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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 […]

October 25, 2013

By John Rousmaniere [twocol_one]   Newport RI, October 25, 2013— The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has adopted US Sailing’s new Safety Equipment Requirements for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, with modifications to include prescriptions.  An overhaul of the International Sailing Federation’s Offshore Special Regulations, the new requirements, called US Safety Equipment Requirements (USSER), were developed […]

October 2, 2013

[fourcol_three]Registration is now open for the Cruising Club of America’s biennial US Sailing- sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminar, which will be held at Newport, R.I. on the weekend of March 15-16, 2014. The seminar welcomes cruisers, delivery crews, racing crews, and skippers. All will gain valuable practical information.[/fourcol_three] [fourcol_one_last] [/fourcol_one_last][divider_flat] SATURDAY EVENTS feature the Safety at Sea […]

October 2, 2013

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the Pantaenius Group has joined its distinguished stable of sponsors for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race®.  Pantaenius American Yacht Insurance is the official lead sponsor of the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race’s tracker, which will be visible on the race’s web site. BROC Chairman Fred Deichmann […]

October 2, 2013

In recognition of a popular trend in sailing, the Newport Bermuda Race is introducing a new prize for the top boat sailing with just four crewmembers in the race’s Cruiser Division.  A Four-Handed Cruiser Prize will be awarded for the first time in the next Bermuda Race, which starts at Castle Hill, Newport, on June […]

September 20, 2013

Seventeen Newport Bermuda Race Inspectors gathered at Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, CT on Sunday, September 8 for the first inspector training seminar before the next Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20, 2014. Led by Chief Inspector John Winder, the group reviewed the race’s equipment and safety regulations and conducted mock inspections of […]

September 19, 2013

On September 7, Brewer Yacht Yards hosted a Newport Bermuda Race Offshore Preparedness Seminar that focused on helping first-time competitors get a head-start on race preparation and boat optimization for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, which starts on June 20 off Castle Hill. The well-attended event featured an impressive cadre of speakers who emphasized organizational […]

August 23, 2013

Sailing with a crew of family and friends headed by Pete Rebovich, of the Raritan (N.J.) Yacht Club, Sinn Fein won the St. David’s Light Trophy in 2006 and 2008 and was always among the top boats. Then came super storm Sandy. Now she’s now on the mend. . . . Read the story from […]

July 19, 2013

Anyone considering sailing in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race, or otherwise sailing offshore, should know about upcoming seminars sponsored by Brewer Yacht Yard Group, the Official Boat Preparation Resource of the Newport Bermuda Race.  This seminar will be held Saturday, September 7, at the Brewer Pilots Point Marina at Westbrook, CT.  Speakers will include Rives […]

July 17, 2013

For many years, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has imposed monetary penalties for failure to satisfy eligibility, entry, measurement and registration requirements by set deadline dates. These monetary penalties have proven ineffective in the case of some deep-pocketed racers, and have led to an increasingly burdensome entry process and to the potential for unfair advantage […]

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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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