Tag: Bermuda sailing

Training Vessel Eendracht Visits St. George’s

Training Vessel Eendracht Visits St. George’s

The Dutch-flagged sail training vessel “Eendracht” berthed in St. George’s today [Feb 23] after stopping by the island for a crew transfer. The vessel sails as a training vessel and arrived in Bermuda from Marigot, St. Martin and is scheduled to depart on Wednesday to Horta, Azores. Eendracht is one of Holland’s largest three-mast schooners... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

A father and son sailing to Bermuda were recently stranded after getting caught in a large storm, requiring the United States Coast Guard to rescue them in “near hurricane-force winds” on Sunday [Feb 15]. Coast Guard crews responded to an offshore distress call from the 43-foot sailing vessel Sedona, which was disabled and adrift in a winter... Read more of this article

Rousmaniere Looks Back At 46th Thrash

Rousmaniere Looks Back At 46th Thrash

[Written by John Rousmaniere] When I wrote my history of the race, A Berth to Bermuda, in 2006, one theme wove its way through the narrative: Anyone who wishes to win the oldest of all ocean races must be prepared to be bold in choosing strategy and tactics. Richard B. Nye, who with his father and three Carinas won two races and almost a third, told... Read more of this article

J Class To Return America’s Cup After 80 Years

J Class To Return America’s Cup After 80 Years

The majesty of the J Class era will return to the America’s Cup eighty years after the class last raced for the oldest trophy in international sport. The J Class Association [JCA] and the America’s Cup Event Authority have agreed to stage a J Class regatta in Bermuda in June 2017 between the conclusion of the America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs... Read more of this article

40 Min. Video: America’s Cup Press Conference

40 Min. Video: America’s Cup Press Conference

Sir Russell Coutts, ACBDA Chairman Peter Durhager, and ACBDA CEO Mike Winfield held a press conference today [Feb 10], where they spoke on various aspects of the America’s Cup including the preparation work, the actual sailing aspects, plans for teams to be based in Bermuda and more.About the ongoing work to prepare the island, Sir Russell said,... Read more of this article

$25,000 Donation To Bermuda Sloop Foundation

$25,000 Donation To Bermuda Sloop Foundation

Marsh and Guy Carpenter recently made a $25,000 donation to the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, and colleagues have also volunteered to mentor 10 middle school students on four, full-day sailing voyages aboard the Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s training vessel Spirit of Bermuda. The sailing voyages will take place February 9, 10 and 11 and students and volunteers... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Priority: Marion Bermuda Racers

America’s Cup Priority: Marion Bermuda Racers

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Racers entering in the 20th Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race that starts June 19, 2015 will earn priority status at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club [RHADC] to experience the 2017 America’s Cup being sailed during the month of June. Participating in the 2015 race will act as a warm-up-trip to Bermuda that will... Read more of this article

Artemis: Tricky Venue That Will Demand The Best

Artemis: Tricky Venue That Will Demand The Best

Artemis Racing team manager Iain Percy says he’s excited about the prospect of racing in Bermuda, which he is calling a tricky venue where “strategy and tactics will be a big factor.” “I’m really excited about Bermuda,” he says according to the America’s Cup website. “You’ve always had the old adage in the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

Pimentel, Wollmann Wrap Up ISAF Regatta

Pimentel, Wollmann Wrap Up ISAF Regatta

Cameron Pimentel and Ceci Wollmann’s last day of sailing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami on Friday [Jan 30] ended abruptly as the winds vanished before the race committees could complete the final two races of the qualifying series. It ultimately came down to the numbers as the Bermuda representatives, along with many other sailors across... Read more of this article

Pimentel, Wollmann Fight Winds In ISAF Action

Pimentel, Wollmann Fight Winds In ISAF Action

The talk around the boat park at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami recently seemed more appropriate to downhill skiing than sailing. The wind was stronger than predicted, but it wasn’t the strength that humbled the fleet; rather it was the shifting winds. The wind shifted again and again, unrelenting, and adding to the frustration, the velocity... Read more of this article


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