Press Releases

June 1, 2020

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

In this virtual Newport Bermuda Race held on SailOnline.org, competitors and race fans will sail 635 miles in one of four new model boats whose manufacturers have sponsored the race.

March 23, 2020

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has cancelled the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 3, 2020

Bermuda Race organizers have named Barton & Gray Mariners Club as the Official Sponsor of the pre-race Captain's Meeting.

January 10, 2020

Safe Harbor Marinas logo

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.

November 19, 2019

The Race's newest sponsor is the most durable supporter of the boats bought, sold, and prepared to race to the Onion Patch - dating back more than 80 years!

September 25, 2019

A large fleet of offshore racers has committed to the 52nd Bermuda Race ahead of the early entry deadline. Entries remain open until April 5, 2020.

June 21, 2019

North Sails has renewed its sponsorship of the Newport Bermuda Race and will conduct seminars for all area participants in three East Coast locations.

May 19, 2019

The new race website aims to improve navigation of the entry process for competitors while engaging fans of the race.

April 23, 2019

A new Race Headquarters and Village will be established at Bowen’s Wharf and Seamen’s Church Institute on Newport’s historic waterfront.

February 27, 2019

Light airs test helmsman and crew of the J/121 Apollo in the 2018 Newport Bermuda Race.

Updates from Jay Gowell, race chairman, include Bermuda Race Nights, a new Competitor Guide, and the latest on Safety at Sea courses: Coming soon to your yacht club or one nearby is "Bermuda Race Night."  The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is working with several yachts clubs, ranging from Nova Scotia throughout New England, to the Chesapeake […]

November 5, 2018

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 […]

June 28, 2018

Swift US Naval Academy page Krumwiede Newport Bermuda Race

Swift and Dorade won the two divisions of the Onion Patch Series, skippered by Paige Krumweide and Pam Rorke Levy, respectively.  Two divisions of boats sailed in the 2018 Onion Patch Series, with combination scoring based on results from the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, the Newport Bermuda Race, and the Royal Bermuda Yacht […]