The Governor’s Cup

14 Jun

The Inaugural Race of the world renowned Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race.

Featuring Errol Flynn, Humprey Bogart & Spencer Tracy.…

The Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA) was founded in 1947 to organize a boat race from Newport Beach, California to Ensenada, Mexico. The first 125-nautical mile race took place on April 23, 1948 and was called The Governor’s Cup. The race was renamed the Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race and grew to include 20 boat classes. In 1983, the race set the record as the world’s largest international yacht race, with a record 675 boats entering the competition.…




— Tim


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    June 14, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    A contemporaneous account of the race:…