An update to prospective 2020 competitors from the race chairman including Inspection options, Safety-At-Sea dates, and more.
Updates from Jay Gowell, race chairman, include Bermuda Race Nights, a new Competitor Guide, and the latest on Safety at Sea courses: Coming soon to your yacht club or one nearby is “Bermuda Race Night.” The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is working with several yachts clubs, ranging from Nova Scotia throughout New England, to the Chesapeake […]
Skipper Peter Holmes explains how the race is so much more than the five days spent at sea between Newport and Bermuda. Much has been written about the 112-year-old, biennial Bermuda Race, more familiarly known as the Thrash to the Onion Patch. Having recently completed my fourth race to Bermuda in seven years, I was […]
Crew safety training is vital to preparing for an offshore race, and for the captain, it starts with building a safety ethos.
This year’s Thrash to the Onion Patch is over, but there are stories to tell. We feature a sampling in this edition of Newport Bermuda Race News for race fans, friends and prospective competitors. We also explain how the Race won Gold in 2018, offer news of safety updates for 2020, and throw down an Instagram challenge to show what you’ve been shooting […]