Newport Race Headquarters
New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court (Newport, RI)
5 Halidon Avenue, Newport, RI.
The Newport Bermuda race has contracted New York Yacht Club’s Newport, RI clubhouse to provide temporary headquarters for the race. Registration, media center, internet café and basic office services available to racers.
Race Registration and Bermuda Customs Availability at Harbour Court
|Race Registration Hours||Bermuda Customs Hours*|
Sunday June 10
Monday June 11
Tuesday June 12
Wednesday June 13
Thursday June 14
*Please visit the Customs and Immigration page for more information about pre-clearing into Bermuda
Full service yacht yard featuring dockage, 330 ton lift, cafe and full marine engineering services. Also the site of the Gosling’s Party.
Shipping Container to and from Bermuda
Note: this is information from the 2016 race for reference only. 2018 race information coming soon:
A commercial shipping company has been contracted to assist captains and crews wishing to send gear, sails, etc. to Bermuda. Loading of 4 – 20′ containers will take place at Newport Yachting Center on June 15 from 0900-1700, and June 16 from 0800-1600.
Gear is expected to be available at RBYC on June 20.
Return shipping will also be available, loading on June 23 & 24 from 1000-1700 near RBYC in Bermuda with expected arrival in Portsmouth, RI (New England Boatworks) on July 5.
Space is available on the containers on a first come, first served basis as evidenced by the completion and submission of the required Bermuda Customs form. Captains must request space in the containers by May 31 using the form below.
Resources for Families and Crew Visiting Newport
Newport County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Comprehensive information about visiting Newport
On-line resource for Rhode Island yachting news, information, and resources for the visiting yachtsman
PortBook Directory – Newport
A wealth of information useful to yachts in Newport — Marine services, restaurants, lodgings, sailmakers, caterers, marinas, marine suppliers, diesel mechanics, electrical services, etc.