune in and cheer on passionate yachtsman and yachtswomen from around the globe.