Rose Island Lighthouse Battle of The Bay

This amazing race & fundraiser for the Rose Island Lighthouse will include sup, kayak, surfski and rowers. It will begin near the beach in Fort Adams State Park.  The short (2 mile) and long (6 mile) courses will take participants north under the Newport Bridge and back to Rose Island. Racers can then beach their craft and participate in the awards ceremonies on the island. Registration will be in Fort Adams State park on the beach behind Sail Newport at 60 Fort Adams Drive.

The top three finishers in each class will receive a medal for finishing in a top position. The first 50 participants to sign up will receive a cool aluminum water bottle silk screened with the Battle of The Bay Logo.  T-SHIRTS will go to early registrants. So sign up early.

Recreational participants will not be eligible for medals but will be eligible to win outstanding prizes

Bagels and coffee, water and soft drinks will be available on the island

There will great prizes for participants including gift certificates, sunglasses and more. Celebrity Josh Angulo will be on site to demo his new equipment!

All participants will need to wear or carry a PFD and carry a whistle.

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Registration
8:15 AM Committee Meeting at Fort Adams State Park
9:00 Rowers Start
9:05 Long Course Start - sup, kayak, surfski
9:10 Short Course Start - sup, kayak
9:15 Recreational Group Start

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Suzy Leech25SUP (All)AllAll
Frank Muscolino33KayakAllAll
Larry Phillips51SUP (All)AllAll
Matt Sherman10SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Mary Weaver11KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Jd Keogh12SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Hillary Molengraff13KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Marianne Nihan16KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Mary Kay Connell19SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Michael Connell20SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Karen Neri21SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Jeff Schneider23SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Deborah Fattibene26SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Nancy Breakstone27SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Gaelyn Dwyer28KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Tim Anderson31SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Taylor Berlin35SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Meredith Adams36KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Ben Gorman37KayakOpen (All Ages)Guy
Jason Holder46SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Gary Shaw48SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Richard Mitchell52KayakOpen (All Ages)Guy
Charlie Mitchell54KayakOpen (All Ages)Guy
Tami Anton56KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Jacqueline Anton57KayakOpen (All Ages)Girl
Merri Russo58SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Girl
Ron Dimauro59SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Ken Niles62SUP Under 12'6"Open (All Ages)Guy
Timothy Dwyer2Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Joe Pierik3SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Reilly Edwards4Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Bob Wright5Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Wesley Echols6Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Alessandra Ghezzi7SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Girl
Andrea Breyer8SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Girl
Marty Casey9Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Tom Reko14Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
John Horsfall15Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Robert Grimmett18Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Dan Neri22SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Chris Chappell39Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Leslie Chappell40Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Girl
Melissa Lefebvre41SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Girl
Billy Swezey Jr42SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Andrew Kelly43SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Jim Brugman47SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Timothy Hudyncia49Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Johnny Leys50SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Jack Flynn53Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Paul O'reilly55SUP (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Justin Casey60Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
David Lockwood61Prone (All)Open (All Ages)Guy
Renata Mccurdy64Surfski SingleOpen (All Ages)Guy
Alan Aikens17OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Doug Levien24OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Russ Cone29OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Lisa Pierce30OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Dennis Ruane32OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Betsy Harling44OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed
Andrea Breyer45OpenOpen (All Ages)Mixed

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Driving Directions to Fort Adams X close
From Providence T.F. Green Airport
  1. Follow signs to Interstate 95, then stay to the left to go onto 95 South.
  2. Take Route 4 South (left side Exit 9) toward North Kingstown, East Greenwich.
    Route 4 South bends to the right and merges into Route 1 South after the second traffic light.
  3. Take the next exit to Route 138 East towards Jamestown and the Newport Bridge.
    You will go over TWO bridges to get here -- the first is the Jamestown / Verrazzano Bridge and the second is the Claiborne Pell (Newport) Bridge ($4 toll or EZPass) where you can see Rose Island on the south side (to your right).
  4. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge and turn right at the stop sign onto JT Connell Road that changes to Farewell Street at the traffic lights.
  5. Proceed straight on Farewell Street between the two cemeteries (proof colonial people had a sense of humor).
  6. Go right at the next stop light onto America's Cup Avenue towards the Gateway Visitor's Center.
  7. Go through several more stop lights and stay in the right lane on America's Cup Avenue. You're going to keep the water on your right all the way to Fort Adams.
  8. Take a right onto Thames Street at the light by the Newport Bay Club where you'll see a statue of a wave with feet coming out of it. Proceed south on Thames Street approximately 1/2 mile until you see a Shell Station on your left.
  9. Take a right onto Wellington Avenue. Keep the water on your right. Follow Wellington Avenue past the Ida Lewis Yacht Club where the road turns left and goes up Halidon Hill past the New York Yacht Club.
  10. Take a right at the next stop sign onto Harrison Avenue and follow Harrison to the next intersection and take a right - you're still on Harrison Avenue.
  11. Proceed approx.1/4 mile past estates and farmland. Look on the right for two large black anchors at the entrance to Fort Adams State Park.
  12. The race committee meeting will be held at 8:15AM on the beach behind the Sail Newport building located at 60 Fort Adams Drive 


Aug 9, 2014


Newport, RI