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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.

Merlin 68-foot ultralight by Bill Lee

September 17, 2019

Sixty-three boats have signed on for the 2020 race to beat the early-entry deadline.

Lighthouse Trophies Newport Bermuda Race

September 15, 2019

Choose your boat and your crew and join the Thrash to the Onion Patch to earn your own lighthouse trophy.

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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. ⠀

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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

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. ⠀

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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)⠀

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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