Bermuda Race

Newport to Bermuda Race insignia

The Bermuda Race.  

Visit the Newport Bermuda Race Official Website

"The CCA has since its inception been devoted to stimulating interest in seamanship and the navigation and handling of small vessels offshore. Conducting a well-organized, biennial race to Bermuda is an important part of carrying out that mission."

— Truman Casner,
CCA Commodore, 2002

Newport Bermuda Race


See the official Newport Bermuda Race web site for complete race information.

The Newport Bermuda Race® is organized jointly by the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.


A Berth To Bermuda, by John Rousmaniere

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the race, the CCA has commissioned celebrated author and CCA member John Rousmaniere to write a history of the race. "A Berth to Bermuda" is being published by the Cruising Club of America and Mystic Seaport. For more information, visit Mystic Seaport Stores or call 800-331-2665 to place an order.

Royal Bermuda Yacht Club

Visit the website of the CCA's co-sponsor of the Bermuda Race.

Offshore Racing Rule

For information on the ORR, visit the Offshore Racing Association website. ORR Rating applications are at US Sailing.


The IRC web site has details about the IRC rule. IRC rating applications are available at US Sailing.

Weather & Gulf Stream Information

CCA Member Frank Bohlen has compiled years of helpful information and numerous links about weather and the Gulf Stream.