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DateTitle - Author / Summary
 Posted On Friday, July 12, 2019
Zaraffa Claims Overall ORR Title 
While the Volvo 70 Warrior takes line honors, the US Naval Academy's Zaraffa claims overall ORR title. Macintosh won the PHRF division on corrected time.
 Posted On Friday, July 05, 2019
Perspectives from the Race Directors 
Being Co-Race Directors is a labor of love for Anne Coulombe and Richard Hinterhoeller, and one they truly enjoy. It's their favorite event, and a way to give back for many regattas and offshore races in which they've sailed over the years.
 Posted On Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Race Guidebook for the 38th Edition  
The race guide book contains information about Marblehead and Halifax, stories of the race, trophies and more.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Kiwi Spirit I Enters with Youth on Her Side 
After two attempts to solo circumnavigate the world, Kiwi Spirit will have more modest but challenging goals this summer and youth will be on her side. Chloe Riley, 22, will be skipper with her brother Jo Riley, 18, Navigating.
 Posted On Wednesday, May 08, 2019
How an America's Cup Design Came to Race in the MHOR 
Built for the 1974 defender trials, the historical Olin Stephens design twelve metre yacht Valiant makes a regular appearance in the MHOR
 Posted On Thursday, May 02, 2019
Bill Greenwood on why Marblehead is the “Granddaddy of all races in the North Americas” 
In anticipation of the 38th annual race we sat down with Bill Greenwood, owner and skipper of “Airborne IV” and a sailor who knows a thing or two about conquering the voyage.
 Posted On Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Why Race to Halifax? A First Time MHOR Skipper Shares Motivation for Entering. 
Racing to Halifax for the First Time; One skipper’s perspective. For Tom Mager aboard his J122 Gigi the 2019 Halifax will be his first.
 Posted On Tuesday, July 17, 2018
2019 Race Dates Announced 
The 2019 Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race will begin on Sunday July 7th 2019 so please mark your calendars so we see you on the start line.
 Posted On Friday, July 21, 2017
RNSYS Reception and Prize Ceremony 
A memorable edition of the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race wrapped with a reception and prize ceremony at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron on Thursday, July 13, 2017.
 Posted On Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Halifax Crew Captures First in Largest Division of 2017 
The crew of Airborne IV wins first in PHR overall and first in PHR-4.
New Marblehead to Halifax Course Record Set by Prospector 
Prospector crossed the finish line Monday evening with a new course record of 28 hours 28 minutes and 50 seconds.
 Posted On Monday, July 10, 2017
And they are off! 
The skies were fair and winds out of the southwest averaging 10 knots to start the 2017 biennial edition of the race.
 Posted On Sunday, July 09, 2017
Race to Halifax Starts Today! 
Hear from several racers and officials on the video preview
 Posted On Thursday, June 29, 2017
Love Story 
When it comes to “The Halifax,” Arthur Love can claim dual citizenship. At 83, he is the longest living member of the Boston Yacht Club...
 Posted On Sunday, May 14, 2017
Practice, Practice, Practice 
Canada’s 2016 offshore sailor of the year, Stuart McCrea and crew on the J-120 Deviation had a big year in 2016, taking home the trophy for the best results for a Canadian boat in the Newport-Bermuda Race. It will be a tough act to follow as they prepare for the MHOR
 Posted On Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Ten member crew is “all in the family”. 
Seventy-three year old Brad Willauer has been participating since he was a teenager, usually working the foredeck on someone else’s boat. Now, after participating in MHOR at least ten times, he will be skipper of his own crew for the first time in this event in July. PHOTO CREDIT: Daniel Forster/Talbot Wilson/PPL
 Posted On Tuesday, February 14, 2017
9 Races of Halifax Memories 
Twenty-three years ago I participated in my first MHOR driving my Frers 36, Achiever. The fact that I am here writing this article is testimony to our surviving that race, but it was a close run affair.
 Posted On Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Steele Auto Group Signs on as Title Sponsor 
A prominent Atlantic Canadian company is the 2017 title sponsor. Steele Auto Group is based in Halifax and owns 17 dealerships in the region.
 Posted On Monday, August 15, 2016
New Website Launched To Support The 2017 Race. 
We've upgraded our website with a new design and more imagery of the race.
 Posted On Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Spookie Claims Line Honors 
Steve Benjamin's Spookie, a Carkeek HP 40 was the first boat across the line in Halifax at 18:34:25.
 Posted On Monday, July 06, 2015
Photos and Videos of the 2015 Start 
We have some great aerial video and photos of every boat organized by division.