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Notice of Race and Safety Requirements Posted

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has posted the Notice of Race for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® in the race documents area. The Newport Bermuda Race Safety Requirements have also been posted. These requirements are based on US Sailing’s new...

Inspector Training Seminar

Seventeen Newport Bermuda Race Inspectors gathered at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, CT on Sunday, September 8 for the first inspector training seminar before the next Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20, 2014. Led by Chief Inspector John...

Brewer Hosts First Race Preparedness Seminar

On September 7, Brewer Yacht Yards hosted a Newport Bermuda Race Offshore Preparedness Seminar that focused on helping first-time competitors get a head-start on race preparation and boat optimization for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20...

Sinn Fein Recovers from Super Storm Sandy

Sailing with a crew of family and friends headed by Pete Rebovich, of the Raritan (N.J.) Yacht Club, Sinn Fein won the St. David’s Light Trophy in 2006 and 2008 and was always among the top boats. Then came super...

Prepare for 2014 Race with Brewer Yacht Yard Seminar on Sept. 7

Anyone considering sailing in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, or otherwise sailing offshore, should know about upcoming seminars sponsored by Brewer Yacht Yard Group, the Official Boat Preparation Resource of the Newport Bermuda Race.  This seminar will be held Saturday,...

Newport Bermuda adds time penalties

For many years, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has imposed monetary penalties for failure to satisfy eligibility, entry, measurement and registration requirements by set deadline dates. These monetary penalties have proven ineffective in the case of some deep-pocketed racers, and...

July 2013 Newsletter

Greetings Sailors, This is the sixth of a series of newsletters from the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) which we hope have kept you abreast of developments as we prepare for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race®. We expect to introduce...

Bermuda Race Improvements for 2014

A year before the June 20, 2014 start of the 49th Newport Bermuda Race, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has announced initiatives to make the race easier to enter and more appealing to prospective entrants. Simplified Entry Requirements: Responding to...

Brewer Yacht Yard Group Named Official Boat Preparation Resource

Newport RI, July 11, 2013— The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has named the Brewer Yacht Yard Group as the Official Boat Preparation Resource of the Newport Bermuda Race. Said BROC Race Organizing Committee Chairman Fred Deichmann, “We are very happy to...

June 2013 Newsletter

Greetings Sailors This is the fifth in a series of newsletters from the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) which we hope will keep you abreast of developments as we prepare for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race®. Please keep in mind...