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AC Sailors Celebrate Bart’s Bash On Great Sound

AC Sailors Celebrate Bart’s Bash On Great Sound

This weekend was Bart’s Bash — the annual celebration of the life of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson — with America’s Cup sailors having mini race series in their AC45S training boats on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Each year, tens of thousands take to the water to celebrate the memory of Bart and raise money for the Andrew Simpson Sailing... Read more of this article

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Late summer sunshine greeted the thousands of spectators who made it out in force for Super Sunday at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon, and it is Artemis Racing who leave France celebrating after taking the regatta honours. Behind them, Softbank Team Japan went from last on Saturday to finishing second overall, an incredible turnaround,... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

With the 2016 edition of the Wednesday Night Racing sailing now in Series 3, Airforce with Olympian Peter Bromby at the helm are the leaders with four net points, Raggamuffin are in second with fourteen net points and Passion is third with eighteen net points. Fat Tuesday and Nasty Medicine round out the top five on the leaderboard both have twenty... Read more of this article

Charlotte’s Sail Scheduled For November 19-20

Charlotte’s Sail Scheduled For November 19-20

Organisers of Charlotte’s Sail have announced that the new dates for the 2016 sail will be November 19 and November 20, replacing the original dates of October 1 and October 2 as a result of potential repair delays with the Spirit of Bermuda returning to Bermuda.A spokesperson said, “The Spirit is currently in Maine undergoing required repairs... Read more of this article

Trust Industry Booklet Highlights America’s Cup

Trust Industry Booklet Highlights America’s Cup

Bermuda’s synergy with the America’s Cup and the appeal of both “brands” to high-net-worth individuals [HNWI] is the focus of a new trust industry booklet. Trust Bermuda 2016–17 explores the growing attraction of Bermuda for family offices and why the island offers a perfect blend of advantages for HNWIs. The annual 28-page publication is... Read more of this article

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup In France

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup In France

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon is set to take place on September 10 and September 11, with a video preview serving to add to the excitement for the competition, which leads into the main America’s Cup event in Bermuda next year. All six competing teams have a chance to win both individual races and the overall regatta honours,... Read more of this article

Marion Race Offers Front Row To America’s Cup

Marion Race Offers Front Row To America’s Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Sail the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race starting June 9th from Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, enjoy all the post-race fun and activities at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club and stay on for your front row seat at the 2017 America’s Cup on Bermuda’s Great Sound. In an effort to provide the best possible viewing opportunity... Read more of this article

Aspen Named Title Sponsor For Viper 640 Sailing

Aspen Named Title Sponsor For Viper 640 Sailing

The Viper 640 Class Association, Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, and Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club announced Aspen has been named the title sponsor for the Class’s 2016 International Championship: The Aspen Viper 640 International Championship presented by EFG. “This major regatta will be sailed from November 16-19, 2016 on Bermuda’s Great... Read more of this article

Results: Fitted Dinghy Racing In Granaway Deep

Results: Fitted Dinghy Racing In Granaway Deep

The final round of the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Association’s 2016 season racing was held in the Granaway Deep. The racing season concluded with all races taking place with young skippers at the helm on a regular basis. Challenger II skippered by Owen Siese won the 400th Anniversary Cup over Contest III skippered by Connor Astwood, while Elizabeth II... Read more of this article

Brangman & Matthews Win Marsha L Regatta

Brangman & Matthews Win Marsha L Regatta

The Bermuda Comet Season continued with the Marsha L Trophy Regatta just off the West End Sailboat Club. Five boats went to the start line with Dale Brangman and Comorie Matthews winning the Regatta with 5 points after winning the final race. All sailors can drop their worst finish in the four race series. Gladwin Lambert and Stefan Maybury finished... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Highlights “Ultimate Then & Now”

America’s Cup Highlights “Ultimate Then & Now”

With 165 years of history behind it, the America’s Cup has had a long and storied past, with a recent tweet highlighting some of the differences between then and now by comparing the winning vessel of the event’s inaugural race and defending champion Oracle Team USA’s craft. The photo associated with the tweet shows the two vessels... Read more of this article

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Bermudian Tristan Loescher has completed an internationally recognized yachting instructor course as part of his professional development at the America’s Cup Endeavour program. Mr Loescher, a full-time member of the AC Endeavour team, travelled to the UK this July to complete the Royal Yachting Association’s Instructor training course. This... Read more of this article

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Bermuda’s team for next year’s Youth America’s Cup is now complete with the final 11 members selected after an intensive training camp held last week. Last week’s training camp saw the participants sailing in Nacra 17s, an Olympic class catamaran, as they showcased their skills and development as sailors and teammates.The final members of... Read more of this article