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November Newsletter

The following newsletter was emailed to subscribers.  To receive periodic emails similar to this one, sign up at the very bottom of our website. Notice of Race Posted The Notice of Race (.pdf) for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® has been...
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Notice of Race and Safety Requirements Posted

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has posted the Notice of Race for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® in the race documents area. The Newport Bermuda Race Safety Requirements have also been posted. These requirements are based on US Sailing’s new...
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Newport Bermuda Race Adopts New US Safety Equipment Requirements

By John Rousmaniere BROC Chairman Fred Deichmann said, “We are enthusiastic about US Sailing’s new requirements. We will soon issue our 2014 Newport Bermuda Race Safety Requirements using USSER’s Ocean-level requirements as the base, modified to include BROC prescriptions.” Like...
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Bermuda Race/CCA Safety Seminar Registration Opens

SATURDAY EVENTS feature the Safety at Sea Seminar and the ISAF Offshore Personal Survival Refresher, which allows those with expiring ISAF certificates and other experienced sailors to acquire their certificate in one day.  Saturday will feature exhibits by many organizations offering...
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Pantaenius Yacht Insurance Sponsors Bermuda Race Tracker

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the Pantaenius Group has joined its distinguished stable of sponsors for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race®.  Pantaenius American Yacht Insurance is the official lead sponsor of the 2014 Newport Bermuda...
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Four-Handed Cruiser Prize Introduced by Bermuda Race

In recognition of a popular trend in sailing, the Newport Bermuda Race is introducing a new prize for the top boat sailing with just four crewmembers in the race’s Cruiser Division.  A Four-Handed Cruiser Prize will be awarded for the...
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Inspector Training Seminar

Seventeen Newport Bermuda Race Inspectors gathered at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, CT on Sunday, September 8 for the first inspector training seminar before the next Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20, 2014. Led by Chief Inspector John...
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Brewer Hosts First Race Preparedness Seminar

On September 7, Brewer Yacht Yards hosted a Newport Bermuda Race Offshore Preparedness Seminar that focused on helping first-time competitors get a head-start on race preparation and boat optimization for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20...