Tag: Bermuda sailing

America’s Cup 2017 Regatta Director Appointed

America’s Cup 2017 Regatta Director Appointed

The Competitor Forum, comprising the six teams registered for the 2017 America’s Cup, has appointed Iain Murray as Regatta Director. Mr. Murray is a former America’s Cup skipper who also served as Regatta Director in the last America’s Cup. He started in his role as of December 1 and has already been meeting with the teams as well as Commercial... Read more of this article

Youngsters Heading To Florida For Orange Bowl

Youngsters Heading To Florida For Orange Bowl

More than 20 sailors from Bermuda will compete in the upcoming Orange Bowl International Youth Sailing Regatta in Florida. The youngsters from Bermuda come from the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, the Spanish Point Boat Club and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The Regatta which is hosted at the Coral Reefs Yacht Club will run from December 26th through... Read more of this article

Video: Island Showcased To America’s Cup Fans

Video: Island Showcased To America’s Cup Fans

A video showcasing Bermuda is helping to introduce potential visitors to the island ahead of the 2017 America’s Cup. The video, co-produced by LookBermuda | LookFilms and Shooter & Scribe Productions for the Bermuda Tourism Authority, features stock footage from the LookBermuda film archive, narration by Glenn Jones, music by Felix Tod, and... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: America’s Cup Celebration

Photos & Videos: America’s Cup Celebration

Crowds lined Front Street last night [Dec 3], as the America’s Cup celebration took place, following after the announcement on Tuesday that Bermuda has been selected to be home of America’s Cup in 2017. The actual America’s Cup trophy arrived in Bermuda onboard a private jet earlier that day, and was driven in a motorcade to the Cabinet... Read more of this article

Live Blog: America’s Cup Arrives In Bermuda

Live Blog: America’s Cup Arrives In Bermuda

[Still updating on Wednesday] The America’s Cup Event Authority revealed yesterday [Dec 2] in a press conference in New York City that Bermuda has been selected to be home of America’s Cup in 2017, and the Cup is due to arrive in Bermuda today. Following a motorcade from the airport to Hamilton, there will be a celebration on Front Street this evening,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: America’s Cup At Cabinet Office

Photos & Video: America’s Cup At Cabinet Office

The America’s Cup trophy arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [Dec 3], with the private jet carrying the Cup greeted by a water spray by the Airport Division of the Bermuda Fire and Service. After its arrival at the airport, the Cup — with a police escort — was transported to Hamilton in a motorcade, carried in a car bearing the licence... Read more of this article

2017 America’s Cup Promo Hits East Broadway

2017 America’s Cup Promo Hits East Broadway

Less than 24 hours after the announcement that Bermuda will host the 2017 America’s Cup, junior and adult sailors — Olympic sailor Sara Lane Adderley — took to East Broadway this morning [Dec 3] to help spread the news that Bermuda will be the new home of the America’s Cup.The actual Cup will arrive in Bermuda later today,... Read more of this article

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

Purpose-Built Event Village In Dockyard For Cup

[Updated] Dockyard was selected as the venue to base the 2017 America’s Cup, and a purpose-built event village will be developed, the organisers said today. Ending months of speculation, the America’s Cup Event Authority revealed in a press conference today [Dec 2] that Bermuda has been selected to host the America’s Cup in 2017. Rendering #1... Read more of this article

BTA: Beginning Of An Exhilarating New Chapter

BTA: Beginning Of An Exhilarating New Chapter

“We’re thrilled to be named the home of the 35th America’s Cup in 2017,” said  Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Bill Hanbury. “Today’s announcement is just the beginning of an exhilarating new chapter for Bermuda as an island country — including the important tourism industry.” “The Bermuda Tourism Authority is honoured... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RBYC America’s Cup Celebration

Photos/Video: RBYC America’s Cup Celebration

Excitement and cheer filled the air at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] when the America’s Cup organisers revealed today [Dec 2] that Bermuda has been selected to host the 2017 America’s Cup. All eyes were focused on the wall mounted monitor as the press conference live stream showed Commercial Commissioner Harvey Schiller announce Bermuda... Read more of this article


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