Bermuda Race News

2012 Newport Bermuda Race

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...

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...
Herbert L. Stone Memorial Trophy.USESmall

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,...

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...

Philip Dickey: Lessons Learned of a First-Time Skipper

In June 2012 I sailed the Newport Bermuda Race with an amateur crew in my Swan 46 Flying Lady.  I had crewed in 2006 and 2008 in Ray Gincavage’s Baltic 48 Fury, but this was my first race as skipper....

Early Newport Bermuda Race Applications Point to Large Fleet

Two weeks after the opening of registration for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, Applications for Entry are coming in at a rate that indicates a strong turnout on the starting line off Castle Hill on June 20.  As of Sunday,...
Yachts that do not meet set deadlines in the entry process will face time penalties instead of monetary penalties in 2014. Shown here os Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Class 10 in a rare spinnaker start in the 2012 Newport Bermuda Race. Copyright 2012 Daniel Forster/PPL

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