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May 23, 2024

Honoring the Past: New Class of Sailors Announced for the Roll of Honour
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

Ørsted Partners with Newport Bermuda Race: Sailing Towards a Sustainable Future
This collaboration marks a significant step forward in fostering sustainability and promoting responsible navigation practices within the sailing community.

May 21, 2024

Cole Brauer Joins Newport Bermuda Race Starting Line Party and Live Show
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.

May 4, 2024

New Starting Location and Family Friendly Party for the Start of the 2024 Newport Bermuda Race
[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 […]

April 29, 2024

From Allegra to ZigZag – Get to know some of the Newport Bermuda Race’s 2024 participants
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 22, 2024

Sailing Towards Sustainability: Earth Day Reflections from the Bermuda Race
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.

April 18, 2024

Grey sailboat sailing upwind
I can and I will. The story of Phil Haydon, founder of Sail For Epilepsy, and his 550 Shipmates
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.

March 20, 2024

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Thora Lund Robinson and the First Bermuda Race to Today’s female skippers
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

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.

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