Sail-World features Newport’s 12mR fleet & 2022 Worlds preview

In a new full-length feature by David Schmidt at Sail-World, 12MYC Executive Director and Newport 12mR Fleet Manager, Linda Lindquist-Bishop elaborates on the bright future of Newport’s iconic 12mR fleet including details of the recently announced 2022 12mR World Championship.Sail-World feature Jan 26, 2021

“As any student of the America’s Cup well knows, the 12 Metre class has a long and storied history on the waters off of Newport, Rhode Island. Given that the majestic-looking 12s contested the Cup here from 1958-1983, the “City by the Sea” can rightfully be considered one of the class’ spiritual and historic homes, and while the America’s Cup has moved on to considerably newer and faster designs that are currently racing on considerably more antipodean waters, the 12 Metre class is still smitten with beautiful Newport. This was exemplified by the news that the 2022 12 Metre World Championship regatta will be contested on these wind-blessed waters from September 19-24, 2022…” read more