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ORR aims to promote participation and fairness across a broad spectrum of boat designs. (Talbot WIlson)

Bermuda Race FAQs: The ORR — what it is, why we use it

The Newport Bermuda Race is dedicated to safe sailing and fair racing: Make sure the competitors are as safe as they can be. That’s why the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has a rigorous process of inspection and qualifications. Make sure...
CCA Safety at Sea

Safety at Sea Seminar in Newport, March 10-11, 2018

     The Cruising Club of America’s pre-race Safety at Sea seminar will be held again in Newport, RI on Saturday and Sunday, March 10th & 11th.  Registration is now open. This training is required for 30% of all racing crew members.  Please...
Personal AIS Overboard Beacon

Personal AIS Overboard Beacon Discounts available

Personal AIS devices are required for all crew members for the 2018 race.  We are very pleased to announce that Mark Lenci of the CCA Safety at Sea committee has arranged with three different suppliers an opportunity to receive discounts...
Moderator Bruce Brown demonstrates a life raft at a safety seminar.(Rousmaniere)

Safety and Training Requirement Updates

The 2018 Newport Bermuda Race Safety Requirements (NBRSR) include changes to both the Safety at Sea training requirements and Personal AIS Beacons. Newport Bermuda Race Safety at Sea training requirements and how to meet them. For the 2018 race, the requirements have...