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May 4, 2024

[Newport, Rhode Island]—For the first time in its 118-year history, the Newport Bermuda Race proudly unveils a new starting location just off the shoreline of Fort Adams State Park. This […]

May 23, 2024

The Bermuda Race Roll of Honour recognizes and celebrates extraordinary achievement in or concerning the Newport Bermuda Race and its predecessor races. 5 new members will be inaugurated this Fall at the CCA Member.

May 22, 2024

This collaboration marks a significant step forward in fostering sustainability and promoting responsible navigation practices within the sailing community.

May 21, 2024

Join the first American woman to race non-stop around the world and Bermuda Race veteran to celebrate the start of the 53rd Bermuda Race.

April 29, 2024

Photo: Daniel Forster The 170 yachts are subdivided into divisions and classes. Grouped by certain rules and ratings to put the sailors on an even playing field to vie for […]

April 18, 2024

Armed with a mission to educate the public about epilepsy and empower those living with the condition, Phil Haydon is taking on the Newport Bermuda Race.

April 22, 2024

On this Earth Day, we want to highlight our environmental stewardship program that aims to instill a culture of eco-responsibility within our Bermuda Race and larger sailing community and check in with those e-stewards already preparing their boats for the 2024 race just 60 days away.

March 20, 2024

In honor of Women's History Month, we shine a spotlight on a remarkable woman whose adventurous spirit and determination made history in the world of sailing. Thora Lund Robinson at age 20, aboard the yacht Gauntlet, participated in the inaugural Bermuda Race in 1906, leaving a legacy that resonates to this day.

January 22, 2024

The Race's starting line has been relocated one mile north of Castle Hill in Narragansett Bay to provide spectators a new opportunity to witness 200 boats up close - thus extending the race course distance from 635-miles to Bermuda to 636.

December 1, 2023

How often have you thought the other boat experienced ‘lucky’ weather? The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is proud to announce that the 2024 race will be the first Ocean Race to use Forecast - Time Correction Factor (F-TCF) as a scoring model.

June 8, 2023

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is pleased to announce the official opening of entries on June 16, 2023 at 1300 EST - one year prior to the first gun of the 2024 Race. 

December 12, 2022

Highest attainable level was obtained by implementing multiple new sustainability initiatives for the 2022 Race 

October 27, 2022

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee encourages our sailing community to fully read US Sailing's report and find ways to realize the recommendations in all of our boating activities.

June 27, 2022

More than 100 prizes were awarded at a ceremony at Bermuda's Government House on Saturday evening

June 23, 2022

Bermuda Race organizers look forward to lessons learned aboard Morgan of Marietta to improve safety for all sailors

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