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March 9, 2014

Sailors are reminded that the deadline for Applications for Entry, 1700 hours, April 1, 2014, is rapidly approaching, with only four weeks remaining in which to apply without incurring a time penalty. Applications for Entry may be filed in the race entry portal on the race web site. Also online are a complete guide to […]

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 […]

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Last night, more than 100 prospective and veteran Newport Bermuda Racers attended the third event in the 2022 Race-Prep Series: “To Finish First, You First Must Finish—Safety and Yacht Preparation for the Bermuda Race.” The evening was presented by GMT Composites and supported by Goslings Rum and the Bermuda Tourism Authority.⠀

In case you missed it, the recap and recording are on our website. (Link in bio under Race News)⠀

Thanks to Chief Inspector James Phyfe and the Head of Safety at Sea training, Mark Lenci, for sharing their knowledge. They are ready and standing by with the rest of the Organizing Committee to start helping prospective teams start preparing now for 2022. ⠀

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TONIGHT (April 13th)! Join our Safety and Yacht Prep for the Bermuda Race Seminar at 7PM via Zoom. Our chief yacht inspector and safety experts will talk about the typical projects and required training you should have as you get your crew and boat ready to race to Bermuda.⠀

To register follow the link in our bio. ⠀

Hope to see you there! ⠀

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“To Finish First, You First Must Finish” - A Safety & Yacht Preparation Webinar for the 2022 Bermuda Race April 13th at 7pm EST Presented by @GMTComposites Supported by @Bermuda and @TheBlackSeal ⠀

Register to join via the link in our profile.⠀

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Have you raced in 5, 10, or 15 Bermuda Races? You could become of a member of the The Gulf Stream Society. The only obligation of Society membership is to wear the membership pin with a smile and to invite those sailors who are struggling with fewer than five races under their belt, to go ahead and sign up for the next race. ⠀
To find out more and to apply head on over to our website! ⠀

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To Finish First, You First Must Finish - Safety & Yacht Preparation for the Bermuda Race - Join us for our next seminar on April 13th at 7pm EST⠀

Our chief inspector James Phyfe and the head of our safety-at-sea training Mark Lenci will lead this month's seminar with a discussion of typical projects and challenges in prepping a boat and crew for the race in compliance with the Newport Bermuda Race Safety Regulations (NBRSRs). ⠀

Join us on Zoom as Lenci describes significant work he did on his production boat, with Phyfe's guidance, in 2016. There will be time for Q&A, as well.⠀

Register via the link in our profile.⠀

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Go @MudRatz! These four young women - Megan Gimple, Sarah Wilkinson, Lindsay Gimple, and Annie Longo - ( pictured at the Newport Bermuda Race Awards ceremony in 2018.) have all taken part in @themagentaproj Mentoring Program and now are joining the @tradersailing joining the @TranspacRace crew this summer!⠀

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@SailGP returns to Bermuda later this month (April 24/25)! Great to see some action back on the Sound. Can't wait to see our sailors back there next year.⠀

If you are in Bermuda, head to sailgp.com for information on tickets. For Race Fans, they say coverage will also be on the SailGP App.
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In 2021 and beyond, the Newport Bermuda Race is striving to become a leader in sustainability practices! And we would like you to do your part as well. We have a great best practices guide on our website that offers high impact actions you take to make sailing more sustainable. ⠀

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For Women's History Month we'd like share a piece of Bermuda Race history with you! This is Thora Lund Robinson, age 20, she was the first woman to join the Bermuda Race on its opening day in 1906! At that time most people thought it was insane for any man to race across an ocean let alone a woman. But that didn't stop her! Cheers to Thora! ⠀

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