Sailing regatta to get prime time airing

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A one-hour special on the NYYC Invitational Cup is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. EST on Sunday on ESPN2.

Presented by Rolex, the program is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Gary Jobson and features highlights from racing among 19 teams from 14 nations as well as interviews with participants and side stories about Newport, R.I., where the New York Yacht Club hosted the event.

Winning the inaugural event was the home team of Arethusa, skippered by Phil Lotz of New Canaan, Conn./Newport, R.I. The event was sailed in one-design NYYC Swan 42s.

Information on the event can be found at www.nyyc.org