One of the Newport Bermuda Race’s best-known skippers, Richard S. Nye, joined the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour last June. His family received the award on his behalf recently at their home club, Indian Harbour Yacht Club, from selection committee member John Rousmaniere. At the time he bought his first boat in 1945, Richard S. […]
The Newport Bermuda Race is dedicated to safe sailing and fair racing: Make sure the competitors are as safe as they can be. That’s why the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has a rigorous process of inspection and qualifications. Make sure the race is as fair as it can be. That’s why the BROC since 1980 […]
A veteran offshore sailor offers a multilayered defense for avoiding rudder failure—and for coping with it when it does occur.
BY CARINA BECKER. One of the seven youth sailors (ages 15-18) in the 10-person crew of High Noon provides a first-hand view of the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race. High Noon was second boat to finish, third overall in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division, and winner of the race’s first Stephens Brothers Youth Division Trophy. Campaigned by […]
July 21, 2016: “Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.” That’s the short version of navigator H.L. DeVore’s analysis of Warrior Won’s St. David’s Lighthouse Trophy victory in this enlightening interview with him and owner Chris Sheehan by David Schmidt, US editor for the online sailing pub Sail-World (where this article originally appeared). […]