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June 19, 2020

A big fleet of virtual boats started at 1300 ET and is sailing in a moderate southwesterly breeze, close-reaching towards Bermuda.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

June 14, 2020

Sailonline.org has opened the racecourse for entry and practice sailing. The start is 1300 EDT on June 19.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

June 1, 2020

In this virtual Newport Bermuda Race held on SailOnline.org, competitors and race fans will sail 635 miles in one of four new model boats whose manufacturers have sponsored the race.

Sailonline.org race to Bermuda

May 26, 2020

We would help keep the spirit of the 2020 race alive with SailOnline.org to create an online race for all sailors to participate.

March 23, 2020

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our position has always been that we can only conduct the race if conditions for competitors and local populations made it safe to do so.

March 18, 2020

Bermuda Race organizers continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation closely and will make a call no later than May 1st. We are also welcoming input and questions.

Jay Gowell Newport Bermuda Race Chairman 2020

March 13, 2020

Bermuda Race 2020 is still on, but the COVID-19 situation is being monitored.

CCA Safety at Sea Course handheld flare

March 12, 2020

Safety training requirements have been modified due to the cancellation of several courses with the necessary hands-on training. Modifications are for 2020 only.

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.

Photos and Videos


Starting line boat at Newport Bermuda Race

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Its always a pleasure to have the United State Merchant Marine Academy in the race! These young sailors show great enthusiasm and are fierce competitors; that's a combination we like to have in our participants. Welcome back USMMA! ⠀

See who they will be up against here - https://buff.ly/3ARVme1⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster ( @DanielForster01)⠀

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Welcome back TIGER and crew! We hope you are looking forward to another great Bermuda Race in 2022! ⠀

See who else will be there! https://buff.ly/3ARVme1⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster ( @DanielForster01 )⠀

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Andrew Clark and his crew aboard ZIG ZAG will be at the starting line in Newport, Rhode Island for the 2022 Bermuda Race! Welcome back ZIG ZAG! ⠀

Check out the full entry list by following the link in our bio. ⠀

#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #OffShoreSailing #RoyalBermudaYachtClub #Bermuda @RoyalBermudaYC
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Make sure you're fully prepared for the race and print out the @TeamOneNewport Offshore Checklist! Check out their store! ...

Happy Thanksgiving from the Newport Bermuda Race! We are thankful to all our volunteers who dedicated a large part of their lives to the success of each edition but also our competitors who we know are working hard for 2022! ⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster
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Here is a throw back to the starting day of the 48th Bermuda Race with Black Watch US71 (R), the 1938 restored classic wooden yawl in the lead. There were 165 boats in 17 classes and 6 divisions that year. ⠀

See how many boats will be in the 2022 race -https://buff.ly/3ARVme1⠀

Photo: Talbot Wilson⠀

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Ray and Andrea Rhinelander, owners of BELLA J are signed up and ready to rock the 2022 Bermuda Race! ⠀

Check out who else will be at the 2022 Bermuda Race by following the link in our bio. ⠀

#BermudaRace #NewportBermuda #OffShoreSailing #RoyalBermudaYachtClub #Bermuda @RoyalBermudaYC
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Welcome back PROTUES! George Sakellaris' Maxi 72 will join the lineup in June 2022 for the Thrash to the Onion Patch!⠀

Check out the full entry list by going to the link in our bio!⠀

Photo: Daniel Forster ( @DanielForster01)⠀

#BermudaRace #Bermuda #NewportBermuda #Regatta #OffshoreRace #Sailors #Sailor #NewportRI #Offshoresailing @RoyalBermudaYC
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One of the world's most beautiful yachts will be taking part in the 2022 race. @schoonercolumbia is a 141’ Racing/Fishing Schooner steel-hulled replica of the historic Gloucester fishing schooner of the same name. She was built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc and Brian D'Isernia. She is our first Super Yacht entry as well.⠀

#ClassicYacht #NewportBermuda #SYColumbia #Schooner #BermudaRace
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