Bermuda Webinar Series
Winter and Spring 2021 Zoom webinars will offer Q&A with experienced racers serving as panelists.
- February 9th – “Newport Bermuda – It’s on Your Bucket List”
- March 16th – “Bermuda Race Tent Party – Sea Stories from Young and Old”
- April 13th – “To Finish First, You First Must Finish – Safety & Yacht Preparation for the Bermuda Race”
- May 11th – “What Division is Right for Me in the Bermuda Race?”
- June 15th -” How to Register for Newport Bermuda – Entries Open June 17″
Registration is free but an RSVP is required.
You can register once for all or just one of the webinars. A link will be emailed to you to join ahead of the meeting.
Recordings will be available after the webinars. Come with your questions and stories to share, inspire, and learn!
If you’re interested in sponsoring the race or webinars, contact Bermuda Race sponsorship.
Newport Bermuda – It’s on Your Bucket List
Presented by Bermuda Tourism
Supported by Goslings Rum
FEBRUARY 9th, 2021 – 7PM
What does it take to prepare for and race to Bermuda for the first time? Our Bermuda Race ambassadors explain the basics and answer your questions.
Hank Halsted – A veteran of 17 races, Halsted often sails in the Doublehanded Division. He is chairman of the race’s Qualifications Committee, advising captains on how to build out an experienced crew.
Dick Holliday – A five-time competitor in the race, Holliday serves as head of the race’s ambassador program, pairing less experienced entrants with those who can answer questions on all race topics.
David Wilson – A Catalina 36 owner, Wilson has a fresh perspective on sailing the race for the first time, as he did in 2016, and in particular preparing a series-built boat to meet the safety standards for the race.
Bermuda Race Tent Party – Sea Stories from Young and Old
Presented by Goslings Rum supported by Bermuda Tourism
MARCH 16th, 2021 7PM
Baptized by the Gulf Stream once or as many as 26 times, our story tellers are set to provide stories of the reality and the legend of the 635-mile “Thrash to the Onion Patch.” Bring your questions, too.
To Finish First, You First Must Finish – Safety & Yacht Preparation for the Bermuda Race
APRIL 13th, 2021 7PM
Our yacht inspectors and safety experts describe the typical projects and required training as you get your crew and boat ready to race to Bermuda.
“What Division is Right for Me in the Bermuda Race?”
MAY 11th, 2021 7PM
Learn the differences between St. David’s, Gibbs Hill, Finisterre and other divisions to decide which “race within the Bermuda Race” is right for you, your boat and your crew.
“How to Register for Newport Bermuda – Entries Open June 17”
JUNE 15th, 2021 7PM
Our entry and race chairs will introduce you to our entry system and show you how to get started with your entry early.