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Bowen's Wharf Co. Newport RI

Media Update: 2020 Race to Open Downtown Newport HQ

A new Race Headquarters and Village will be established at Bowen’s Wharf and Seamen’s Church Institute on Newport’s historic waterfront. The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee announced today that the headquarters for the next running of the 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race...

2020 Bulletin #3 – Bermuda Race Video & Inspection Options

An update to prospective 2020 competitors from the race chairman: If you’re considering the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race, I have a few key messages and updates for you. I’ll keep it brief, as I know most of you, like me,...

Newport Bermuda News (Feb. 2019)

Updates from Jay Gowell, race chairman, include Bermuda Race Nights, a new Competitor Guide, and the latest on Safety at Sea courses: Coming soon to your yacht club or one nearby is “Bermuda Race Night.”  The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee...

Calusa Races to the Onion Patch

Skipper Peter Holmes explains how the race is so much more than the five days spent at sea between Newport and Bermuda. Much has been written about the 112-year-old, biennial Bermuda Race, more familiarly known as the Thrash to the...

Bermuda Race Prep: A Safety Ethos First

Getting ready for the Newport Bermuda Race is a multi-pronged effort. In the first in a series, we look at crew safety training. There are many aspects for a competitor to plan for when preparing to race to an offshore...