Bill Shea is a free-lance photographer working out of Newport, Rhode Island. He concentrates on yacht racing and marine lifestyle photography.

His sailing photographs regularly appear in sailing magazines and online. Awarded first place in a juried photo exhibit hosted by the Newport Photo Guild in 2018.

Bill is the photographer for the Newport Yacht Club (NYC).  The members lounge at the NYC is exclusively decorated with large canvas prints of his images.

The December 2016 issue of Points East Magazine featured one of his images on the cover.

Bill grew up in Newport and has been involved in its yachting and yacht racing culture from an early age. In his free time he is often sailing with friends and family.

Images from the 12mR 2021 North American Championships.

2018 Newport Rhode Island Illuminated Boat Parade

Gallery of Photos

Prudence Island


 The 2021 North American Regatta

2021 Solo Twin

2018 Newport Yacht Club Frostbite Racing – Bill Shea Photography

2017 Block Island Race Week

Bill Shea Photography

E-Mail : [email protected]

Phone: 401-447-6470

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