Newport Bermuda News (Nov. 2018)

Gulf Stream squall ahead during Newport Bermuda Race by John Rousmaniere

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 […]

Media Update: Newport Bermuda Race Wins Gold Level Clean Regattas Certification

Clean Regatta Logo - Gold Certification 2018

Sailors for the Sea awarded a higher level certification to the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee for its increased sustainability efforts during the 2018 Race. Newport, RI and Hamilton, Bermuda – November 5, 2018 – The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is proud to announce the race has earned gold-level certification from Sailors for the Sea’s Clean Regattas program, a race […]

2020 Bulletin #2 – Safety Training Explained

Safety at Sea life-raft training

This bulletin and its introductory letter from the race chairman provide a clear explanation of the safety training plan established for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race, both strengthening and simplifying requirements while adding some flexibility and several more training opportunities for sailors.  Dear prospective 2020 competitors: The Cruising Club of America is making a determined […]