2014 Newport Bermuda Race start:  Carina leads the fleet away past Castle Rock. Brilliant Start to the 49th Newport Bermuda Race organized by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the Cruising Club of America. 164 boats started just off Castle Hill in the mouth of Narragansett Bay, off Newport, Rhode Island. Boats will finish off St. David's Lighthouse on Bermuda's South shore after racing 635 miles through the Gulf Stream  and the open atlantic Ocean.

2014 Start

Yachts on starboard tack off Castle Hill
Credit: Wilson/PPL Media

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