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Ida Lewis Distance Race 2014 to take place on 15th August

by Kirsten Ferguson 8 Mar 2014 10:19 GMT 15 August 2014
Competitors starting last year's Ida Lewis Distance Race © Meghan Sepe

In its tenth edition, the Ida Lewis Distance Race features four coastal courses between 104 nm and 177 nm, and is perfectly designed overnighter for IRC, PHRF, One Design, Multihull and Double-Handed boats of 28 feet or longer. Its round-trip course starts and finishes off the historic Ida Lewis Yacht Club and includes turning marks at Castle Hill, Brenton Reef, Block Island, Montauk Point, Martha's Vineyard and Buzzards Tower.

Both grand prix racers and cruising sailors have come to love and embrace this August tradition, which also offers special trophies for a Youth Challenge and Collegiate Challenge. It is a qualifier for the New England Lighthouse Series (PHRF); the Northern and Double-Handed Ocean Racing Trophies (IRC); and the US-IRC Gulf Stream Series.

For more information and to register, visit www.ildistancerace.org, follow the race on Facebook and Twitter or contact .

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