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Bermuda Race Announces New Division Assignment Method

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has introduced a performance screen for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race. The purpose is to identify modern lightweight, high-performance boats with large sail plans for assignment to the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division, and more traditional...

April/May 2013 Newsletter

Lifelines in 2014 Race BROC will accept lifellines constructed of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (“HMPE”) (examples include Dyneema® and Spectra®) for the 2014 Race, allowing skippers the choice of this increasingly popular material. Offering great strength, HMPE lifelines must be...

March 2013 Newsletter

Greetings Sailors This is the third 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...

February 2013 Newsletter

Greetings Sailors This is the second 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...

January 2013 Newsletter

Greeting Sailors As we begin preparations for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, we will use this Newsletter from the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) to keep you abreast of developments.  The Newsletter will be issued as we have topics of...

Trouble on Return Delivery

HAMILTON BERMUDA, June 26, 2012- The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee learned from Bermuda Harbour Radio on Tuesday that two boats returning from the Newport Bermuda Race had faced emergency situations that are being managed by Bermuda Radio and the US...

2012 Bermuda Race Prize List Posted

The prize list for the 2012 Newport Bermuda Race has been posted online. More than 100 prizes will be awarded at the race’s traditional prizegiving ceremony at Government House on Saturday between 6 and 8 pm. Three special seamanship awards...

Rambler sets new Newport Bermuda Race Record

George David’s 90ft maxi Rambler has smashed the 635 mile Newport Bermuda race record, clipping a massive 14 hours off the previous best time set 10 years ago by Roy Disney’s Pyewacket. The new record now stands at 39hr, 39...

Information on Past Bermuda Race Winners

Newport Bermuda Race cooperates with Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea for archival services of all past race documentation.  To schedule a visit to the library’s rare books and documents section to view historic content, contact Mystic...