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October 14, 2021

Leading outfitter and embroiderer provides racers with customized apparel from multiple brands. Photo courtesy Daniel Forster

Sunflower crew boarding life raft

September 30, 2021

Registration is open for Safety at Sea courses required for a number of crewmembers on each boat. Get the details.

September 16, 2021

Success of previous Performance Seminars propels North Sails to renew their commitment to the event and to supporting skippers and their crews 

September 10, 2021

Q&A with Somers Kempe, 9-race veteran and race chairman for the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race

September 9, 2021

The U.S.-based company will connect Captains entering the race with access to its crew network at no charge.

Hammetts Hotel Newport at dusk

September 1, 2021

Located on Newport Harbor at America’s Cup Boulevard, the new hotel is already a downtown waterfront fixture.

Helly Hansen Crew Jacket

August 12, 2021

Located along the waterfront on Thames Street, the local store provides racers with exclusive, customized Helly Hansen logo gear.

Sunflower crew learns about firefighting

July 15, 2021

Safety training requirements for 2022 are the same as for 2020. However, there are changes that affect all Safety at Sea training in the U.S.

July 8, 2021

Growing New England sailboat dealership and brokerage becomes newest official sponsor of the 52nd “Thrash to the Onion Patch”

Somers Kempe Bermuda Race Chairman

June 22, 2021

One year from the start of the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race, the organizing committee chairman officially opens the entry system

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Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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Safety at Sea courses are filling up quickly! The next one available is in January (15th and 16th) at Roger William University in Bristol, Rhode Island. Don't wait to sign up, link in bio!⠀

A reminder that it is a requirement of the race that at least 30% but not fewer than two members of the crew including the Person-In-Charge (PIC) must hold a World Sailing Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course Certificate (which are good for 5 years) earned by attending one of these courses. ⠀

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Great to see Shearwater in for 2022! The Biemesderfer crew are always excellent competitors!⠀

Check out who else will be apart to the 2022 Bermuda Race by following the link in our bio! ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster ( @DanielForster01)⠀

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Ahoy Thora! Welcome to the Bermuda Race! We look forward to seeing Vince Todd and his crew out on the water this year! ⠀

Check out the full entry list via link in profile⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster ( @DanielForster01)⠀

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@TeamOneNewport Joins Newport Bermuda Race 2022 as Official Sponsor!⠀

“As a competitive sailor and business owner, I’m passionate about customer service and satisfaction,’’ said Martha Parker, founder of Team One Newport. “Our Team Sales/Embroidery Shop is the best in the business, and we supply customers with everything from technical gear to shore gear, embroidery, sublimation, and gifts.”⠀

Read more via link in bio. ⠀

Photo: Parker (retrieving spinnaker) puts the gear she sells to the test on the bow of top-level regattas. Photo courtesy Daniel Forster⠀

#TeamOneNewport #NewportBermuda #SailingGear #BermudaRace
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Welcome to another beautiful classic Swan to our classic offshore race! FLYING LADY, Phillip Dickey's Swan 46, will be on the starting line next June again! ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster⠀

Check out the full entry list via link in bio. ⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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Welcome back AMADEUS V to Newport Bermuda 2020, JAY TURCHETTA’s crew onboard their XP38 is back for another 635-mile journey south. ⠀

Check out the full entry list via link in bio.⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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Flying the US Naval Academy’s distinctive colors, the first-generation Navy 44 SWIFT reaches away from the start of the light-air 2014 Bermuda Race. The top service academy boat on corrected time in the St. David’s Lighthouse Division is awarded the Destroyers Atlantic Trophy. SWIFT, a first-generation Navy 44 under different midshipman skippers, has won this award many times. Currently, the @NavyOffshoreSailing team are in the midst of the Fall season which included last weekend's @StormTrysailClub's Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta. ⠀

Photo: Talbot Wilson
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The J Boat family keeps growing with over one-quarter of the registered boats. Say hello to one of two J/130s, DRAGONFLY. Keith Amirault and his team will be there, who else will be there?!⠀

Check out the full entry list via the link in our bio. ⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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How's the view from up there BLUE YONDER? Donald Dwyer's J/122 will be competing in the St. David's Lighthouse Division next year. ⠀

See who else is registered by checking out the full entry list via link in our bio. ⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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