NEWPORT BERMUDA RACE


52nd Thrash to the Onion Patch starts June 17, 2022

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Three sailors with multiple talents join the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour in 2020: John Alden, Kirk Cooper and Bjorn Johnson.

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Learn more about what makes the Newport Bermuda Race so special from its 100+ year history to the legendary sailors who have participated.


Find all you need to know about the race with this guide to walk you through the entry process, planning for inspections, and meeting all the race requirements.


Each year we compile useful information to help competitors prepare the race from shore side logistics to navigational tutorials of the Gulf Stream.

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We are looking to inspire the next generation of Bermuda Race sailors through the eyes of past sailors. Do you have a photo or video to share from sailing to Bermuda? Send it to us via the link in our profile. ⠀

Photo: Kate Wilson/ 2014 onboard the Swan 441 Cygnette
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When we asked for inspirational photos, Howard Coon sent in this photo of Jim Bishop at the helm of his J-44, Gold Digger, from 2006. Bishop passed away in 2018 but not before completing 24 Bermuda Races! ⠀

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Eric Dowd was 16 on his first Bermuda Race in 2018 onboard Scylla, a Dehler 46. "I was determined to sail fast while of course getting some good GoPro shots." ⠀

Thanks for sharing, Eric! Do you have some good shots to remember the Bermuda Race and maybe inspire more 16-year-olds to get out there? Send us yours via the link in our profile. ⠀

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Bob Kinsman sent us this photo from downwind sailing during the Bermuda Race. Can anyone name the boat?⠀

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"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." - Walt Disney⠀

Are you curious about the Bermuda Race and what it takes? Our Race Ambassador program partners you with experienced past competitors who can explain the process to get you to the starting line: Learn more via the link in our profile.⠀

Photo Onne van der Waal. Do you have a photo that could we could share to inspire future Bermuda Racers? Send it to us via the link in our profile.⠀

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"The greatest adventure is what lies ahead." - J. R. R. Tolkien⠀

Do you have a photo or video from your #NewportBermuda adventures to help us inspire the next generation of ocean racers? Send it to us via link in profile to be featured here!

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines! Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails." - Mark Twain⠀

Interested in looking ahead to Bermuda Race 2022 but don't know where to start? Check our race ambassador program via link in our profile⠀

Photo by Denise Bienvue from Apollo in 2018. Do you have a photo that could we could share to inspire future Bermuda Racers? Send it to us via the link in our profile.⠀

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Introducing the new Race Chairman, Somers Kempe: a lifelong Bermudian 🇧🇲, nine-time Bermuda Race sailor⛵️ , and long time volunteer for the race co-organized by @royalbermudayc and the Cruising Club of America. Read his No. 1 Competitor Bulletin: Race Start Date is June 17, 2022 via link in bio.⠀

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