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February 24, 2014

Newport RI, February 21, 2014— With 120 applications for entry received for the upcoming 49th Newport Bermuda Race, the race’s organizers are noting a larger than usual proportion of first-time entries as the April 1 entry deadline approaches.  More than one-fourth of the applications are from boats that have not sailed the race.  “It’s satisfying […]

February 21, 2014

Today, when three of the Newport Bermuda Race’s major prizes are replicas of Bermuda aids to navigation, and when many other prizes honor sailors, it may come as a surprise to learn that the race’s very first award (for the winner of the founding race in 1906) was named for Sir Thomas Lipton, who donated […]

February 15, 2014

The 108-year-old Newport Bermuda Race is enriched by its tradition of presenting many historic trophies. Here is the story of one of them. The Herbert L. Stone Memorial Trophy, presented to the first yacht to finish in the Cruising Division, is named for one of sailing’s most important leaders and driving forces.  Stone (1871-1955) publicized […]

January 30, 2014

The learning curve of a first-time Bermuda Race captain may seem steep and winding, but as this report by one-time first-timer shows, it's not Everest.  A Connecticut doctor who had crewed in two races, he first skippered in his Swan 46 Flying Lady in the 2012 race with an all-amateur crew (he returned in 2014). […]

January 27, 2014

Two weeks after the opening of registration for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, Applications for Entry are coming in at a rate that indicates a strong turnout on the starting line off Castle Hill on June 20.  As of Sunday, January 26, there were 80 applications for entry in the 49th running of the 635-mile […]

January 13, 2014

Racers may now submit their Application For Entry at the Race Entry Portal. For faster service in the future, use the text link in the top right corner of any BermudaRace.com page.

January 9, 2014

The 2014 Newport Bermuda Race opens for online registration on Monday, January 13. Captains wishing to sail in the 49th running of the offshore classic may apply for entry on the race’s official website, www.BermudaRace.com, using the Entry Portal.  The deadline for filing an application for entry is 1700, April 1. After the biennial race starts […]

December 13, 2013

Several special presentations have been added to the Cruising Club of America-Newport Bermuda Race Safety Weekend on March 15-16, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Goat Island, Newport, R.I. Always highly regarded and well-attended, this year’s Safety Weekend features a US Sailing sanctioned Safety-At-Sea Seminar on Saturday, plus the following special events on Saturday or […]

November 15, 2013

Article excerpted from the November Newsletter. [threecol_two]Yellowbrick trackers will be provided to the fleet for race tracking once again in 2014. Pantaenius American Yacht Insurance will serve as a primary sponsor of the trackers. However, in a change from 2012, the Yellowbrick trackers will be required to be returned in Bermuda and will not be […]

November 1, 2013

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has posted the Notice of Race for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race® in the race documents area. The Newport Bermuda Race Safety Requirements have also been posted. These requirements are based on US Sailing’s new “Ocean-level” standard, and include Newport Bermuda Race prescriptions. BROC Chairman Fred Deichmann said, “We are […]

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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. ⠀

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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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It was a hard-fought battle that led to a fierce last beat in the St. David's Lighthouse Division with Michael O'Donnell (SOL Modonnellaw) beating out Scott Bearse (SOL SlideRule) by mere seconds in the Dehler 46s. Both competitors were supposed to sail in 2020 Newport Bermuda Race IRL (in real life) and we able to apply their first-hand knowledge to the online version. After finishing around 1000 UTC on 23/06 both competitors congratulated each other in the chat with O'Donnell thanking all the competitors "Thank you, everyone, for a great first time online race experience!"⠀

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Our first Italia 14.98 has crossed the finish line! Congratulations to Cesar Garcia 🇪🇸 (SOL Username: GREATSKUA)⠀ winner of the Finisterre Division in the @ItaliaYachts 14.98 crossed the finish line at 2020-06-23 02:29 UTC just under a mile ahead of Derek Joubert 🇿🇦 (SOL: Maximus).⠀

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Congrats to Juan Barclay (SOL Username: rafa) from Peru 🇵🇪 on line honours for the @Sailonline Newport Bermuda Race 2020! ⠀

He finished just over a quarter-mile in front of 2nd place finisher, IJärvinen, (SOL: ij) from Finland 🇫🇮. Both competitors led the Gibbs Lighthouse Division for much of the race "aboard" their XP55s. ⠀Read more via link in bio. ⠀
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#N2BOnline Race Blog 4: Experienced Bermuda Racers Lead St. David's Lighthouse Division. ⠀

Several front-runners in the St. David's Lighthouse Division have been putting on-water Bermuda Race experience to work as they sail their Dehler 46s in the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race. With 100 miles to go, Scott Bearse/SlideRule and Michael O'Donnell/Modonnellaw were dueling for the lead. Both were scheduled to do the IRL (in real life) race in 2020, Bearse on his own boat, also named Slide Rule, and O'Donnell on Monhegan, a J/44.⠀

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