The Newport Ocean Sailing Association
(NOSA) was founded in 1947 to organize a boat race from Newport Beach, California to
Ensenada, Mexico. The collection includes planning documents, event records, correspondence,
photographs, programs and invitations, publications, and clippings related to the Ensenada
race and NOSA.
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. NOSA also organizes several other yacht races in Southern
California, and supports many youth sailing programs and organizations in the area.
4.2 Linear Feet
(5 boxes) and 0.2 unprocessed linear feet
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