Located along the waterfront on Thames Street, the local store provides racers with exclusive, customized Helly Hansen logo gear.
Newport, R.I. (August 12, 2021)—For the 2022 Race, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is pleased to again welcome Helly Hansen Newport as one of the race’s Official Gear Suppliers. The local company stands ready to deliver race logo gear, customized for each team’s boat and crew through its website or the store at 154 Thames Street in Newport. The Helly Hansen brand is world-renowned for its versatile coastal jackets to professional grade offshore sailing jackets, and its gear for men and women is perfect for offshore racing like the Newport Bermuda Race.
“Our committee is pleased to welcome Helly Hansen Newport back as an important sponsor,” said Somers Kempe, organizing committee chairman. “Our partnership has spanned several races, with the company providing sailors with technical gear and clothing with the race’s official logo.”
“Helly Hansen Newport is proud to be back sponsoring the 2022 Bermuda Race,” said company president Jay Laskey. “We have selected a wide variety of our best-selling products to feature, including items with the limited edition Bermuda Wave logo created for this historic 52nd running of the race. All items are able to be customized for teams and crews and are ready to ship this month!”
“Helly Hansen Newport realizes that the symmetry of the race, the sport and the best technical sailing brand in the world is what makes events like the Newport Bermuda Race truly epic,” said Laskey. “We’re proud to be a sponsor of one of the toughest team-sport challenges in the world.”