2020

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.

March 13, 2020

Jay Gowell Newport Bermuda Race Chairman 2020

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

March 12, 2020

CCA Safety at Sea Course handheld flare

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

February 18, 2020

Jay Gowell Newport Bermuda Race Chairman 2020

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

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.

January 10, 2020

Safe Harbor Marinas logo

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.

December 9, 2019

2014-Newport Bermuda Race Start Beavertail Castle Hill

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

December 7, 2019

Newport-Bermuda Race logo

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!