2011-08-18 / News

Island sailor prepares for tomorrow’s race

Jamestowner John Wayt and his boat Vixen are one of 29 registered participants who will compete in the Ida Lewis Distance Race tomorrow – Friday, Aug. 19 – at 1 p.m. at the Ida Lewis Yacht Club in Newport.

The race begins at Fort Adams in Narragansett Bay and includes turning marks at Castle Hill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point, Martha’s Vineyard and Buzzards Tower. The race finishes inside of Newport Harbor.

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