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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...