As of this afternoon [June 20] Just over half of the Newport Bermuda race fleet ended in Bermuda, and some were seen moored in Hamilton, including the island’s own Spirit of Bermuda, which completed the race today.
The race started on Friday [June 17]With a powerful fleet of 187 starting a 635 nautical mile marine race and this year’s first Saturday finisher in history, Argo set a new record of just 33 hours.
It’s usually a completely fun event, but unfortunately this year was a tragedy. Marietta’s yacht Morgan’s captain, Colin Golder, died after being outboard in a strong wind of about 325 miles from Bermuda.
According to the organizers, the biennial Newport Bermuda Race, founded in 1906, is one of the oldest regular marine races, one of the very few international distance races, and a regular in the world. It is one of the two races to be held. Of the view of the land.
This race will be the second international sailing fleet to visit the island this month after the fleet of Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has visited the island and will be the first stop in Bermuda.
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