Bermuda Race News

2014 Bermuda Race Crew Lists Posted

The crew list and sailor classifications for each yacht in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® have been posted on the Official Notice Board. Competitors are reminded that protests with respect to crew ISAF Sailor Classifications must be received by the...

165 Boats Entered in 49th Newport Bermuda Race

By John Rousmaniere   NEWPORT, R.I., June 10, 2014 – With the June 20th start of the Newport Bermuda Race fast approaching, 165 boats are entered for the 49th sprint to the finish off St. David’s Head, Bermuda. The start...

Don’t Leave Hardware on the Table (Trophy Hardware, That Is)

  Don’t overlook the three Special Entry Prizes in the Newport Bermuda Race. They qualify for Cross-Divisional (X-DV) competition, which means boats from different divisions compete head to head for the same prize.  Entries will be accepted until 9 a.m. on Friday...

Travel Tips for Sailing to/from Bermuda

Participants in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race and members of return crews can make their lives and those of Bermuda Immigration agents easier by following a few simple steps: Racing crew: Bermuda Immigration agents will once again be posted at...

Robbie Doyle on the Bermuda Race: Strategy, Sails, & Crew Care

By Laurie Fullerton  Robbie Doyle will start his 12th Newport Bermuda Race when the fleet leaves Newport on June 20th.  He is what he calls the “stratitician” on board George Sakellaris’ Shockwave, 2012 winner of the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Trophy...

How ORR Scoring works in the Bermuda Race

Just how is the Newport Bermuda Race scored under ORR?  For the answer, including an explanation of the race’s handicapping system, watch this video by Technical Committee member Jim Teeters.  

Notice of Race Amendment no. 3

Amendment No. 3 to the Notice of Race and a revised Notice of Race incorporating that amendment  have been posted in the race website’s document area.  The amendment is designed to provide relief from the May 22nd Measurement Deadline to...