Newport Rhode Island

Another 20nm hop and we are at the entrance of Newport Harbour and the start line for a Transatlantic 2011 race! heading towards us are several very fine and very fast yachts, including the Maltese Falcon!
The harbour is covered in mooring buoys (all occupied) but has a small anchorage. we are just about to leave when a very nice gentleman comes to our rescue, finds us a spot to drop the hook and invites us as temporary guests to Harbour Court, home of the New York Yacht Club. yet again a difficult situation is transformed into an unforgetable experience, this time due to the wonderful Bernard..the spit and polish obviously paid off!!
We wish we had stayed longer to explore Newport,and decide to return when its not so busy!

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