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Washington Street Driftway Storage program Inforomation

  • Applications will be available on March 30th, 2018 here
  • Stickers will be on sale on Friday March 30th at 8am at the Newport Harbormaster Office, 39 Americas Cup
  • First Come, first served

King park and willow street Rack Storage information

  • How to apply
    • Applications will be available (online and in Harbormaster office) and accepted February 1-28
      • Applicants may submit via mail or in person at Harbormaster Office at 39 Americas cup Avenue
      • Mailed applications must be postmarked by Feb 28, 2018
    • Proof of residency is required with application
      • Newport Voter Registration Card or RI drivers license with Newport address
    • One application per person
      • Must be 18 years old to apply
    • No kayak or dinghy may have multiple applications under different people
      • Example: Husband and wife may not each submit an application for same dinghy
    • Racks are available to Kayaks and Dinghies 14 ft. and under (LOA)
      • Paddleboards and sailboats are not allowed in the racks
    • Each application will be assigned a numbered ticket which will be placed in bucket
  • Public lottery drawing
    • The lottery is only open to residents
      • The City of Newport Harbor Ordinance defines Resident as: “Resident” means an individual whose primary residence is in the City of Newport and who claims no other property as their legal residence. The only accepted proof of residency is appearance on the City of Newport Voter List maintained by the city canvassing authority or a current Rhode Island driver’s license showing a Newport, RI residence. A post office box is not a legal address for this purpose.
    • Address: Newport Harbormaster Office 39 Americas Cup Ave.
    • Date: 3/6/18
    • Harbor Department and Third Party agent will administer the drawing
      • All names will be drawn from bucket
      • When the rack spaces are filled, remaining names will be placed on waiting list
    • Applicants are welcome to attend the drawing
    • Winners will be notified by email within 1 week of lottery drawing
    • The winning applicants must pay and pick up stickers by 3/31/18
  • Waiting List
    • After March 31, all unpaid stickers will be released to applicants on the waiting list
    • All applicants who were not chosen during the lottery will be placed on the waiting list
    • The order of the waiting list will be based upon the order chosen from bucket