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Notice of Race

Notice of Race

The Organizing Authority (OA) is the Marion-Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race Association, Inc. (MBCYRA). The race is supported by: The Beverly Yacht Club (BYC), Marion, Massachusetts; The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club (RHADC), Paget, Bermuda; and The Blue Water Sailing Club (BWSC), Boston, Massachusetts.

MBCYR Safety Requirements

Safety Requirements

Yachts competing in the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race must comply with the safety requirements specified in this document. Every yacht entered in the race is subject to inspection both before and after the race. Failure to be in compliance may result in invalidation of entry or a time penalty.

Sailing Instructions

Sailing Instructions

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Equipment Inspection Checklist

Inspection Checklist

Before the Race the Skipper shall arrange a mutually acceptable time and place for a mandatory courtesy yacht inspection by a Race Inspector. The initial inspection must be completed by May 27, 2017.

List of Inspectors

Certificate of Compliance

Certificate of Compliance

You must complete this Certificate and file it with the RHADC Duty Desk (Bermuda) in accordance with the time limits described in the Sailing Instructions. Failure to do so may result in a scoring time penalty or disqualification.

Bermuda Dock Request - Race Week


The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club MARION TO BERMUDA OCEAN YACHT RACE 2017 BERTH RESERVATION FORM is to be used for boats that will request dock space during race week.

Bermuda Dock Request - AC Finals Week

AC Week Form

The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club DOCKAGE REGISTRATION America's Cup 2017 For Marion Race Participants.

Bermuda Dock Regulations

Dock Regulations


Offshore Racing Association - Offshore Racing Rule (ORR)


All yachts must have a current Off-Shore Rating Rule (ORR) handicap certificate that may be based upon either full or partial measurement. We will obtain handicaps directly from US Sailing and will use a Time-on-Time rating customized for the Marion Bermuda Race.