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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

AC Endeavour Officially Opens Dockyard Base

AC Endeavour Officially Opens Dockyard Base

America’s Cup Endeavour – the youth education and community sailing initiative – held a ceremony to officially open its new Dockyard location on Wednesday evening. Now hundreds of nine to 12-year-old students can learn to sail in both the west end and the east end. The St. George’s location opened in October during the Louis Vuitton America’s... Read more of this article

Meet The Design Director For ACEA: Lyn Winford

Meet The Design Director For ACEA: Lyn Winford

Lyn Winford is Design Director for America’s Cup Event Authority [ACEA], and is a major part of the design team that creates all the artwork for the America’s Cup including decals on the boats, banners in the event villages around the world, the America’s Cup Endeavour Program logo and sails and much more. Her role includes layout/design, art... Read more of this article

AC Endeavour Program To Begin In Chicago

AC Endeavour Program To Begin In Chicago

The America’s Cup is bringing its Endeavour program – which introduces students to sailing as a way to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math [STEAM] – to Chicago beginning this summer when Chicago hosts the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series race at Navy Pier. A gala in support of the program was hosted on Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Endeavour Youth Initiative Extended To USA

Endeavour Youth Initiative Extended To USA

The America’s Cup youth education and sailing program, called America’s Cup Endeavour, is branching out to New York and Chicago over the coming months. AC Endeavour has been operating in Bermuda, the host venue for the 2017 America’s Cup, since last year. In that time, hundreds of school children have had an opportunity to get on the water and... Read more of this article