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Dickinson, Young Win St. David’s Cup Regatta

Dickinson, Young Win St. David’s Cup Regatta

Stephen Dickinson and Pat Young are the 2014 St. David’s Cup Regatta Comet Race winners with action taking place off the East End Mini Yacht Club in the St. George’s Harbour this weekend. Dickinson and Young finished the four race series with 3 points after recording 3 wins and a 4th. Scott Fox and his crew Wesley Tucker finished second with 5 points... Read more of this article

Ben Ainslie: Bermuda Is Better For The Purists

Ben Ainslie: Bermuda Is Better For The Purists

“There are pros and cons to each as far as hosting the actual America’s Cup is concerned. Bermuda is probably better for the purists with San Diego offering more commercial potential,” Sir Ben Ainslie said in a column for the UK’s Telegraph. The elite sailor also said that the venue for 2017 — which will be either Bermuda or... Read more of this article

Dickinson & Young Win Marsha L Trophy Race

Dickinson & Young Win Marsha L Trophy Race

Stephen Dickinson & Pat Young are the 2014 Marsha L Trophy Regatta Comet Race winners with action taking place off the West End Sail Boat Club this past weekend. Dickinson and Young finished the four race series with 3 points after recording 4 wins. Rockal Evans and his crew Christina Bernard finished second with 6 points recording 3 second place... Read more of this article

Tucker Thompson Joins Argo Gold Cup Team

Tucker Thompson Joins Argo Gold Cup Team

[Written by Talbot Wilson] America’s Cup TV commentator Tucker Thompson will be in Bermuda this October to provide color commentary for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup. Sailing for the 64th match for the King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy will begin on October 21 in Hamilton Harbor. Thompson will join Scott Dickson on on Friday to cover the Quarter Finals,... Read more of this article

Sailing: Granaway Deep Fitted Dinghy Results

Sailing: Granaway Deep Fitted Dinghy Results

The final round of the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Association’s 2014 season racing was held in the Granaway Deep this weekend. Challenger II skippered by Owen Siese won the 400th Anniversary Cup over Contest III skippered by Peter Miller, while Victory IV skippered by Mark Soares won the Jubilee Cup defeating Elizabeth II skippered by Jon Nicholls. Challenger... Read more of this article

Artemis Racing Enters 2014 Argo Gold Cup

Artemis Racing Enters 2014 Argo Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] In an exciting decision for the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and the Argo Group Gold Cup, event Chairman Past Commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Brian Billings is pleased to confirm that Artemis Racing will come to Bermuda in October for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup match races. The team will enter with its crew composed... Read more of this article

Burchall Brothers Bowl Regatta Results

Burchall Brothers Bowl Regatta Results

Six comets took part in the Burchall Brothers Bowl Regatta this weekend, that saw the sailors and their crew race from the West End Sailboat Club across the Great Sound around Five Star Island and back. Racing got underway in light air, however Rockal Evans and Christina Bernard managed to sail away from the rest of the fleet. They had built up almost... Read more of this article

MS Awareness Yacht Stops In Bermuda

MS Awareness Yacht Stops In Bermuda

Bermuda was recently visited by a yacht which is on a journey to change the perceptions of multiple sclerosis by showing what is possible when people with a chronic disease are empowered to conquer their individual challenges. After 17 days at sea, with no land in sight, the crew of Oceans of Hope stepped ashore in St. George’s after a 2,500 [nautical]... Read more of this article

Sailing: Craig Davis Finishes 6th In Nova Scotia

Sailing: Craig Davis Finishes 6th In Nova Scotia

Craig Davis and his crew finished in 6th place in the International One Design North American Championships in Chester, Nova Scotia. The 2014 International One Design North American Championships was hosted by the Chester Yacht Club on the waters of Mahone Bay. After 8 races Davis finished with 34 Net Points, Davis won the first race of the Final Day... Read more of this article

Dickinson & Young Win International Comet Title

Dickinson & Young Win International Comet Title

The Kings of the Comets battle between Stephen Dickinson and Rudy Bailey resumed during the 2014 Comet International Championship, which was hosted at The Ocean Gate Yacht Club in New Jersey. Bailey, who has been absent on the local waters, won the 2013 event and was back to defend his title, but his Bermuda rival Stephen Dickinson decided to put in... Read more of this article


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