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June 20, 2020

With winds lightening across the course for 2020 Online Bermuda Race competitors, the fleet spread 200 miles to the east and west looking for breeze.

Mamaroneck Frostbite Association sailing in Online Bermuda Race

June 19, 2020

Racers are fanning out quickly in the opening hours of the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race, and racers from a NY frostbite group are doing it too!

June 19, 2020

A big fleet of virtual boats started at 1300 ET and is sailing in a moderate southwesterly breeze, close-reaching towards Bermuda.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

June 14, 2020

Sailonline.org has opened the racecourse for entry and practice sailing. The start is 1300 EDT on June 19.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

June 1, 2020

In this virtual Newport Bermuda Race held on SailOnline.org, competitors and race fans will sail 635 miles in one of four new model boats whose manufacturers have sponsored the race.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

May 26, 2020

We would help keep the spirit of the 2020 race alive with SailOnline.org to create an online race for all sailors to participate.

March 23, 2020

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our position has always been that we can only conduct the race if conditions for competitors and local populations made it safe to do so.

March 18, 2020

Bermuda Race organizers continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation closely and will make a call no later than May 1st. We are also welcoming input and questions.

Jay Gowell Newport Bermuda Race Chairman 2020

March 13, 2020

Bermuda Race 2020 is still on, but the COVID-19 situation is being monitored.

CCA Safety at Sea Course handheld flare

March 12, 2020

Safety training requirements have been modified due to the cancellation of several courses with the necessary hands-on training. Modifications are for 2020 only.

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"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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Join Andrew Holmes of @goslingsrum, your host for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race Prize-Giving Ceremony. Homepage announcement via link in profile⠀

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Sloan Burns provided us with this onboard report from aboard his Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 after finishing second in the Double-Handed Division of #N2BOnline⠀

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Congratulations to all the podium finishers of the #N2BOnline Race 2020. ⠀

Full Results can be found via link in our profile. ⠀

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Happy International DARK 'N STORMY Day. All the competitors who finished late last night and today deserve one and an extra cheers to our friends @GoslingsRum who will be hosting the virtual awards on June 27th.⠀

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Congrats to Tony Phillpott 🇬🇧 (SOL Username: midnightexpress) who just won the Doublehanded ⠀
Division in a Jeanneau Yachts Sun Fast 3300, he was followed close behind by Sloan Burns 🇺🇸 (SOL SloanBurns) who would have sailed IRL onboard an Italia 13.98, Artemis. Phillpott finished 1252 UTC with Burns just 3 minutes behind.⠀

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