Bermuda Race News

Randall Baldwin (Ridgefield Connecticut), sailing his Taylor 42 Cabady, took home the Henry B. du Pont Trophy for first place in the 2008 Onion Patch Series. Of Onion Patch boats, he finished second in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, first in the Newport Bermuda Race and ninth in the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta for 2, 1.25, 9 and a total of 12.25 points. His boat and crew gave an all-round winning performance. ©Talbot Wilson

New Navigators Race Series Added to 50th Anniversary Onion Patch

 By Talbot Wilson  Hamilton Bermuda, March 23, 2014: As the three-event Onion Patch Series turns 50 this summer, organizers have decided to add a new, more relaxed Navigators Race Series format for the 25th running of the traditional series. The new...
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Sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminar to be Held June 18 at Newport

A one-day US Sailing-Sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminar will be held at Newport on June 18.  The seminar is scheduled at this date in order to accommodate late arrivals who are sailing in the Newport Bermuda Race and other races,...
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March Newsletter – Application Deadline Approaching Fast

Application Deadline ~ 1 Week away Applications for Entry are due by 1700 hours, April 1, after which applicants may incur a time penalty.  To date, 161 boats have filed Applications for Entry.  Many boats long identified with the race are coming back, and...
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Old and New Friends on Entry List as April 1 Deadline Nears

By Fred Deichmann, Chairman, 2014 Bermuda Race Organizing Committee  With two weeks to go before Applications for Entry close on April 1st for the 49th Newport Bermuda Race, 158 boats have filed applications.  Many boats identified with the race are returning and...
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Bermuda Race Fleet Grows – Application Deadline Looms

Sailors are reminded that the deadline for Applications for Entry, 1700 hours, April 1, 2014, is rapidly approaching, with only four weeks remaining in which to apply without incurring a time penalty. Applications for Entry may be filed in the...
Black Watch US71 (R), the 1938 restored classic wooden yawl and a class winner in 2012 now under the command of John Melvin, will return for 2014. Here she is as the 48th Newport Bermuda Race got underway with the first spinnaker start since 2004. There were 165 boats in 17 classes and 6 divisions. - 49th Newport Bermuda Race 2014 -  © Talbot Wilson

Bermuda Race Entries Build

Newport RI, February 21, 2014— With 120 applications for entry received for the upcoming 49th Newport Bermuda Race, the race’s organizers are noting a larger than usual proportion of first-time entries as the April 1 entry deadline approaches.  More than...
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Historic Prizes: The Herbert L. Stone Memorial Trophy

The 108-year-old Newport Bermuda Race is enriched by its tradition of presenting many historic trophies. Here is the story of one of them. The Herbert L. Stone Memorial Trophy, presented to the first yacht to finish in the Cruising Division,...
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February Newsletter

Greetings Sailors, This Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) newsletter is designed to keep you abreast of developments for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race®. This is an informal document and to the extent any information herein differs from that in formal...