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Ariel Re Announce Appointment Of Sean Kelly

Ariel Re Announce Appointment Of Sean Kelly

Ariel Re, a member of Argo Group, today [May 23] announced the appointment of Sean Kelly as senior vice president, specialty underwriter, credit and financial products, effective June 10, 2019. He will report to Stephen O’Flynn, head of professional lines and casualty treaty underwriting – Bermuda at Ariel Re. “Sean has an enviable track record... Read more of this article

Local Artist Turns Plastic Waste Into Artwork

Local Artist Turns Plastic Waste Into Artwork

The Argo Gold Cup was held recently, marking the 69th annual sailing competition, which always attracts some of the best sailors from Bermuda and around the world. Aside from the competition itself, Argo Group also held a unique program to call attention to environmental problems, utilizing the unique talents of a local artist in order to spread a message... Read more of this article

Williams, Berntsson On Course For Showdown

Williams, Berntsson On Course For Showdown

The 69th Argo Group Gold Cup advanced to the semifinal round on Friday afternoon with Ian Williams of the U.K and Johnie Berntsson of Sweden moving to match point in their respective matches. Williams opened a 2-0 lead over Lucy Macgregor of the U.K. in one match and Berntsson leads Harry Price of Australia by the same score. The penultimate round of... Read more of this article

Repechage Adds To Quarterfinals At Gold Cup

Repechage Adds To Quarterfinals At Gold Cup

The repechage round of the 69th Argo Group Gold Cup was expected to produce close-quarter racing as eight teams fought for one of four spots in the quarterfinal round. And it delivered. With a gusty and shifty northeasterly breeze changing headings nearly every second, skippers Chris Poole of the U.S., Lucy Macgregor of the U.K., Ettore Botticini of... Read more of this article

Williams Leads Quartet Into Quarterfinals

Williams Leads Quartet Into Quarterfinals

Ian Williams and his Team GAC Pindar crew from the U.K. won the initial round robin stage of the 69th Argo Group Gold Cup and advanced to the Quarterfinal Round as the No. 1 seed. Williams’s crew posted a 4-1 record after the first day’s 5-1 mark to advance with the top score of 9 points from 11 races. After yesterday’s racing Williams said... Read more of this article

Sailing: Price Leads After First Day Of Gold Cup

Sailing: Price Leads After First Day Of Gold Cup

An active first day of racing at the 69th Argo Group Gold Cup saw 36 matches completed across nine flights of racing and led to a first-timer holding the Day 1 lead. Harry Price of Australia, the 23-year-old debutante who was the 2017 Youth match racing world champion, leads the regatta with 5 points from six races. He stands tied with grizzled veteran... Read more of this article

Argo Gold Cup To Get Underway On Tuesday

Argo Gold Cup To Get Underway On Tuesday

Racing for the 69th Argo Group Gold Cup is scheduled to begin tomorrow morning, May 7, at 1000 hours on Hamilton Harbour, just off the docks of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The first match on the schedule pits grizzled veteran Johnie Berntsson of Sweden, a two-time winner of the King Edward VII Gold Cup, against first-time participant Kelsey Durham,... Read more of this article

Durham Completes Argo Group Gold Cup Lineup

Durham Completes Argo Group Gold Cup Lineup

What’s the recipe for an unpredictable, Grade 1 match racing regatta? Start with two women’s crews, add a dash of youngsters and throw in a handful of veterans and you get the 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup. The 69th competition for the revered King Edward VII Gold Cup trophy, scheduled May 6-11 and hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, features just... Read more of this article

Women’s World #1 Among Entrants To Gold Cup

Women’s World #1 Among Entrants To Gold Cup

The addition of four of the world’s top match racers, including Women’s World No. 1 Pauline Courtois of France, makes the field for the 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup one of the most diverse and cements its status as the preeminent match race regatta, the organisers said today. Courtois and World No. 3 Harry Price of Australia, World No. 5 Maxime Mesnil... Read more of this article

Argo Supports Endeavour Sailing’s Programmes

Argo Supports Endeavour Sailing’s Programmes

Endeavour Community Sailing, a non-profit organisation that engages youth from diverse backgrounds across Bermuda in hands-on learning through sailing that builds self-confidence, teamwork and life skills, has received a financial grant from The Argo Foundation to amplify its impact in the community. Jennifer Pitcher, Endeavour Community Sailing’s... Read more of this article

Sailing, Luxury: Three Destinations Collaborate

Sailing, Luxury: Three Destinations Collaborate

Three destinations are joining forces this summer to introduce discerning travellers to a new ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of sailing, luxury and lifestyle. The Bermuda Tourism Authority, NYC & Company and Discover Newport announced a joint destination marketing collaboration during a reception at the New York Yacht Club. Fred Dixon, President... Read more of this article

Argo Group Gold Cup Preliminary Entry List

Argo Group Gold Cup Preliminary Entry List

A sterling collection of past champions that also includes the top three skippers in the World Match Race Rankings, the reigning Open, Women’s and Youth World champions and the America’s Cup Challenger of Record are among the first eight entrants to the 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup, the oldest match racing regatta for one-design yachts and offering... Read more of this article

Invitations Issued For 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup

Invitations Issued For 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club announced that invitations for the 2019 Argo Group Gold Cup were issued today [Nov 27] for the match racing regatta scheduled May 6-11, 2019, with a $100,000 prize purse in the offing. The Argo Group Gold Cup is sponsored by Argo Group, an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance. Invitations for... Read more of this article