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January 22, 2024

Newport Bermuda Race Extends to 636 Miles, Offers Free Public Viewing from Fort Adams State Park
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

Competitor Bulletin #4: Newport Bermuda Race 2024 will be scored using a Forecast Time Correction Factor
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

Competitor’s Bulletin #1: Notice of Race is posted and Race Entry Opens 16 June 1300 EDT
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

Newport Bermuda Race achieves Clean Regatta Platinum-Level certification from Sailors for the Sea
Highest attainable level was obtained by implementing multiple new sustainability initiatives for the 2022 Race 

October 27, 2022

US Sailing Releases Report for Crew-Overboard Incident
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

Prize-Giving Ceremony Draws 52nd Newport Bermuda Race to a Close
More than 100 prizes were awarded at a ceremony at Bermuda's Government House on Saturday evening

June 23, 2022

US Sailing Inquiry to Report on Crew-Overboard Incident
Bermuda Race organizers look forward to lessons learned aboard Morgan of Marietta to improve safety for all sailors

June 22, 2022

Illusion, Warrior Won, Prevail, Argo, and Groupe 5 Victorious in 2022 Bermuda Race
Divisional winners declared in all eight race divisions including Mālama, Spirit of Bermuda and Columbia.

June 19, 2022

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Sailor Dies in Newport Bermuda Race
Colin Golder, captain of yacht Morgan of Marietta loses life after going overboard

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