Race News

April 28, 2022

Jesse Terry describes the challenge of putting his classic 1956 Alden ketch on the starting line this June.

April 26, 2022

Bluenose Yacht Sales, official race sponsor, explores new approaches to finding extra speed on the course aboard its own entry.

April 22, 2022

The recently issued Amendment 1 clarifies that if you are sailing in a division that permits the use of powered equipment for the adjustment of sails and rigging, it must be reflected on the boat’s ORR certificate

April 19, 2022

As an aid to competitors, the organizing committee has worked with two vendors to tailor COVID-19 testing capabilities for the race.

April 14, 2022

As Official Hospitality Sponsor of the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race, Hammetts Hotel offers a chance to return for a free 3-day stay next fall.

April 13, 2022

Discover Newport welcomes sailors and their family and friends to Newport, and joins the Bermuda Tourism Authority as an official sponsor of the 2022 Race.

April 5, 2022

The webinar reviewed steps to meet Bermuda’s current COVID-19 and immigration requirements. A recording of the webinar has now been added to the Bulletin.

April 4, 2022

Enthusiasm for the 635-nautical-mile “Thrash to the Onion Patch” has drawn 215 entries with 74 days to go before the June 17 start.

March 31, 2022

Detail and timeline on sailors’ pre-race COVID-19 testing, captains’ clearing of their boats, and immigration clearance process prior to the start

March 25, 2022

The defining features of the race are the Gulf Stream currents and the weather that it breeds, and there are many great resources to study

March 24, 2022

New ORR research has resulted in an update to the model of spinnaker aerodynamics that will affect all ORR ratings in the Bermuda Race fleet

March 22, 2022

A message from Chairman Somers Kempe on race protocols and recommendations, Bermuda requirements, and recent changes to the Notice of Race

March 17, 2022

The “Sailing University” on Oyster Bay is sending its biggest fleet of boats and trainees to the Onion Patch yet in June

March 10, 2022

Putting a focus on the entry deadline, “over-training” crew, finding extra crew, and prohibition of cloud-based routing software

March 15, 2022

The Official Connectivity Sponsor offers a steep discount on its new award-winning TracPhone V30 model, plus free data for June

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