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Dockyard Building Receives America’s Cup Refit

Dockyard Building Receives America’s Cup Refit

The West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] has been able to restore one of Dockyard’s historic buildings and find an America’s Cup tenant to call it home. “Badly damaged by hurricanes, the refurbished Building #9 now houses the gym, sail loft and offices for Oracle Team USA [OTUSA], thanks to the contributions of multiple local contractors... Read more of this article

Evans Wins Edna Foggo Pitcher Comet Regatta

Evans Wins Edna Foggo Pitcher Comet Regatta

Rockal Evans is the Edna Foggo Pitcher Regatta Comet Race Champion after the three race series in the St. George’s Harbour. Evans and his crew Christina Bernard sailing High Yella won all three races, with Gladwin Lambert and Lorenzo Lambert sailing Melody finished second three times. Quinton Simons and Greg Proctor sailing Stir De Pot finished third... Read more of this article

‘TI’ Wins Big In Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

‘TI’ Wins Big In Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘TI’ skippered by Greg Marston was overall winner of the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race Founders Division and was awarded the Goslings Rum Founders Trophy at the prizegiving held Saturday evening [June 27] at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club. ‘TI’, an Alden Mistral 36 sailed under Celestial Navigation by a family crew... Read more of this article

Video: Oracle Team USA Safety Training

Video: Oracle Team USA Safety Training

Oracle Team USA recently took to the Great Sound for safety training, posted a video of their endeavor on YouTube. In the video, team strategist Tom Slingsby says, “Today, we’re just trying to a bit more safety training, we’re trying to get a bit more comfortable out here, windy and wavy. Getting comfortable, getting our life jackets off,... Read more of this article

Last Marion Race Finishers Arrive In Bermuda

Last Marion Race Finishers Arrive In Bermuda

[Written by Talbot Wilson] By late afternoon Atlantic Daylight time all of the yachts that had continued racing had finished in Bermuda. ‘Bacchanal’ a Hunter 380 Skippered by Mike Crawford won the final Cook’s Trophy for being the last Class C boat to physically finish the race and the last boat to finish overall. Other Cook’s Trophy winners... Read more of this article

‘TI’ Takes Founder’s Trophy And Overall Win

‘TI’ Takes Founder’s Trophy And Overall Win

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘TI’ skippered by Greg Marston can now be confirmed as the overall winner of the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race Founders Division. As expected yesterday, the leader for the overall corrected time trophy— The Founders Trophy— moved from Class C to Class D when ‘TI’, an Alden Mistral 36 sailed under Celestial Navigation... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins 2015 Alton Millett Regatta

Dickinson Wins 2015 Alton Millett Regatta

Four boats went to the start line for the Alton Millett Comet Race Regatta in the St. George’s Harbour this weekend. Stephen Dickinson — who won the Edward Cross Log Distance Race in the same Harbour earlier this month — repeated the feat, this time with a changed crew. Dickinson and Pat Young sailed to victory three times, while Maxwell... Read more of this article

‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors

‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘ Mischievous’ grabbed the line honors in the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race with a splendid performance. She crossed the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse Bermuda during the twilight Lighthouse committee cocktail party at the finish tower on Monday evening at 6:42 EDT. ‘Mischievous’ is a Meriten 65 sailed by cadets... Read more of this article

One Two Sailor Evacuated For Medical Treatment

One Two Sailor Evacuated For Medical Treatment

A crew member aboard one of the fleet of sailboats participating in the Bermuda One-Two Yacht Race was evacuated in order to receive medical treatment on Saturday [June 20] after suffering from nosebleeds. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Saturday June 20 at 8.18pm, one of the fleet of sailboats racing in the return leg... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Mischievous Takes Line Honours

Photos, Video: Mischievous Takes Line Honours

Mischievous took line honours in the 645-mile Marion to Bermuda ocean race, crossing the finish line off St David’s just before 8pm this evening [June 22].The sleek white sloop is skippered by Charles Cahill and represents the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The rest of the 45-strong fleet in the race — which includes the Spirit of Bermuda... Read more of this article

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