Newport Bermuda Race News—Nov. 2021

November 17, 2021

By Media Team


Each month until the start in June, the Newport Bermuda Race will bring you stories and race info for sailors and fans alike. With 160 boats entered so far, we’ve got plenty in the pipeline, but we want to hear your story, too! Contact us at media@bermudarace.com.

PREPPING FOR A FIRST-TIME BERMUDA RACE

Eric Irwin and Mary Martin, of the J/122 Alliance, during the 2021 Sail for Pride

NORTH SAILS PERFORMANCE WEBINARS KICK OFF

North Sails, our Official Performance Partner, has rebooted their enormously informative and popular Performance Seminars, focused on getting ready for the 2022 Race. They will kick off the first of two race-prep seminars this week, on November 18th, with Chris Bedford and Peter Isler, founders of Marine Weather University sharing insights on navigation and weather. The second webinar, on December 9th, will feature the North Sails team discussing sail choices for the race. Read more, or click below to register.

WELCOME TEAM ONE NEWPORT—OFFICIAL RACE GEAR SUPPLIER

With demand high and supply chains challenged, do not wait until the last minute to place your Newport Bermuda Race gear orders. With multiple brands available is the Race’s newest sponsor, Team One Newport, Official Gear Supplier. Shop now with Team One’s handy Offshore Checklist.

PLAN AHEAD FOR SAFETY TRAINING & SAFETY EQUIPMENT

In case you are planning to sail in the race and did not read our competitor bulletins this fall, you are urged to do so now. Competitor Bulletin #4 explained the importance of registering for Safety-at-Sea training as soon as possible, and Competitor Bulletin #5 discussed safety equipment, which may be hard to source or to get serviced if you don’t plan ahead.

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