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Local School Children Featured In AC Campaign

Local School Children Featured In AC Campaign

Residents will see the photo of their child or a friend’s child featured on the back of public buses from this week as America’s Cup Bermuda launches a public promotion that celebrates locals. The ‘America’s Cup is Our Cup’ bus back promotion features eight America’s Cup Endeavour graduates who represent the hundreds of 10 to 12-year-olds... Read more of this article

Smith & Raymond Win Divisions In New Zealand

Smith & Raymond Win Divisions In New Zealand

Young Bermudian sailors Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond made an impressive showing at the 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup in New Zealand, with both of them winning their divisions.Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards extended his congratulations to the pair. Ahzai won the Gold Fleet with 15 Net Points, while Christopher won... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailors Leading In New Zealand

Bermuda Youth Sailors Leading In New Zealand

The 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup is underway in New Zealand, with two young Bermudian sailors making an excellent showing, with both Azhai Smith and Christopher Raymond leading their respective fleets. Ahzai is the current leader in the Gold Fleet with 8 net points, while Christopher is the current leader in the Silver Fleet with 7 net points. The... Read more of this article

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Two young Bermudian America’s Cup Endeavour Program students are experiencing the opportunity of a lifetime – a trip to New Zealand, at no cost to them. Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond, both aged 12, flew to New Zealand on January 3 with AC Endeavour Program Coordinator Leah Collis to compete in three regattas. Both students participated in... Read more of this article

Hamilton Staff Donate Time With AC Endeavour

Hamilton Staff Donate Time With AC Endeavour

A group of employees from Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations, and Hamilton Re, the Company’s platform in Bermuda, recently spent an afternoon donating their services in support of the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme. As a corporate sponsor of the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme,... Read more of this article

Oracle Donate 15 Optimist Dinghies To Club

Oracle Donate 15 Optimist Dinghies To Club

On Friday afternoon, Oracle Team USA donated a second batch of 15 Optimist dinghies to a Bermuda sailing club. The boats have been completely refurbished to ‘better than new’ condition by the Oracle Team USA boat-builders after being rescued from the scrap heap, and were donated to Sandys Boat Club.In total, the team has now re-built 30 Optimist... Read more of this article

AC Endeavour Students Participate In Regatta

AC Endeavour Students Participate In Regatta

Close to 50 America’s Cup Endeavour Program students participated in their first ever regatta last weekend with the sailors making up a third of the fleet. The three-day regatta was held out of AC Endeavour’s West Fort in Dockyard with two fleets of 75 sailors, including Canadian and American national team members. Sailors from the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

AC Endeavour & Orbis Hold Community Day

AC Endeavour & Orbis Hold Community Day

AC Endeavour and Orbis recently held a Community Day, with over 50 Orbis employees starting their day at AC Endeavour’s West Fort where they learnt more about the AC Endeavour Program, of which Orbis is the leading partner.The employee volunteers were divided into three teams to undertake a range of activities, which included:A unique opportunity... Read more of this article

Sandys Students Visit With Oracle Team USA

Sandys Students Visit With Oracle Team USA

Sandys Secondary Middle School students have been participating in the AC Endeavour program this week. AC Endeavour is the youth education, sailing and life skills program for Bermuda middle school students run in conjunction with the America’s Cup and Oracle Team USA. Each Friday during the school term, AC Endeavour ‘graduates’ spend part of... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Endeavour Holds A ‘Sailorbration’

America’s Cup Endeavour Holds A ‘Sailorbration’

AC Endeavour, the America’s Cup youth sailing program, held a special “Sailorbration” event on Saturday [August 27] in Bermuda with the first season of AC Endeavour students graduating from the program. The celebration on Saturday provided the ‘AC Endeavour Graduates’ a chance to share with their families what they’ve learned and show the... Read more of this article

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Bermudian Tristan Loescher has completed an internationally recognized yachting instructor course as part of his professional development at the America’s Cup Endeavour program. Mr Loescher, a full-time member of the AC Endeavour team, travelled to the UK this July to complete the Royal Yachting Association’s Instructor training course. This... Read more of this article

Video: Katrina Williams Leads Sailing Program

Video: Katrina Williams Leads Sailing Program

After training close to 1,000 M1 students over the past school year, the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme recently launched its summer programme with special two-week camps operating both East and West. Those that took part in the STEAM Curriculum programme were given the opportunity to sail for free this summer, provided they passed a performance... Read more of this article

Video: AC Endeavour Benefits Local Children

Video: AC Endeavour Benefits Local Children

Over its first year, AC Endeavour has reached nearly 1000 children in Bermuda, through its STEAM classroom curriculum, sailing days, and after school programs, and Jaidyn Robinson is one of the young Bermudians who has been gifted one of the refurbished Optimists. The youth education and sailing program has also seen Oracle Team USA boatbuilders refurbish... Read more of this article