Bermuda Race News

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Bulletin #2

Bulletin #2 – Safety Requirements Amendments released. November 14, 2017 – The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has released amended versions of the Safety Requirements (NBRSR) for both monohulls and multihulls.  These documents are now posted on the Official Notice Board at
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...
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Bulletin #1

Bulletin #1 – Notice of Race and Safety Requirements for the 2018 Newport Bermuda posted. September 12, 2017 – The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (B.R.O.C.) has posted to the Official Notice Board at the Notice of Race and Safety Requirements for Monohulls and...
Class 2 St. David's Lighthouse Division start at the Newport to Bermuda Race 2012.

North American Offshore Sailors Study

  Dear Bermuda Race Participants and Friends, This is an important request, especially for NBR racers, and I strongly encourage you to participate in the survey described below. This season, the Newport-Bermuda Race and a few of North America’s premier...

Multihulls to be welcomed in the 2018 Newport-Bermuda Race

  March 27, 2017 – The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is pleased to announce that multihulls will be welcomed into the 2018 edition of the Newport Bermuda Race.  Commodore Jim Binch of the Cruising Club of America, Commodore Leatrice...
Here's a look at the fleet, and what they had to say about the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race.

Survey Results Now Public

A survey of the competitors in the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race that is now available here indicates strengthening interest in the race by first-time ocean racers as well as a range of concerns about boat and crew preparation and many sailors’...
Warrior Won's crew celebrates at the prize ceremony/ Chris Sheehan holds the St. David's trophy aloft, and H.L. DeVore waves a plaque. (Barry Pickthall/PPL)

Q&A with St. David’s Winner Warrior Won’s Captain and Navigator

July 21, 2016:  “Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.” That’s the short version of navigator H.L. DeVore’s analysis of Warrior Won’s St. David’s Lighthouse Trophy victory in this enlightening interview with him and owner Chris Sheehan by David Schmidt, US...