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October 12, 2020

Three sailors with multiple talents join the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour in 2020: John Alden, Kirk Cooper and Bjorn Johnson.

August 26, 2020

The 52nd Thrash to the Onion Patch has a new chairman, and he’s announced the race start for the third Friday in June, in 22 months.

June 26, 2020

Join Andrew Holmes of Goslings Rum, your host for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race Prize-Giving Ceremony

June 24, 2020

Putting his nav prep for the real race to good use, Sloan Burns sailed a fast and conservative course and finished second in the Double-Handed Division.

June 23, 2020

The fleet of water-ballasted Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300s hung close to the larger boats, finishing in less than four days.

June 23, 2020

Despite accidentally tacking his Dehler 46 on the final approach to the finish, Modonnellaw staved off SlideRule in the shadows of St. David’s Lighthouse.

June 22, 2020

A veteran Sailonline racer, Cesar Garcia/GREATSKUA, won his first race in several years by boldly scrapping one plan for a better one, 24 hours into the race.

June 22, 2020

Juan Barclay/rafa, won the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division, which raced a fleet of Xp 55s in the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race.

June 22, 2020

Most of the leaders in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division have on-water Bermuda Race experience that’s helped them guide their Dehler 46s in the 2020 Online Race.

Gulf Stream position

June 22, 2020

Half a dozen racers from the Mamaroneck Frostbite Association continue their duel across the Gulf Stream in the Double-Handed Division, sailing Sun Fast 3300s.

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Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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"The joy of finishing our first Bermuda Race as co-skippers. What an awesome feeling!" - Jim Arrighi and Brian Abbott onboard Moondog in 2018. ⠀

Planning for Bermuda safely takes a long time, so if you are interested in joining us in 2022, we have volunteer Race Ambassadors ready to chat with you about what it takes to get to the finish line in Bermuda. ⠀

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Daniel Heun reminds us that the Bermuda Race can be just as fun on the return trip as the race there! ⠀

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Looking up and out... Thanks to Lisa Stuart for sending us this unique perspective during the 2018 race onboard White Rhino. ⠀

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😍 Look at that sky! Thanks to Kevin Tongue who sent in this amazing drone photo taken midway to Bermuda of the 2018 Class 9 St David’s winner, Crazy Horse, the J/V 50 owned by Kevin McLaughlin. ⠀

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Thanks to all the crew members sending us tributes to legends in the Bermuda Race. This one from Howard Coon is of Sailing Hall of Famer, John Bonds, doing his thing in the Nav station of the J-44, Gold Digger in 2006. Bonds was instrumental in shaping and requiring Safety at Sea Seminars to make ocean races like Newport-Bermuda safer for everyone. ⠀

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We are looking to inspire the next generation of Bermuda Race sailors through the eyes of past sailors. Do you have a photo or video to share from sailing to Bermuda? Send it to us via the link in our profile. ⠀

Photo: Kate Wilson/ 2014 onboard the Swan 441 Cygnette
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When we asked for inspirational photos, Howard Coon sent in this photo of Jim Bishop at the helm of his J-44, Gold Digger, from 2006. Bishop passed away in 2018 but not before completing 24 Bermuda Races! ⠀

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Eric Dowd was 16 on his first Bermuda Race in 2018 onboard Scylla, a Dehler 46. "I was determined to sail fast while of course getting some good GoPro shots." ⠀

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