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2024 Newport to Bermuda Race

Commanders’ Weather has provided weather support to the winning yachts for the last 15 races (20+ years). Below summarizes our services for the
54th Newport to Bermuda Race.

Race Forecast Packages

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Our 2024 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 April 28 or the first Sunday after you sign up for the race package, whichever is later.  (4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, and 6/16)

  • Each day from Tue June 18 through Thu June 20 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 21 - you will receive a final weather package including weather for the race, the final Gulf Stream from Dr. Alice Ren, PhD (see About section), surface weather maps, and routing.  This will be given on-site, in-person and also emailed

    • There will be a general briefing and continental breakfast Friday morning for Commanders’ Weather clients in Newport, RI. The briefing will be conducted by Chris Wasserback and Dr. Alice Ren, followed by a question and answer period.


Additional options:

  • Private briefings on Thursday, June 20 with Chris Wasserback or Oliver Lucia 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 en route 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

  • Weather outlooks in advance available Fri May 31, Jun 7, and Jun 14 - $50 each

Email us for more info or to sign up!

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