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January 23, 2020

A wind analysis of the eight previous Junes in which races were held has led to revisions to the wind matrix used to score the next Newport Bermuda Race. By Jim Teeters.

Safe Harbor Marinas logo

January 10, 2020

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has named the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world, as an official sponsor for the 2020 Race.

December 16, 2019

As of mid-December, interest in racing the 2020 Thrash to the Onion Patch is clearly building.

2014-Newport Bermuda Race Start Beavertail Castle Hill

December 9, 2019

The chairman reminds sailors that early entry will not only save them some money but also open a larger preparation window before the start.

Newport-Bermuda Race logo

December 7, 2019

CCA fleet surgeon and colleague, both experienced sailing doctors, will teach designated medical officers how to fill their roles during the race. First Aid and CPR training also available. Register early.

November 19, 2019

The Race’s newest sponsor is the most durable supporter of the boats bought, sold, and prepared to race to the Onion Patch – dating back more than 80 years!

September 25, 2019

A large fleet of offshore racers has committed to the 52nd Bermuda Race ahead of the early entry deadline. Entries remain open until April 5, 2020.

Merlin 68-foot ultralight by Bill Lee

September 17, 2019

Sixty-three boats have signed on for the 2020 race to beat the early-entry deadline.

Lighthouse Trophies Newport Bermuda Race

September 15, 2019

Choose your boat and your crew and join the Thrash to the Onion Patch to earn your own lighthouse trophy.

2018 Newport Bermuda Race start Class 9

September 12, 2019

A letter from the race chair encourages sailors to simplify their race prep and save money.

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It is a Race Requirement that a certain percentage of your crew must have completed a Safety at Sea. An updated schedule with links to register can be found on our website.⠀

Requirements: ⠀
- 2 or 3 crew members: 2 must-have SAS training (including the skipper/PIC)⠀
- 4, 5, or 6 crew: 3 (including the skipper/PIC)⠀
- 7, 8, 9, or 10 crew: 4 (including the skipper/PIC)⠀
- 11, 12, or 13 crew: 5 (including the skipper/PIC)⠀
- 14 or more: 30% x (total number of crew) plus the skipper/PIC⠀
- Multihull vessels: 30% x (total number of crew) must have SAS training, plus the skipper/PIC, and the Reserve Person-in-Charge (RPIC). ⠀

#BermudaRace #SafetyAtSea #Offshoresailing #Sailors #NewportBermuda
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Have you seen our Bermuda Logistics section of our website? Everything you need to know from customs to berthing. We also recommend checking out @GoToBermuda for all your travel needs. ⠀

Link in profile then under Resources.⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI
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Looking forward to seeing the Roust doublehanded crew onboard their sloop skippered by Ian Gumprecht on the starting line June 19th.⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #DoublehandedSailing
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Another #DehlerYachts, Scylla, Markus Lahrkamp's Dehler 46 will be racing next June in the St. David's Lighthouse Division.⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Dehler
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Taking on the 635 -mile adventure is also Rascal. Rory Cumming's Dehler 38 C. See who else is joining him: https://buff.ly/2MjNPwk⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI
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Check out the blooper! Will we see this setup running downwind to Bermuda this summer from Beau van Metre and his Running Tide crew onboard their S&S?⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Blooper #Sails #Spinnaker #ThrowbackSailing
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Welcome to James Archer's Beneteau First 36.7, En Passant, to the St. David's Lighthouse Division. Looking forward to seeing you on the line on June 19th!⠀

See who else is entered: https://buff.ly/32Y3I1L⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI
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Taking on the 635-mile adventure again is also White Rhino 2. Todd Stuart's Carkeek 47. See who else is joining him via link in our profile. ⠀

📸: Daniel Forster / PPL ⠀

@royalbermudayc #cruisingclubofamerica #BermudaRace #Offshoresailing #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Carkeek #Carkeek47
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Our next @reichelpughyachtdesign race boat today is #PterodactylRacing, Scott Weisman's 2006 45' sled. The crew says: "We are very excited to participate in #NewportBermuda2020. Some of our crew have done this race before on other boats and for some of us it will be 1st time offshore races and 1st Newport to Bermuda."⠀

#ReichelPugh #YachtDesign #BermudaRace #Newport #OffshoreSailing #CCA #CruisingClubofAmerica
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