Newport Logistics

NYYC Sailing Center at Harbour Court, Newport RI

NYYC Sailing Center at Harbour Court, Newport RI.
Dan Nerney Photo

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 Border Control at Harbour Court

Date

Race Registration Hours Bermuda Border Control Hours*

Sun June 10

1200-1600 Not available

Mon June 11

0900-1700 Not available

Tue June 12

0900-1700 0830-1630

Wed June 13

0900-1600 0830-1630

Thur June 14

Not available 0800-1800**

* Visit the Bermuda Border Control page for more information about pre-clearing into Bermuda
** These Thursday hours are different than those for previous races;
Bermuda Border Control will close at 1800 hours SHARP!

Newport Shipyard, Official Shipyard of Newport Bermuda Race. Billy Black Photo

Newport Shipyard, Official Shipyard of Newport Bermuda Race. Billy Black Photo

Official Shipyard

Newport Shipyard

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 space available to transfer gear to Bermuda

Shipping container space available to transfer gear to Bermuda

Shipping Container to Bermuda Loads at Newport Yachting Center

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 13 from 0900-1700, and June 14 from 0800-1600. (Gear is expected to be available at RBYC on June 18.)

Return shipping will also be available, loading on June 21 & 22 from 1000-1700 near RBYC in Bermuda with expected arrival in Portsmouth, RI (New England Boatworks) on June 26.

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 before May 31st using the required Bermuda Customs form. The Bermuda Customs Form can be found here, and instructions to fill out the form here. The form should be printed, completed and emailed to European Ocean Freight as soon as possible, but in no event later than May 31st.

Resources for Families and Crew Visiting Newport

Newport County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
Comprehensive information about visiting Newport

RI Yachting.com
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.