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June 21, 2014

  By John Rousmaniere Newport, June 21, 2014, 9am (updated 10:30)-- The predicted battle for the elapsed time victory between the three Mini-Maxis in the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division is […]

June 19, 2014

Chris Museler reports from Grundoon, Jim Grundy’s new Carkeek 47 racing in the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division. Newport, June 19, 2014 — One year over schedule and delivered less than three […]

June 18, 2014

Many of this year's Bermuda Race sailors are veterans of several (or more)  races, and a lot of them are  second- or even third-generation “Thrashees to the Onion Patch.”  Here […]

June 18, 2014

By Talbot Wilson Newport RI, June 18, 2014— Tacticians, navigators and skippers in the Newport Bermuda Race have choices to make in deciding the fastest route to Bermuda. The straight […]

June 16, 2014  By Talbot Wilson NEWPORT, RI, June 16, 2014 – The 49th Newport Bermuda Race is right around the corner. Home-based spectators can track their  favorite yachts, skippers, or crewmembers in the […]

June 13, 2014

  With more than 150 yachts maneuvering in the mouth of Narragansett Bay on June 20th, the start of the Newport Bermuda Race will be a spectacular sight, whether you’re […]

June 12, 2014

  June 11, 2014 – Today’s Newport Bermuda Race news: Frank Bohlen's Gulf Stream Analysis  Crew Lists   Special Prizes    Sign up for official offshore emails   Rives Potts Prepares […]

June 11, 2014

The crew list and sailor classifications for each yacht in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® have been posted on the Official Notice Board. Competitors are reminded that protests with respect […]

June 10, 2014

By John Rousmaniere   NEWPORT, R.I., June 10, 2014 – With the June 20th start of the Newport Bermuda Race fast approaching, 165 boats are entered for the 49th sprint […]

June 10, 2014

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June 10, 2014

  Don't overlook the three Special Entry Prizes in the Newport Bermuda Race. They qualify for Cross-Divisional (X-DV) competition, which means boats from different divisions compete head to head for […]

May 30, 2014

"The mast went in without a hitch last weekend.  Thanks to Buzz Ballenger for making a beautiful spar that fit perfectly.  Dobbs Davis came up from Annapolis and measured the […]

May 21, 2014

The 2014 Newport Bermuda Race Program is now posted at Contents: Frank Bohlen, “Bermuda Race Strategy, Navigational Considerations” Dr. Jeff Wisch, “Seasickness: Prepare for It, Treat It” Chris Museler, […]

May 15, 2014

By Laurie Fullerton  Robbie Doyle will start his 12th Newport Bermuda Race when the fleet leaves Newport on June 20th.  He is what he calls the “stratitician” on board George […]

May 6, 2014

Just how is the Newport Bermuda Race scored under ORR?  For the answer, including an explanation of the race's handicapping system, watch this video by Technical Committee member Jim Teeters.  

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