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Jay Gowell Newport Bermuda Race Chairman 2020

February 18, 2020

The race fleet keeps getting bigger, reports Race Chairman Jay Gowell. Entries remain open through April 5th, but fees increase after Feb. 20.

Sunflower crew learns about firefighting

February 6, 2020

Competitors note! Small but important changes have been made to the NBR Safety Regulations.

February 3, 2020

Bermuda Race organizers have named Barton & Gray Mariners Club as the Official Sponsor of the pre-race Captain's Meeting.

January 23, 2020

A wind analysis of the eight previous Junes in which races were held has led to revisions to the wind matrix used to score the next Newport Bermuda Race. By Jim Teeters.

Safe Harbor Marinas logo

January 10, 2020

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has named the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world, as an official sponsor for the 2020 Race.

December 16, 2019

As of mid-December, interest in racing the 2020 Thrash to the Onion Patch is clearly building.

2014-Newport Bermuda Race Start Beavertail Castle Hill

December 9, 2019

The chairman reminds sailors that early entry will not only save them some money but also open a larger preparation window before the start.

Newport-Bermuda Race logo

December 7, 2019

CCA fleet surgeon and colleague, both experienced sailing doctors, will teach designated medical officers how to fill their roles during the race. First Aid and CPR training also available. Register early.

November 19, 2019

The Race's newest sponsor is the most durable supporter of the boats bought, sold, and prepared to race to the Onion Patch - dating back more than 80 years!

September 25, 2019

A large fleet of offshore racers has committed to the 52nd Bermuda Race ahead of the early entry deadline. Entries remain open until April 5, 2020.

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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.⠀

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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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