Summer Stars: Boating Bonanza

This week, Rhode Show: Summer Stars is sailing along with some of Rhode Island’s most popular boating destinations.

Rhode Show: Summer Stars has been touring a number of Ocean State attractions in recent weeks. Be sure to check out some of our latest episodes, including “Summer Sports,” “Farm Fresh,” “Romantic Rhody,” “Seafood Stroll,” “Local Libations” and “Rainy Day Fun.”

Newport Shipyard

Priding itself on being New England’s yachting club, Newport Shipyard describes itself as the center of “America’s sailing capital.” With spacious dockage, an excellent repair team, and a delicious café, Newport Shipyard is a must-visit destination for any Rhode Islander.

To learn more, please visit Newport Shipyard’s website.

Herreshoff Museum/Sailing

The Herreshoff Museum proudly displays the history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company. Exhibiting historic private yachts, dinghies, and other models designed by the company, the museum is the perfect place for boating enthusiasts.

The museum also holds a sailing school for both youth and adults.

Additional information can be found on the museum’s website.

International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS)

IYRS is a technology and trade school with campuses in Newport and Bristol, R.I. The school offers four accredited programs in Digital Modeling & FabricationComposites TechnologyBoatbuilding & Restoration and Marine Systems. IYRS also collaborates with post-secondary schools of architecture, preservation, industrial design and more.

For more information, please visit the IYRS website.

Providence-Newport Ferry

Thanks to SeaStreak’s Providence-Newport Ferry, Rhode Islanders now have an added transportation option. Round trip tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-12. The ferry port also offers free bike racks and free daytime parking.

For more information about the ferry, please visit SeaStreak’s website.

The Newport Stylephile

Newport Stylephile is a lifestyle blog that explores and celebrates the exciting places and events in Newport. Featured in Conde Nast Traveler, Rhode Island Monthly’s RI Daily and GoLocalProv.com, Newport Stylephile is your go-to site for everything Newport.

Learn more about the blog by visiting the Newport Stylephile’s website.

Jamaican Jerk Ribs

Serves: 4-8
Recipe Time: 2.5 Hours

Ingredients:

  • 2 racks Baby Back Ribs
  • ¼ cup Soy Sauce
  • ¼ cup Dark Rum
  • 1/8 cup Water
  • 1 ea. Lime, juiced
  • 4 ea. Scallions, chopped
  • 3 ea. Habanero Pepper, minced
  • 3 ea. Scotch Bonnet Peppers, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Oregano, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Allspice
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Chipotle Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper

Directions:

  1. Lightly sautéed the scallions, onions, garlic and peppers.
  2. Place in a food processor and pulse.
  3. Add all other ingredients and blend well.
  4. Lightly season ribs with salt and pepper and then baste ribs with sauce.
  5. Wrap in foil and place on the upper rack of the grill.
  6. Cook for 90 minutes, checking fairly often.
  7. Open foil and reapply marinade.
  8. Cook for additional 45 minutes and then open foil.
  9. Lightly baste one more time and cook to dry out the ribs for an additional 10 minutes.