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NZ Nominated For Laureus World Team Of Year

NZ Nominated For Laureus World Team Of Year

The New Zealand America’s Cup team — which won the coveted trophy when Bermuda hosted the event in 2017 — has been nominated for the Laureus Team of the Year award, with the sailors nominated alongside teams including NBA Champions Golden State Warriors, Super Bowl champions New England Patriots, and Champions League winners Real Madrid. The... Read more of this article

Top 20 Most Viewed Youtube Videos For 2017

Top 20 Most Viewed Youtube Videos For 2017

Bernews posted more than 800 videos on YouTube during 2017, and the top twenty most viewed on our Youtube channel are actually all from the America’s Cup, which dominated our Youtube statistics, with the sailing event attaining over two million views on our Youtube channel alone. We have also compiled the top 20 ‘non America’s Cup’... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #9

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #9

“Given the enormous scope and scale of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda it inevitably served up a number of learning opportunities for the island – what worked, what could we do better and what can we take forward or leave behind when pursuing national potential,” the ACBDA said as the final part of the 9-part documentary was... Read more of this article

Land Rover BAR Bermuda Sustainability Report

Land Rover BAR Bermuda Sustainability Report

Six months after returning to the UK from Bermuda – where the team were based for the 35th America’s Cup – Land Rover BAR are now sharing their learnings and achievements in the Bermuda Sustainability Report, saying that “large sporting events present a unique opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and a positive impact in the communities... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #8

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #8

“Hosting the America’s Cup required a considerable investment by the Bermuda government, something that needed to be weighed up – the risk vs. the reward, and then setting reasonable expectations within the community about the returns,” the ACBDA said. “In Part 8 – Investing in Bermuda, you will hear how, despite all... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #7

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #7

“The America’s Cup brought people from around the world and across Bermuda to work together over a finite and intense period and many close friendships and personal bonds were formed, most of which may last a lifetime,” the ACBDA said as Part 7 of the 9 part documentary was released. “Everything from professional relationships... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #6

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #6

“A unique aspect of the America’s Cup in Bermuda was that the racing teams, their support crew and their families came to live in Bermuda for an extended period, well before the event. They integrated into our community taking part in local events and supporting many charities, organisations and social programs”, the ACBDA said. “Of... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #5

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #5

“Part 5 of this 9-part documentary is all about the doors that were opened for Bermudians who stepped forward to be involved and for businesses that were tasked with delivering to a standard that they’d not previously experienced,” the ACBDA said. “Creating opportunities for Bermudians was one of the key reasons for bringing the... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #4

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #4

“The 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda was very much about the Common Good of the island and its people. As a community we learned how to work together for the good of all and how to collaborate as agencies, government departments and the private sector for the best results,” the ACBDA said as Part 4 of their Earl Cameron narrated documentary... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #3

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #3

“This is Part 3 of a nine-part series walking you down memory lane of Bermuda’s 35th America’s Cup and revealing behind the scenes insights from Bermudians who were involved in planning and preparing the event.”, the ACBDA said. “You’ll hear how they were nervous in the planning stages, wondering ‘could we deliver’ and ‘had... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #2

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #2

“The beauty of Bermuda and its natural assets – including the people in our community – these all make up one of the reasons why the 35th America’s Cup was so successful in Bermuda”, the ACBDA said. “Hear from those who led the organising authorities and from Bermudians who excelled in their trade during Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #1

Video: America’s Cup Documentary Part #1

Look back at the highlights of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda with a 9-part retrospective documentary produced by the ACBDA, and narrated by legendary Bermudian actor Earl Cameron. The documentary is airing on ZBM TV9 this week, and each of the nine parts will be available online here on Bernews, beginning today. “Hear from people behind... Read more of this article

MP Dunkley: America’s Cup Helped The Island

MP Dunkley: America’s Cup Helped The Island

“We dug Bermuda out of the hole called economic abyss and spiraling debt through solid policy and vision. Bermuda today is in a better position,” former Premier Michael Dunkley said, adding that the “America’s Cup was a huge undertaking, which helped us dig out.” Speaking in the House of Assembly during a Take Note Motion on... Read more of this article