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NHYC Lightning are New Baldwin Cup Champions!


With a race abandoned in the morning due to lack of wind we waited with baited breath for the promised wind to deliver. It took it’s good sweet time and as noon blew by and the 15 knot forecast had still yet to arrive. It wasn’t until 1350 that it finally delivered after slowly building […]

Day 2: StFYC still clear ahead & the epic tie-break

Day 2: Despite a bit of a midday delay (more on that later), we’re 24 races into Stage 2. Gold and Silver are set and the fight for the knock-out berths is well underway. Before we give you how the day ended, let’s talk ties. Tie-breakers more specifically. At the end of Stage 1’s round […]

Day 1: St. Francis in first…for now?


With day one done at Baldwin Cup Team Race at NHYC presented by JPMorgan Chase we have 51 races in the can, St. Francis YC clear in first and San Diego YC & NHYC Lightning tied for second. Looks like Michael Menninger’s defection from three-peating NHYC Thunder to St. Francis is paying off. He along […]

New Mainsails thanks to JPMorgan Chase!


by Chris Goddard of CGPR and Elizabeth De Witt This is a story about a collaboration between a dedicated sail maker and the BCTR’s presenting sponsor JPMorgan Chase. A collaboration to design the new mainsails for the Baldwin Cup Team Race at NHYC. (And no, this is not the beginning of a cheeky power point or […]



Baldwin Cup Team Race at Newport Harbor Yacht Club is proud to announce that for the fourth year running JPMorgan Chase will act as the presenting sponsor for our premier team racing regatta. JPMorgan Chase continues their grand yachting tradition by supporting BCTR which welcomes sailors from around the country and across the world to […]

Saturday in Short: Nasty for Newport, but we sail on!


Newport Harbor Yacht Club’s Team Thunder and Larchmont YC tied for first, after on day two of Baldwin Cup Team Race Presented by JPMorgan Chase by Chris Goddard with additional reporting by Elizabeth De Witt Day two of the Baldwin Cup Team Race, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase, saw the debut of the first annual rough and […]

Friday at Baldwin Kicks Things Off!

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45 Races Completed in Stepford-Like Weather and Light Air, Punctuated by Bocce Ball, Large Rubber Ducks and Two Dollar Chardonnays by Chris Goddard with additional reporting by Elizabeth De Witt Continuing the cheeky laughable traditions that make this respected regatta the envy of sailors around the globe, the Baldwin Cup Team Cup Race Presented by JPMorgan […]