March 23, 2020
The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our position has always been that we can only conduct the race if conditions for competitors and local populations made it safe to do so.
March 18, 2020
Bermuda Race organizers continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation closely and will make a call no later than May 1st. We are also welcoming input and questions.
March 13, 2020
Bermuda Race 2020 is still on, but the COVID-19 situation is being monitored.
March 12, 2020
Safety training requirements have been modified due to the cancellation of several courses with the necessary hands-on training. Modifications are for 2020 only.
February 18, 2020
The race fleet keeps getting bigger, reports Race Chairman Jay Gowell. Entries remain open through April 5th, but fees increase after Feb. 20.
February 6, 2020
Competitors note! Small but important changes have been made to the NBR Safety Regulations.
February 3, 2020
Bermuda Race organizers have named Barton & Gray Mariners Club as the Official Sponsor of the pre-race Captain’s Meeting.
January 23, 2020
A wind analysis of the eight previous Junes in which races were held has led to revisions to the wind matrix used to score the next Newport Bermuda Race. By Jim Teeters.
January 10, 2020
The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has named the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world, as an official sponsor for the 2020 Race.
December 16, 2019
As of mid-December, interest in racing the 2020 Thrash to the Onion Patch is clearly building.
December 9, 2019
The chairman reminds sailors that early entry will not only save them some money but also open a larger preparation window before the start.
December 7, 2019
CCA fleet surgeon and colleague, both experienced sailing doctors, will teach designated medical officers how to fill their roles during the race. First Aid and CPR training also available. Register early.