Bermuda Race News

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...

Newport Bermuda News (Nov. 2018)

This year’s Thrash to the Onion Patch is over, but there are stories to tell. We feature a sampling in this edition of Newport Bermuda Race News for race fans, friends and prospective competitors. We also explain how the Race won Gold in 2018, offer news...

Richard S. Nye Receives Roll of Honour Citation

One of the Newport Bermuda Race’s best-known skippers, Richard S. Nye, joined the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour last June. His family received the award on his behalf recently at their home club, Indian Harbour Yacht Club, from selection committee...

Ted von Rosenvinge – Gulf Stream Society Profile

Meet a 10-time competitor in the first of an occasional series on sailors who have joined the Newport Bermuda Race’s society for those completing the race at least five times. By Channing Reis If you ask any Newport Bermuda Race...