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Bermuda Called A Superyacht “Playground”

Bermuda Called A Superyacht “Playground”

Bermuda has been featured as a “playground” for the superyachting community by JamaqueParadis Magazine, a publication known for its placement in hotels and VIP lounges in the Caribbean, with the article noting that the luxury boat owners were “particularly appreciative of the privacy that Bermuda offers” and the “lifestyle... Read more of this article

Emily Nagel To Sail In Volvo Ocean Race

Emily Nagel To Sail In Volvo Ocean Race

[Updated] Bermudian sailor Emily Nagel has joined team AkzoNobel, set to take part in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. The 23-year-old Nagel is the third female sailor to be announced as part of Dutch team AkzoNobel. Inspired by British solo skipper Ellen MacArthur, this will be Nagel’s first race around the world. “Not long after I started sailing,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Conclude At Canada Event

Bermuda Sailors Conclude At Canada Event

Bermuda sailor Sebastian Kempe let the overall lead slip on the final day of the Canadian Optimist Championships but he still managed to make the podium. Kemp led the fleet of 65 sailors in the Gold Fleet, going into the final day, but he had results of 9th, 8th and 34th to finish 3rd overall with 68 net points. Christian Ebbin finished in 7th place... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors In Gold Fleet In Canada

Bermuda Sailors In Gold Fleet In Canada

Bermuda sailor Sebastian Kempe retained the lead in the Championship Fleet at the Canadian Optimist Championships. The fleet of 129 sailors have now been broken into two groups, with all the Bermuda sailors in the Top Fleet. Kempe is managing to stay on top of the Gold Fleet with 17 net points. Kempe recorded a 2nd place finish in race one of the day... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailors Dominating In Canada

Bermuda Youth Sailors Dominating In Canada

Bermuda sailor Sebastian Kempe retained the lead in the championship fleet at the Canadian Optimist Championships. In a fleet of 129 sailors, Kempe managed to navigate the difficult conditions, which included winds over 35 knots, for a low score of 6 Net Points. Andreas Steinitz is second with 11 points, closely followed by Jack Gogan and Noah Adler... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued in the Hamilton Harbour, with 16 boats going to the start line for the latest racing. Crossfire was the first boat to cross the line, they clocked a time of 53:00, their corrected time of 58:08 saw them finish 4th overall, Smokin was the next boat to cross the line that were clocked at 57:18 and with their... Read more of this article

Fitted Dinghy: Challenger II & Elizabeth Win

Fitted Dinghy: Challenger II & Elizabeth Win

The 2017 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued in Granaway Deep with the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club hosting three races. Owen Siese sailing Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club won the A.S. Cooper Cup, with Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Contest III skippered by Julia Lines second. Elizabeth II skippered by Jason Saints out of the... Read more of this article

Video: 50th Anniversary Of 1967 Pan-Am Games

Video: 50th Anniversary Of 1967 Pan-Am Games

A ceremony was held today [Aug 9] celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Pan-Am Games, which saw Bermuda make an exceptional showing, besting much larger nations to win medals in football and sailing. Organised by Glenn Fubler of Imagine Bermuda, the event was held at City Hall with attendees including Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling, Minister... Read more of this article

Expansion Of Youth Sailing At Sandys Club

Expansion Of Youth Sailing At Sandys Club

The Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Sandys Boat Club [SBC] announced new sailing partnership to create year-round youth sailing program in Somerset and connections with West End government primary schools. “Youth sailing is flourishing in the West End, thanks in large part to the America’s Cup effect. Sandys Boat Club [SBC] has received... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued in Hamilton Harbour, with 20 boats going to the start line for the latest racing. Nasty Medicine was the first bat to cross the line, they clocked a time of 50.00, their corrected time of 54.33 saw them finish 10th overall, Smokin was the next boat to cross the line that were clocked at 53.14 and with their... Read more of this article

Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

The 2017 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued in Granaway Deep with the Royal Hamilton Amatuer Dinghy Club hosting three races. Elizabeth II skippered by Jason Saints out of the host club won the RHADC Cup, with Owen Siese sailing Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club second. Damion Payne sailed the St. George’s Dinghy and Sports Club’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In Thailand

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In Thailand

The top youth sailors from the 62 countries participating in the Optimist World Championship 2017 took to the Thailand waters for Day Two of racing. Two more races were held on the day to take the total to four races in total. The Bermuda team is still being led by Christian Ebbin who fell three places from his starting position of 114th to ended the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Thailand

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Thailand

Top youth sailors from the 62 countries participating in the Optimist World Championship  took to the waters in a long-awaited start to what will be eight days of competition. Excited and focused on doing their best, they had to contend with a strong tide, unfamiliar conditions for many, and a sudden rainstorm that closed the day. The Bermuda team... Read more of this article