All IMS Racing and IMS Cruiser/Racer yachts that have been accepted for entry in 2004 Newport Bermuda Race are now eligible to enter the seven-race Onion Patch Series.
You can enter both the NYYC Annual Regatta and the RBYC Anniversary Regatta as an individual entry in the three-event series and also form three-boat Onion Patch teams on-line at the New York Yacht Club web site at the address below.
The best scoring individual yacht participating in the seven-race series wins the Henry B. du Pont Trophy and the IMS North American Championship. The first yacht on corrected time, in the Bermuda Race, that is a competitor in the Onion Patch Series will be awarded the Catherine Hollis Memorial Trophy. Three-boat teams compete for the Onion Patch Trophy.
The Onion Patch Series offers excellent competition in a variety of conditions from racing in the Rhode Island Sound or Narragansett Bay to the ocean Gulf Stream crossing to Bermuda's Great Sound and North Shore waters. Cruiser/Racer and Racing type yachts will all find an opportunity to excel.