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July 11, 2013

By Rush Hambleton

Newport RI, July 11, 2013— The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee has named the Brewer Yacht Yard Group as the Official Boat Preparation Resource of the Newport Bermuda Race. Said BROC Race Organizing Committee Chairman Fred Deichmann, “We are very happy to welcome the Brewer Group of 22 yards in New York and New England as a […]

April 26, 2013

By Media Team

Knowledge of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) is a requirement of the race for all crew.

January 29, 2013

By John Rousmaniere

The Newport Bermuda Race is closely followed by an onshore team of race officials alternating four-hour watches as they monitor emails, satphone and radiotelephone calls, and the online tracker that identifies entries and their positions.  At a little after 2000 EDT on the 2012 race’s third night, June 17, watch-stander Nicholas Weare, based in Bermuda, […]

July 11, 2012

By Talbot Wilson

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has announced that the start of the next Newport Bermuda Race will be on Friday, June 20, 2014. While another record-smashing year like 2012 may be unlikely, BROC expects to provide blue water racing sailors with another great experience in 2014. The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee is composed of […]

June 26, 2012

By John Rousmaniere

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

By Rush Hambleton

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

By John Rousmaniere

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

By Rush Hambleton

[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 21, 2012

By Rush Hambleton

June 16, 2012

By Rush Hambleton

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 […]

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Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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Please give a big 👏 to Destiny! Thomas Stokes and crew were the final boat to cross the finish line last night. Whoever was responsible onboard for meals receives the “Cooks Award” tomorrow at prize giving.

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Photo: Crew member Selina by Anne Hyde
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We have wrapped our Yacht Club Chat (or Dark'n Story Time for some!) with 33 interviews with winners, family crews, organizers, and more. Totaling over 8 hours of content, so skip Netflix this weekend and relive the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race with the sailors who took on the Thrash to the Onion Patch.

Our latest batch features:
- The Father/ Daughter duos on the @lyman_morse design, Arcadia
- Megan Gimple educating us about the new eco steward program
- Dan Litchfield on the obstacles his crew had to overcome on Hound to win their Class
- Vice Race Chairman, Mark Lenci, on the unique downwind sailing experience
- 20-year-old College sailor Zachary Doerr on winning the doublehanded division in his first Bermuda Race
- Sara Stone on coaching the @ratzracing down and now taking on the doublehanded race back to Newport with @bluenoseyachts
- Jim Hammit on what it takes to put a successful doublehanded program together
- CCA Commodore Chris Otorowski remarks on the Race

Link in our bio.

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @royalbermudayc #royalbermudayc @cruisingclubofamerica #cruisingclubofamerica
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Yesterday, the Governor of Bermuda 🇧🇲, Rena Lalgie walked the docks of @royalbermudayc chatting with the sailors, particularly the youth sailors of the @ratzracing about their initiatives. ...

John Browning is the current living record holder for the most Bermuda Races with 27. Second to Jim Mertz with 30 but he has “sailed his last Bermuda Race” as they say. He has never sailed it on his own boat and the boat he crewed in this year, JCurve, almost never made it to the starting line.

Listen to this great interview over some @goslingsrum for some great stories. Link in bio to our YouTube page.

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