Safe Harbor Race Weekend
2023 Member Schedule

August 11-13, 2023
Newport, RI

Daytime Events

Friday, August 11th – Sunday, August 13th

9:00am – 5:00pm
Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard
1 Washington St
Newport, RI 02840

Race Village

Grab a bite at Belle’s, shop for official Safe Harbor Race Weekend gear, and explore exclusive partner offers while you stroll Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard’s iconic checkered waterfront.

Featuring BMW, Citizens, X Shore, Tradewind, Helly Hansen, Costa, Barton & Gray, CAKE, Boxed Water, & Flite.

Drive into adventure with BMW

Experience ultimate engineering and world-class craftsmanship at its finest. You’ll enjoy the opportunity to check out fully-loaded luxury BMW models before getting behind the wheel for a drive through Newport’s charming city streets.

Friday | 10:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday – Sunday | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Departing from Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard

Take a spectator cruise with X Shore and Barton & Gray

Get front-row seats to watch the sailors compete in the regatta! You’re invited to reserve a complimentary captained cruise aboard a 100% electric X Shore vessel or Barton & Gray Hinckley Yacht.

Friday – Sunday | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Departing from Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard
RSVP for X Shore
RSVP for Barton & Gray

Soar above water with Flite

Take “flite” with the most highly awarded electric hydrofoil in the world! Newport’s iconic coastline looks even better while gliding 2 feet above the harbor on a Fliteboard! The amazing instructors of Coastal E-Foil will guide you through how to operate the board, and before you know it, you’ll be soaring above the water.

Friday – Sunday | 9:00am – 2:00pm

Departing from Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard
RSVP for Flite

Discover an electrifying ride with CAKE

Get an up-close look at high-performance and easy-to-ride electric motorbikes by Swedish manufacturer, CAKE. Stop by Race Village throughout the weekend for a VIP tutorial of the versatile Ösa Flex model and a quick demo ride.

Friday – Sunday | 10:00am – 4:00pm

For questions or to learn more about CAKE motorbikes, please email:


Sailors compete in the 3rd annual Safe Harbor Race Weekend.

Friday – Sunday | 11:00am – 5:00pm (timing is weather dependent)

Click here for more racing information and daily results.

Evening Events

Friday, August 11th

6:30pm – 9:30pm
Coastal New England Dinner presented by BMW
Safe Harbor New England Boatworks
1 Lagoon Drive
Portsmouth, RI 02871


Celebrate the start of our 3rd annual event with an elegant evening of panoramic waterfront views, traditional New England fare, and cheerful greetings with friends old and new.

Dress: Yachting Chic Attire

Saturday, August 12th

6:30pm – 9:30pm
Talk of the Town Crew Party presented by X Shore
Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard
1 Washington Street
Newport, RI 02840


Mix and mingle with captains and crew while you indulge in libations and a festive mariner’s feast. Then dance the night away to the sound of live music echoing through a backdrop of stunning superyachts.

Dress: Yachting Chic Attire

Sunday, August 13th

Awards Ceremony & Reception

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard
1 Washington Street
Newport, RI 02840


Join us for a casual crew celebration with light bites, beer, and wine.

Dress: Coastal Casual Attire


Race Weekend wristband will be required to access Friday and Saturday night social events and all Member Excursions.

Belle’s Café will be open daily 7:30am-2:30pm.

2023 Sponsors

bmw logo
X Shore logo
citizens logo
Helly Hansen logo
costa logo
Tradewind logo
Mount Gay Rum logo
Barton and Gray logo
cake logo
Melin Logo
wolffer estate vineyard logo
pommery logo
Flite Logo
Race logo
global marine travel logo
spindrift logo
North Sails logo
espolon tequila logo
SKYY logo
Boxed water logo
Clean Regatta logo
marksetbot logo
SVM logo