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A magnificent collection of sailing yachts gathered at the Herreshoff Marine Museum last week (Thursday through Saturday) for racing and reunions at the 2017 Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht … more
The state  closed South Shore Beach in Little Compton to swimming Wednesday due to high surf kicked up by Hurricane Gert as it passes south of the state. The surf at the beach was as high as … more
A flash flood warning has been issued for most of the East Bay as strong thunderstorms roll into the area Wednesday afternoon. Heavy — at times, torrential — rain is expected to … more
Passersby at the Herreshoff Marine Museum were treated recently to a sight not seen in nearly 80 years — the historic catamaran Amaryllis II outdoors, fully rigged and looking ready for a … more
A gale warning and flood watch has been issued for the region as a nor'easter bears down on Rhode Island Monday. Rain is expected to begin late Monday morning, building through the day and … more
The National Weather Service has issued winter weather and small craft advisories as heavy wind gusts and bitter cold are expected to last through much of the day Friday. Sustained winds of 10-14 … more
Temperatures will approach record lows Thursday night into Friday morning as an arctic blast heads toward the region. Temperatures will begin plummeting late Thursday afternoon and continue … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — A shellfish harvesting closure is in effect for lower Sakonnet River, Harvester Tagging Area 5C, until further notice, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management … more
The 91-year-old schooner Roseway, one of the last of the Grand Banks fishing schooners, paid an overnight call on Tiverton last Tuesday evening. The 112-footer (137 feet counting spars) sailed up … more
The Hunt 72 powerboat was a double winner at the recent Newport International Boat Show. Built by Portsmouth-based Hunt Yachts, the 72-footer was named Best New Powerboat Over 35 Feet, and Best … more
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