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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.

Photos and Videos

Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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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

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." ⠀

Thanks for sharing, Eric! Do you have some good shots to remember the Bermuda Race and maybe inspire more 16-year-olds to get out there? Send us yours via the link in our profile. ⠀

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Bob Kinsman sent us this photo from downwind sailing during the Bermuda Race. Can anyone name the boat?⠀


"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." - Walt Disney⠀

Are you curious about the Bermuda Race and what it takes? Our Race Ambassador program partners you with experienced past competitors who can explain the process to get you to the starting line: Learn more via the link in our profile.⠀

Photo Onne van der Waal. Do you have a photo that could we could share to inspire future Bermuda Racers? Send it to us via the link in our profile.⠀

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"The greatest adventure is what lies ahead." - J. R. R. Tolkien⠀

Do you have a photo or video from your #NewportBermuda adventures to help us inspire the next generation of ocean racers? Send it to us via link in profile to be featured here!

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines! Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails." - Mark Twain⠀

Interested in looking ahead to Bermuda Race 2022 but don't know where to start? Check our race ambassador program via link in our profile⠀

Photo by Denise Bienvue from Apollo in 2018. Do you have a photo that could we could share to inspire future Bermuda Racers? Send it to us via the link in our profile.⠀

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Introducing the new Race Chairman, Somers Kempe: a lifelong Bermudian 🇧🇲, nine-time Bermuda Race sailor⛵️ , and long time volunteer for the race co-organized by @royalbermudayc and the Cruising Club of America. Read his No. 1 Competitor Bulletin: Race Start Date is June 17, 2022 via link in bio.⠀

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