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Antigua Bermuda: Warrior Wins Line Honours

Antigua Bermuda: Warrior Wins Line Honours

Stephen Murray Jr.’s Volvo 70, Warrior finished the 2017 Antigua Bermuda Race today [May 16] just after 08 hrs 30 mins ADT, taking Monohull Line Honours and setting the new race record for the Antigua Bermuda Race. Exact finish time will be posted shortly. Warrior is operated by the non-profit US Merchant Marine Academy Foundation for the benefit... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Day #3 Report

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Day #3 Report

Three days into the Antigua Bermuda Race, strategic decisions have been few, but that is about to change, the organisers said today. “The fleet will soon feel the effects of a low pressure system to the east and whilst there should be no big difference in wind strength, the likelihood is that the wind is due to veer to the south,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Day #2 Report

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Day #2 Report

The fleet enjoyed beautiful conditions for the first day and night of the Antigua Bermuda Race, with a fleet of 21 boats taking part in the inaugural 935 nautical mile race, which started from Antigua yesterday [May 12]. A light easterly breeze of about 8 knots and a gentle sea state provided glorious reaching conditions. By morning on the second day,... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Gets Underway

Antigua Bermuda Yacht Race Gets Underway

The inaugural 935 nautical mile Antigua Bermuda Race started on time with the entire fleet getting away without a hitch today [May 12]. “A light southerly breeze of 10 knots and warm Antiguan sunshine provided perfect conditions. The variety pack of 21 yachts is an eclectic collection, both in terms of crew and craft. From the majestic schooner,... Read more of this article

21 Yachts To Race To Bermuda From Antigua

21 Yachts To Race To Bermuda From Antigua

The Antigua Bermuda Race organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week is a new fixture in the offshore sailing calendar. The 935 nautical mile race starting from Antigua at noon this Friday [May 12] will take the 21-boat diverse fleet into the Atlantic Ocean, arriving in plenty of time to experience the 35th America’s... Read more of this article

Over 20 Boats Set For Antigua Bermuda Race

Over 20 Boats Set For Antigua Bermuda Race

Over 20 boats are scheduled to hit the start line for the 900 nautical mile Antigua Bermuda Race which starts from Antigua on Friday, May 12th. “With 22 entries, including 17 over 50ft and seven Maxis and one SuperMaxi, the sight of the fleet departing for the 900 nautical mile race will be nothing short of spectacular,” the organisers said. “The... Read more of this article

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Spirit of Bermuda sailed to Antigua to participate in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta as well as the Antigua to Bermuda Race, and while in Antigua she participated in a gamut of activities, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Week. The vessel and her crew did very well, with Spirit of Bermuda winning the Concourse... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda Race Welcomes ‘Eleonora’

Antigua Bermuda Race Welcomes ‘Eleonora’

The Antigua to Bermuda Race  — which starts on Friday 12th May —  is proving popular with a variety of competitors eager to take on the challenge of a true ocean race to Bermuda, the home of the 35th America’s Cup. The fascinating array of yachts, as rich in history as the America’s Cup, has been boosted by the addition of... Read more of this article

40 Yachts Interested In Antigua Bermuda Race

40 Yachts Interested In Antigua Bermuda Race

Over 40 yachts have expressed their interest in the Antigua Bermuda Race, organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week. The inaugural race coincides with the finish of the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week and the 35th America’s Cup event in Bermuda. The Notice of Race for the Antigua Bermuda Race is now... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda “Dress Rehearsal” Underway

Antigua Bermuda “Dress Rehearsal” Underway

Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70 Phaedo3, skippered by Brian Thompson, left Antigua on Wednesday [April 20] at noon local time bound for Bermuda, a 945 nautical mile journey. The team are planning to establish a course record from Antigua to Bermuda, prior to the inaugural Antigua to Bermuda Race, which will be run in May 2017. After a hearty breakfast... Read more of this article

Phaedo3 To Set The Pace For Antigua Race

Phaedo3 To Set The Pace For Antigua Race

Lloyd Thornburg’s American MOD70 Phaedo3 will be attempting a record run from Antigua to Bermuda this April with a view to joining the Antigua Bermuda Race next year. Phaedo3 has set multiple world records over the past 12 months, including the Antigua to Newport passage, taking just 3 days, 5 hours, 55 minutes and 12 seconds to complete the 1,560... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda Race To Be Held In 2017

Antigua Bermuda Race To Be Held In 2017

The inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race will take place in May 2017, with an international fleet of yachts expected to take part in the 935 nautical mile race. The announcement said, “Organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week, the inaugural Antigua Bermuda Race will commence after the 50th edition of Antigua... Read more of this article