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January 24, 2021

Winter and spring Zoom webinars will offer Q&A with experienced racers and organizers.

December 18, 2020

This Sydney Hobart Race class winner has changed owners and has its sights on Newport Bermuda silverware next.

October 12, 2020

Three sailors with multiple talents join the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour in 2020: John Alden, Kirk Cooper and Bjorn Johnson.

August 26, 2020

The 52nd Thrash to the Onion Patch has a new chairman, and he’s announced the race start for the third Friday in June, in 22 months.

June 26, 2020

Join Andrew Holmes of Goslings Rum, your host for the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race Prize-Giving Ceremony

June 24, 2020

Putting his nav prep for the real race to good use, Sloan Burns sailed a fast and conservative course and finished second in the Double-Handed Division.

June 23, 2020

The fleet of water-ballasted Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300s hung close to the larger boats, finishing in less than four days.

June 23, 2020

Despite accidentally tacking his Dehler 46 on the final approach to the finish, Modonnellaw staved off SlideRule in the shadows of St. David’s Lighthouse.

June 22, 2020

A veteran Sailonline racer, Cesar Garcia/GREATSKUA, won his first race in several years by boldly scrapping one plan for a better one, 24 hours into the race.

June 22, 2020

Juan Barclay/rafa, won the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division, which raced a fleet of Xp 55s in the 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race.

Photos and Videos


Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

Visit our Media Room for the latest in Photos and Videos for the Bermuda Race.

Look out STARK RAVING MAD is back for the 2022 race. James Madden and his crew will be on a Swan 601 this time and you know they are going to bring their A-game! ⠀

Check out the full entry list via link in profile. ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster (@DanielForster01)⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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Ahoy SOLUTION! Carter Bacon and his crew aboard a Neilson 50 Classic will be ready to take on the 635-mile adventure in 2022! ⠀

Check out the full entry list via link in profile.⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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122 Entries for Newport-Bermuda Race 2022! Will you be there?!⠀
Division Breakdown:⠀
77 St. David's Lighthouse Division⠀
11 Doublehanded Division⠀
21 Finisterre Division⠀
9 Gibbs Lighthouse Division ⠀
1 Multihull Division⠀
1 Open Division⠀
1 Spirit of Tradition Division⠀
1 Super Yacht Division⠀

Full Entry List in link in bio. ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster (@danielforster01)⠀

#NewportBermudaRace #NewportRI #Bermuda #BermudaRace #Regatta #OffshoreSailing
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Last Day before entry fees go up! Be sure to register by today to save on 2022. Now who else is looking forward to seeing a full dock with flags up and everyone ready to sail?! 🙋🏼⠀


#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #OffShoreSailing #RoyalBermudaYachtClub #CruisingClubofAmerica
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Andrew Kallfelz's Arcona 460, SAFIR will be back on the starting line next June. Andrew also serves as our Entry Chairman and wants to remind you that tomorrow is the last day to register to save! Entry Fees will go up after the 18th. ⠀

Photo: @CateBrownPhoto from @cycaroundtheislandrace⠀

#NewportBermuda #BermudaRace #DownWindSailing #Bermuda #NewportRI #JamestownRI
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@North_Sails Returns as Official Sponsor and Exclusive Performance Partner of 2022 Newport Bermuda Race. The leading sailmaker will run performance seminars for those preparing for the race.

Learn more and sign up on our website. Link in Profile under Race News.

Photo: Boats in the 2018 Bermuda Race fleet, much of it powered by North Sails, gets underway from Newport. Daniel Forster/PPL photo

#NewportBermuda #NorthSails #NewportRI #OffshoreSailing #RaceSponsor
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We don't want to pick favorites but who can resist the beautiful lines of this classic yacht? Richard Herbert's S&S Bermudian Yawl REVONOC will certainly be turning heads on the starting line next June. ⠀

This was the first offshore yacht owned by esteemed sailor and former CCA Commodore Harvey Conover (Revenoc spelled backwards) who was disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle during a storm onboard Revonoc II in 1959.⠀

#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #ClassicYacht #Revenoc #BermudaTriangle #SparkmanStephens
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Are you headed to @TheNewportBoatShow this week? Stop by and say hi to thank some of our race sponsors and see what is new with them!⠀

- @bluenoseyachts Dock N-1 E
- @HellyHansenNewport Tent A 78
- @teamonenewport Tent A 70
- @mcmyacht Dock N-1 W
- @North_sails Dock N-0 E
- @SafeHarborMarinas Gate 3 Deck
- @sailingworldmag North Commercial Wharf
- Offshore Passage Opportunities Tent A 66
- @HammettsHotel right on site!


#NewportBermuda #NewportRI #NewportBoatShow
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"We have 67 entries to date. I don’t know if we’ll end up with 125 boats or more than 200 on the starting line, but we’ll be ready to support everyone who turns out." - Somers Kempe, Race Chairman.⠀

Somers Kempe, the race chairman, knows this 635-mile race inside and out. Not only has he raced from Newport to Bermuda nine times, but while serving as a volunteer, he has run the entry system, served as bermudarace.com webmaster, and even met the first finishers the year he served as Royal Bermuda Yacht Club commodore.⠀

Check out our interview with him in the Race News section of our website (link in bio). ⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor @RoyalBermudaYC
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