From: Bill Doyle []

Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 2:28 PM

To: Matt Cockburn

Subject: 6 Metre Worlds -- Newport 2009 -- Issue 2




newport 2009

six metre world cup

issue #2 - april 2009




thanks to our shipping



this event could not be a success but for the remarkable sponsorship by wallenius wilhelmsen logistics.


their coordination and extraordinary rate to deliver european boats to the US for this event has been remarkable.


thank you 





all the event details


 thanks to the hard work of toby rodes and matt cockburn, the  


2009 world cup website


 is up and running with event details as well as numerous useful links to help you with your travel and boat needs. 




register today !!!


the notice of race is posted and registration is now open for participants to sign up for this amazing event.  early bird discounts of over US $500 are offered, so don't delay.


learn all about the event first hand as the New York Yacht Club is hosting two special presentation dinners (may 7th in NYC / may 9th in newport) with the international class president, tim street, historian, toby rodes, and famed yacht designer, david pedrick providing a live preview of all the upcoming events.  details below.


6mR fleet captains and int'l sailors, please forward this note to the rest of your fleet -- they may not be on this email list! 


also, don't forget to check the event website for all of your accommodations and newport needs.


in the coming weeks, keep a lookout for more updates like these and we look forward to welcoming all of you to newport very soon.




bill doyle

event chair

newport 2009

6mR presentations at the

New York Yacht Club

may 7 -- ny city

may 9 -- newport

all enthusiasts welcome!


6mr book cropped


yacht designer david pedrick, historian and 6mR owner toby rodes, and the president of the international 6mR class, tim street will present an insider's preview of the upcoming world cup event.  they will also discuss some of the noteworthy happenings in the 100 year story of these remarkable boats.


this will be a unique opportunity to get a professional's understanding of the class and the plans for newport 2009.



this event is open to all New York Yacht Club members as well as all six metre enthusiasts. (club membership not required) cocktails at 6:00 pm followed by the presentation and dinner. 
thursday, may 7th at 44th street, new york city

saturday, may 9th at harbour court, newport
to sign up for may 7th please contact rae derke at (212) 201-4336 or email to

reservations are $65 per person, inclusive.
to sign-up for may 9th please contact julie park at (401-845-9476 or email

reservations are $60 per person, inclusive. 


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