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June 26, 2012

Nothing, of course, can be taken for granted offshore, but at least sailors can hope for an easy sail home from Bermuda. It used to be said that the comfortable passage was the delivery back to North America. “It’s all downwind, easy going, Bimini weather.”  Sometimes it happens, but the deliveries I’ve made recently have […]

June 26, 2012

HAMILTON BERMUDA, June 26, 2012- The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee learned from Bermuda Harbour Radio on Tuesday that two boats returning from the Newport Bermuda Race had faced emergency situations that are being managed by Bermuda Radio and the US Coast Guard. Although they are not in control of the returning yachts, the Royal Bermuda […]

June 23, 2012

Here’s how a Bermuda Race veteran of long ago described his first steps when he staggered ashore after a Thrash to the Onion Patch: “We made tracks for the yacht club, and now, at last, with one foot on the rail of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club bar, we might truly be said to have […]

June 22, 2012

[ilink url=”http://bermudarace.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/NewportPrizelist2012-July-14-4.pdf” style=”download”]Bermuda Race Prize List[/ilink] The prize list for the 2012 Newport Bermuda Race has been posted online. More than 100 prizes will be awarded at the race’s traditional prizegiving ceremony at Government House on Saturday between 6 and 8 pm. Three special seamanship awards are being presented this year for exemplary seamanship in […]

June 16, 2012

George David’s 90-foot maxi Rambler has smashed the 635-mile Newport Bermuda race record, clipping a massive 14 hours off the previous best time set 10 years ago by Roy Disney’s Pyewacket. The new record now stands at 39 hours, 39 minutes, 18 seconds (subject to ratification) – an average speed of 16 knots. A delighted […]

June 16, 2012

The assault on the official, 10-year-old Newport Bermuda race record continued into Saturday night as the big boats in the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division— Rambler, Bella Mente, Shockwave and Team Tiburon— continue to blast down the course toward Bermuda. Their ETA of early Sunday morning seems to be holding up. If you are reading this Sunday […]

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Many of you already know the legend, Warren Brown, and if you don't you should! He has participated in 20 Bermuda Races, sailed over 300,000 miles in 11 different yachts, sailed to the Arctic, and is an all around good guy. He recently participated in our Bermuda Race Prep series, which you can see clips of on our site! ⠀

Join in on our next webinar on March 16th, to see which other sailing legends log in! ⠀
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115 years ago the first Bermuda Race took place, most people thought it was insane for amateur sailors to a 635 mi race in boats under 80ft! Now people are still attempting to to break Hugo Vihlen's record of crossing the Atlantic in a 5ft vessel in '93. How insane do you think that is?⠀

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Thinking about joining the Bermuda Race for the first time, but have lots of questions and could use some guidance? Don't worry, the organizing committee has established the Ambassador Program. First time racers will be paired up with CCA/RBYC members who have done it all before and want to share their insights on how to prep for the race. ⠀
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"Don’t put off race because you don’t have the right boat," - David Wilson during last week's webinar "Newport - Bermuda: It's on your Bucket List." Wilson took his Catalina 36, PAU HANA, on the 2016 race. The panelists covered other topics ranging from budget, to sailing double-handed, to different apps and programs to consider.⠀

Full recap and recording on our website.⠀

Photo: Wilson and his crew pulling into @royalbermudayc after finishing in 2016. ⠀

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If you enjoyed our webinar last night and want to learn more about the Gulf Stream, you might also enjoy @whoi.ocean's "Currents of Change" March 9th with Dr. Frank Bohlen, Dr. Magdalena Andres, and Dr. Glen Gawarkiewicz.⠀

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Last night, 136 prospective bluewater racers attended the first of this winter’s Bermuda Race-Prep Series: “It’s on Your Bucket List" presented by Bermuda. In case you missed it, check out the recap and recording on our website.⠀

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TONIGHT (Feb 9th at 7pm EST)! Kicks off our webinar series with "Newport Bermuda – It’s on Your Bucket List" Presented by @Bermuda Tourism and Supported by Goslings Rum.⠀

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Our webinar series starts this Tuesday (Feb 9th) with "Newport Bermuda – It’s on Your Bucket List" Presented by @Bermuda Tourism and Supported by Goslings Rum⠀

What does it take to prepare for and race to Bermuda for the first time? Our Bermuda Race ambassadors explain the basics and answer your questions.⠀

Panelists: ⠀
➡️ Hank Halsted – A veteran of 17 races, Halsted often sails in the Doublehanded Division. He is chairman of the race’s Qualifications Committee, advising captains on how to build out an experienced crew.⠀
➡️ Dick Holliday – A five-time competitor in the race, Holliday serves as head of the race’s ambassador program, pairing less experienced entrants with those who can answer questions on all race topics. ⠀
➡️ David Wilson – A Catalina 36 owner, Wilson has a fresh perspective on sailing the race for the first time, as he did in 2016, and in particular preparing a series-built boat to meet the safety standards for the race. ⠀

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500 days until the start of the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race!⠀

Are you wondering what it takes to get to this starting line (and more importantly safely to the finish line!) of this classic 635-mile ocean race? On February 9th at 7pm EST we are holding a live webinar to answer those burning questions. ⠀

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