The oldest sailing regatta in the US takes place in Newport. The New York Yacht Club's Annual Regatta began in 1854. This year, it celebrates its 161st edition with three great days of racing including the Around-the-Island Race on Friday, June 12th. IRC, One-Designs, 12 Metres, 6 Metres, S-Class, Multihulls and Classics. Navigator Races using government marks will be held on Saturday, June 13th, and Sunday, June 14th, for PHRF classes.