2020 Newport to Bermuda Race

Commanders’ Weather has provided weather support to the winning yachts for the last 13 races (20+ years). Below summarizes our services for the
52nd Newport to Bermuda Race.

Race Forecast Packages

Our 2020 Newport to Bermuda package remains the same price this year

at $495 and includes the following:


  • Gulf Stream map and discussion sent each week up to race week beginning around April 23

  • Each day from Tues, June 16  through Thurs June 18 you will receive a weather forecast for the entire race, sent to your email, including the latest Gulf Stream Analysis, surface weather maps going out 8 days, and routing suggestions

  • Fri June 19 - you will receive a final weather package including weather for the race, the final Gulf Stream from Dr. Walstad, surface weather maps, and routing.  This will be given on-site, in person before the general briefing.

    • The general briefing and continental breakfast will take place Friday morning for Commanders’ Weather clients in Newport, RI. The briefing will be conducted by Ken Campbell, Chris Wasserback, and Dr. Len Walstad, followed by a question and answer period.


Additional options:

  • Private briefings on Thursday, June 18 with Chris or Ken to discuss the race
    *Sign up early, as spots are limited and fill up well in advance!* $100/ 30 min

  • Window selection, departure forecast and enroute updates back from Bermuda - at discounted pricing for our race subscribers only!

  • Gulf Stream GRIB files - $40 each (or $320 for 10, and includes GS analysis for return)

  • Return Gulf Stream analysis $60 - or include Gulf Stream GRIB $100

  • GFS ½ degree resolution GRIB files $25 each

Email us for more info or to sign up!