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Hamilton Staff Learn From Endeavour Students

Hamilton Staff Learn From Endeavour Students

Eighteen employees of Hamilton Insurance Group’s [Hamilton] Bermuda-based operations recently joined Dellwood Middle School M1 students participating in the America’s Cup Endeavour Program for an afternoon of community service and STEAM-based learning. Hamilton is a sponsor of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program, an experiential learning curriculum... Read more of this article

Nagel Leaves TeamBDA, Joins SoftBank Team

Nagel Leaves TeamBDA, Joins SoftBank Team

Emily Nagel — who was a member of Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup team — has left the team after being offered a full-time position with SoftBank Team Japan. Team Manager for TeamBDA Laura Cutler said, “This is such an amazing opportunity for Emily and the team completely understands and supports her decision. File photo of Emily... Read more of this article

Photos: Team France Launches AC Class Boat

Photos: Team France Launches AC Class Boat

On Monday, Groupama Team France become the fifth of the six America’s Cup teams to launch their America’s Cup Class boat into Bermudian waters for the first time, another milestone ticked off in the countdown to the 35th America’s Cup. The French team now have their base in Bermuda’s Dockyard up and running and plan to take their ACC boat for... Read more of this article

Cutting-Edge Catamaran Arrives In Bermuda

Cutting-Edge Catamaran Arrives In Bermuda

Double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher sailed the first Red Bull Youth America’s Cup-branded AC45F catamaran to arrive in Bermuda – an exciting milestone in the countdown to the second edition of the event, upcoming in June. Twelve teams of youth sailors will battle it out on the super-fast boats that are considered to be... Read more of this article

Sancha Durham: “It Is An Honour To Be A Part”

Sancha Durham: “It Is An Honour To Be A Part”

Sancha Durham is the Events & Business Support Coordinator for the America’s Cup Event Authority. [ACEA]. She was the first Bermudian hired by ACEA back in March 2015 as the Office Manager, but later promoted to her current role working closely with Sir Russell Coutts and his Personal Assistant, Alejandra Mato. Ms Durham’s responsibilities... Read more of this article

Oracle Skipper Jimmy Spithill: “The Sprint Is On”

Oracle Skipper Jimmy Spithill: “The Sprint Is On”

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill says everyone is aware of the clock as the teams make a final sprint towards the starting line of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on May 26. Reflecting on what his team has accomplished in the first 10 weeks of 2017, he said, “2017 has been fantastic. We’ve launched our new boat, which is probably... Read more of this article

Youth AC: Meet TeamBDA’s Connor Astwood

Youth AC: Meet TeamBDA’s Connor Astwood

Connor Astwood, 22, was introduced to sailing at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club at age eight. The Paget resident trained in the sport throughout his time at Saltus; then continued sailing while at boarding school at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut and during his studies at Boston University. The TeamBDA sailor is currently training for... Read more of this article

Video: What Category Of AC Tickets To Buy?

Video: What Category Of AC Tickets To Buy?

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ highlights the ticket offerings for the America’s Cup, saying that “there promises to be incredible action on the Great Sound from opening weekend until the final date.” During the Minute, Mikaela Pearman said, “With less than 100 days to go to the 35th America’s Cup, have you bought your... Read more of this article

Bermuda Yacht Services Seeking Staff For AC

Bermuda Yacht Services Seeking Staff For AC

The America’s Cup is being held in Bermuda in May and June this year, and Bermuda Yacht Services said they are looking for staff to “play key supporting roles in the America’s Cup Superyacht Program at this prestigious event.” BWA Yachting, one of the largest superyacht agencies in the world has partnered with local Bermudian owned... Read more of this article

Ainslie: Exciting Times In America’s Cup World

Ainslie: Exciting Times In America’s Cup World

“These are very exciting times in America’s Cup world” says Sir Ben Ainslie in his latest interview. One month on since the launch of ‘Rita’, the America’s Cup Class [ACC] yacht Land Rover BAR team will race in the 35th America’s Cup, Sir Ben gave some insights into how the team is working with their race boat Rita, what their focus is... Read more of this article

‘Dark n Stormy’ Tickets Sell Out For June 24/25

‘Dark n Stormy’ Tickets Sell Out For June 24/25

Tickets to the Goslings Dark ‘n Stormy Island Bar are going to be some of the “hottest properties” in the 35th America’s Cup the event organisers said today, adding that they have already sold out all tickets to the facility in the America’s Cup Village for the weekend of 24th / 25th June, the final weekend of the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

Video: ACBDA Announce Summer Activities

Video: ACBDA Announce Summer Activities

Saying they plan to make the “busy summer schedule sizzle,” the America’s Cup Bermuda announced a raft of summer activities which will take place, including Reid Street Busking, Bonfires & BBQ’s, Movie Lounge, Tall Ships concert, Pirates & Plunder Celebration Zone, Sunset Market, Tiki Beach Party, and more. “Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Prince Edward Visits Land Rover BAR’s Base

Prince Edward Visits Land Rover BAR’s Base

On Sunday, His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, visited Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR’s, base in Bermuda. Bermuda is the host venue for the 35thAmerica’s Cup and half the team relocated from the Portsmouth HQ at the end of 2016, in preparation for the racing which starts on 26th May. The America’s... Read more of this article