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Information for Passengers on the AQUA AZUL

Dear America's Cup Fans!, 

Thanks for your patience while all the details of our upcoming trip were worked out with event organizers, Coast Guard etc. Please read the

following carefully.


Many of you purchased spots on the boat for multiple people--we are not issuing formal physical tickets --we will have multiple stations for check-in at boarding so we need you to Send us the names of the people attending--please email the YRA office at and please copy me,

The boat location is Chelsea Piers on the West Side of Manhattan, Pier 60, North Side. Plenty of parking in the area BUT there are a lot of people doing the same thing we are and   leaving from the same location so please budget your time accordingly if driving and parking. 


Boarding is at 11:30 a.m. sharp--Off the dock at noon, processional "dock-out show" begins at 12:30, Racing happens between 2-3:30

, back to the dock and off the boat at 4.


A cocktail menu will be served, appetizers and plenty of finger food chosen by our inestimable Vice-President Artie Buhr III, and there will be open bars--all of this is included. 


Any questions etc., please call Andrea Watson at the YRA office,516-767-9240, or reach out to me-cell number below--Can't wait to share t

his once in a lifetime experience with all of you--see you soon!


Steve Cain

President-Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound


After a hiatus of almost a century, the America’s Cup Returns to New York

Join the YRALIS onboard the Aqua Azul on Saturday, May 7 for up close and personal viewing of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series (ACWS).

In two years, the greatest sailors on the planet will descend on Bermuda to take on ORACLE Team USA as she defends her 2013 America’s Cup title. These very same teams will be right here in our backyard, racing on the Hudson for the first time since 1920. Be a part of history and join the YRA for a day spent on the Hudson witnessing racing at its finest!


Catch the Excitement. You don’t want to miss this opportunity! For only $225 per person, you will have an orchestra seat on board the Aqua Azul with premium open bar and cocktail style menu all included.

Have questions: contact the YRA office 516-767-9240 or


America's Cup NY Harbor Tour May 7, 2016

AC 45s in action

For only $225 per person, you will have an orchestra seat on board the Aqua Azul with premium  open bar and cocktail style menu all included. 


FINAL YRALIS Handicap Racing Schedule- 2016

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Actually the previous FINAL version had a few edits.  So check out this version which everyone is saying is the FINAL FINAL version.

The date on the footer is 2016-3-3.  Any questions, please call the YRA office at 516-767-9240.

2016 PHRF Regulations

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For this year of 2016 the PHRF committee has brought the PHRF regulations up to meet & accept the new spinnakers that many racers have or are looking into purchasing or already purchased. 

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