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Five Months To Go For Marion Bermuda Race

Five Months To Go For Marion Bermuda Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Over the fall and winter, volunteers from the Marion Bermuda Race organizing committee have been making presentations to various yacht clubs and sailing groups from Maine to New York. This year the turnout has been the largest since they started making presentations six years ago. Entries may be in the 75 plus boat range—... Read more of this article

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Mikaela Pearman is the Marketing & Communication Executive for America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA], an experience she says has been “fantastic from my first day on the job.” The 31-year-old Bermudian’s responsibilities include promoting the 35th America’s Cup for the local audience, creating and executing marketing and communication... Read more of this article

Emirates Team NZ Heading To Bermuda

Emirates Team NZ Heading To Bermuda

Emirates Team New Zealand said they are back hard at work this week as 2017, the year of the 35th America’s Cup, kicks off at the frantic pace needed to ensure the team arrives in Bermuda in the strongest possible shape to win back the America’s Cup in the next six months. After only a day and a half back on the job, a combined task force of sailors,... Read more of this article

’2017 Is The Year Of The 35th America’s Cup’

’2017 Is The Year Of The 35th America’s Cup’

“2017 is the year of the 35th America’s Cup. The oldest trophy in international sport and a competition that will see six teams fighting it out on Bermuda’s Great Sound for the ultimate prize in sailing, and, arguably, the hardest trophy to win in sport,” the America’s Cup said. “Over 2015 and 2016 the teams battled tooth... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl

Bermuda Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl

Bermuda continued to compete at the 2016 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta hosted by the Coral Reef Yacht Club got underway in Florida. After Ten Races in the Laser Radial Gold Division Fleet Benn Smith finished in 7th place with 76 points. Sebastian Kempe led the Bermuda contingent in the Optimist Fleet Gold Division with 171 points after Ten... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl

Bermuda Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl

Bermuda sailors continue to compete at the 2016 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta hosted by the Coral Reef Yacht Club in Florida. After seven races in the Laser Radial Fleet, Benn Smith is in 16th place with 56 points. Also flying the Bermuda Flag in the Fleet is Lachlan Stewart who is in 48th with 127 points and Luke Madeiros finds himself in... Read more of this article

Vessel Diverts After Becoming Dismasted

Vessel Diverts After Becoming Dismasted

The vessel Molto Bene recently diverted to Bermuda after becoming dismasted on a voyage from Maryland to the U.S. Virgin Islands, arriving in St. George’s after losing her mast some 320  miles southwest of Bermuda. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Tuesday December 13 at 6.40am, the 42 foot sloop MOLTO BENE with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Florida

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Florida

The 2016 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta hosted by the Coral Reef Yacht Club got underway in Florida with Bermuda sailors in action. After three races on the first day in the Laser Radial Fleet, Benn Smith is in third with 10 points, this after winning the first race, Smith then finished 2nd in the second race, before closing out with a 7th... Read more of this article

Wollmanns Finish 8th In World Championships

Wollmanns Finish 8th In World Championships

Bermuda Olympian Ceci Wollmann and her brother Mikey Wollmann concluded competing in the 46th AON Youth Sailing World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. On the final day of the Nacra 15 Open Class, the Wollmanns moved up two places to end the competition in 8th, while Tim Mourniac & Charles Dorange from France were crowned the first Nacra 15... Read more of this article

Official America’s Cup Photographic Prints

Official America’s Cup Photographic Prints

The first round of images to be released by LookBermuda as part of its official license from the America’s Cup Event Authority are from the 2015 Bermuda World Series races, and feature aerial photography by Jean-Pierre Rouja and racecourse action shots by Chris Burville and Steven Flood. A spokesperson said, “LookBermuda has always looked for... Read more of this article

Lir Bermuda Launches New Retail Website

Lir Bermuda Launches New Retail Website

Lir Bermuda has announced that it has launched its new retail website, allowing customers to place orders for a number of brands of sailing and active wear. A spokesperson said, “Lir Bermuda launched in September 2016 specializes in supplying premium active wear and sailing brands for men, women and children, corporate clients and corporate events. “The... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: International Moth Regatta

Photos & Videos: International Moth Regatta

For the second consecutive year, England’s Rob Greenhalgh successfully defended the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta, hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Last year Greenhalgh entered the final day trailing Rashley by 1 point. He then went out and won four races to score an 8-point victory. Greenhalgh finished 3rd in the final race to Fletcher-Scott’s... Read more of this article

Rob Greenhalgh Repeats At 2016 Moth Regatta

Rob Greenhalgh Repeats At 2016 Moth Regatta

England’s Rob Greenhalgh is a hard man to bet against when there’s money on the line. Just ask Chris Rashley or Dylan Fletcher-Scott. For the second consecutive year, Greenhalgh came through when it mattered most and successfully defended the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.“I’m satisfied with the... Read more of this article