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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

June 18, 2021

The fifth in our series of race-prep webinars focused on the nitty gritty of applying to enter the race in the SailGate entry system. Recording included.

newport bermuda race start 2018

June 9, 2021

The SailGate entry system opens June 18th, with full credit available for competitors who paid deposits in 2020

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Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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Who do you think will take home the glorious CCA Essex Station Trophy in 2022? This is awarded to the first in the St. David's Lighthouse division. Right now we have a near record-setting 78 entries! ⠀

Check out link in bio to see who is registered!⠀

#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #OffShoreSailing #RoyalBermudaYachtClub #CruisingClubofAmerica #Winners #Sailors @RoyalBermudaYC
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Look out STARK RAVING MAD is back for the 2022 race. James Madden and his crew will be on a Swan 601 this time and you know they are going to bring their A-game! ⠀

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

Photo: Daniel Forster (@DanielForster01)⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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Ahoy SOLUTION! Carter Bacon and his crew aboard a Neilson 50 Classic will be ready to take on the 635-mile adventure in 2022! ⠀

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

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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122 Entries for Newport-Bermuda Race 2022! Will you be there?!⠀
Division Breakdown:⠀
77 St. David's Lighthouse Division⠀
11 Doublehanded Division⠀
21 Finisterre Division⠀
9 Gibbs Lighthouse Division ⠀
1 Multihull Division⠀
1 Open Division⠀
1 Spirit of Tradition Division⠀
1 Super Yacht Division⠀

Full Entry List in link in bio. ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster (@danielforster01)⠀

#NewportBermudaRace #NewportRI #Bermuda #BermudaRace #Regatta #OffshoreSailing
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Last Day before entry fees go up! Be sure to register by today to save on 2022. Now who else is looking forward to seeing a full dock with flags up and everyone ready to sail?! 🙋🏼⠀


#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #OffShoreSailing #RoyalBermudaYachtClub #CruisingClubofAmerica
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Andrew Kallfelz's Arcona 460, SAFIR will be back on the starting line next June. Andrew also serves as our Entry Chairman and wants to remind you that tomorrow is the last day to register to save! Entry Fees will go up after the 18th. ⠀

Photo: @CateBrownPhoto from @cycaroundtheislandrace⠀

#NewportBermuda #BermudaRace #DownWindSailing #Bermuda #NewportRI #JamestownRI
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@North_Sails Returns as Official Sponsor and Exclusive Performance Partner of 2022 Newport Bermuda Race. The leading sailmaker will run performance seminars for those preparing for the race.

Learn more and sign up on our website. Link in Profile under Race News.

Photo: Boats in the 2018 Bermuda Race fleet, much of it powered by North Sails, gets underway from Newport. Daniel Forster/PPL photo

#NewportBermuda #NorthSails #NewportRI #OffshoreSailing #RaceSponsor
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We don't want to pick favorites but who can resist the beautiful lines of this classic yacht? Richard Herbert's S&S Bermudian Yawl REVONOC will certainly be turning heads on the starting line next June. ⠀

This was the first offshore yacht owned by esteemed sailor and former CCA Commodore Harvey Conover (Revenoc spelled backwards) who was disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle during a storm onboard Revonoc II in 1959.⠀

#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #ClassicYacht #Revenoc #BermudaTriangle #SparkmanStephens
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Are you headed to @TheNewportBoatShow this week? Stop by and say hi to thank some of our race sponsors and see what is new with them!⠀

- @bluenoseyachts Dock N-1 E
- @HellyHansenNewport Tent A 78
- @teamonenewport Tent A 70
- @mcmyacht Dock N-1 W
- @North_sails Dock N-0 E
- @SafeHarborMarinas Gate 3 Deck
- @sailingworldmag North Commercial Wharf
- Offshore Passage Opportunities Tent A 66
- @HammettsHotel right on site!


#NewportBermuda #NewportRI #NewportBoatShow
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