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Penruddocke Steps Up Paris Preparations

Penruddocke Steps Up Paris Preparations

Bermuda sailor Adriana Penruddocke is stepping up her preparations as she builds towards the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Penruddocke has been busy acclimatising to the conditions at the Marseille Marina in the Mediterranean Sea, where she will compete in the women’s dinghy ILCA 6, since the beginning of the month. She secured her qualifying... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Long Distance Comet Race

Photos & Results: Long Distance Comet Race

[Updated with video] Benn Smith and Christian Ebbin sailed away to victory in the Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race this weekend. Smith and Ebbin powered their way to the finish line in a time of 1:49:32, Alan Frith and Sara Frith crossed the line in second clocking 1:52:31, and Maxwell Curtis and Wesley Tucker finished third with a time of 1:55:00. Annual... Read more of this article

Durham & Cooper Begin IOD Championships

Durham & Cooper Begin IOD Championships

The International One Design World championship got underway in Norway with Kelsey Durham and Patrick Cooper and their crews flying the Bermuda flag. After three races sailed on the day, Durham and his crew were in 2nd place with 16 points after they finished third in the first race, 2nd in the second race, and 11th in the third race of the day. Cooper... Read more of this article

Comet Sailboat Race Scheduled For June 17

Comet Sailboat Race Scheduled For June 17

The annual Long Distance Comet Sailboat Race, hosted by the West End Sailboat Club, is scheduled for Monday, June 17th. A Government spokesperson said, “The following notice is from the Director of the Department of Marine and Ports Services: “The West End Sailboat Club will host the Annual Long Distance Comet Sailboat Race between St. George’s... Read more of this article

Polaris Sponsors Bermuda Sailors In Norway

Polaris Sponsors Bermuda Sailors In Norway

Polaris Holding Company proudly announces the sponsorship and support of one of the Bermuda teams that will compete in the International One Design [IOD] World Championships in Hankø, Norway. Departing yesterday [June 13], the team will showcase its talents in this prestigious event, running from tomorrow to June 22. Kelsey Durham, a dedicated stevedore... Read more of this article

Verissimo Takes Line Honors In Annapolis

Verissimo Takes Line Honors In Annapolis

The 2024 version of the Annapolis to Bermuda Ocean Race saw boats cross the finish line off St. David’s Head completing the 753-mile course to Bermuda, making it one of the longest ocean races on the east coast of the U.S. The challenging course combined inshore and offshore racing down the Chesapeake Bay, across the Gulfstream, and onto Bermuda. Verissimo... Read more of this article

Annapolis To Bermuda Ocean Race Underway

Annapolis To Bermuda Ocean Race Underway

The 2024 Annapolis To Bermuda Ocean Race is underway, with the race, that started in 1979, covering some 753 miles. Verissimo is the current leader, Aurora is in second place, and Harmony is currently in third. The organisation notes, “The challenging course combines inshore and offshore racing down the Chesapeake Bay, across the Gulfstream, and... Read more of this article

Curtis & Tucker Win Ace Installers Regatta

Curtis & Tucker Win Ace Installers Regatta

Six boats went to the start line for the Comet Class Ace Installers Cup race on the waters of St. George’s Harbour. Maxwell Curtis and his crew Wesley Tucker won the regatta with four points, Alan Frith and Aiden Mahoney finished 2nd with 6 points, and in third place were Dale Brangman and Tokia Russell. Ace Installers Cup Regatta Results 04 Maxwell... Read more of this article

50 Days Until Start Of Olympics In Paris

50 Days Until Start Of Olympics In Paris

[Written by Stephen Wright] It is just 50 days until Bermuda’s athletes join more than 10,000 competitors from more than 200 nations at the Olympic Games in Paris – the largest sporting event organised in France. The opening ceremony for the 30th edition of the Summer Games promises to be an extravagant affair and the first to take place outside... Read more of this article

PwC Bermuda Renews Endeavour Support

PwC Bermuda Renews Endeavour Support

PwC Bermuda announced its renewed commitment to Endeavour, a charity dedicated to empowering diverse youth through experiential learning in sailing. A spokesperson said, “As a founding sponsor of Endeavour in 2015, PwC reaffirms its dedication by pledging $35,000 annually over the next three years. L&F Indemnity Ltd., Bermuda-based captive... Read more of this article

Dale Brangman Wins Albert Symonds Cup

Dale Brangman Wins Albert Symonds Cup

Five boats went to the startline for the Comet Class Albert Symonds Cup race on the waters of the St. George’s Harbor. Dale Brangman and his crew Zahni Butterfield won the regatta with three points, winning all four races, Quinton Simons and Gregory Proctor finished 2nd with 8 points, while also finishing on 8 points, but in third place were Zanico... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 1

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 1

[Column written by Dr. Edward Harris] One of the earliest artistic views of Bermuda appeared in 1803 in The Naval Chronicle and is a scene of the commodious Murray’s Anchorage to the north of St. George’s Island, with Fort St. Catherine and its rearward hills in the background. It is an aquatint, which is a form of intaglio printmaking that relies... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dinghy Races In St George’s

Photos & Video: Dinghy Races In St George’s

Enthusiasts of competitive sailing gathered on Sunday as dinghy races took place in St. George’s Harbor, showcasing the skill of participants. Related Stories Photos & Video: FEI Jumping World Challenge Photos & Video: Ed Sherlock 8K Running Race Photos & Video: Delta NetFest Netball Event Photos, Video... Read more of this article

Sailing: Ebbin Guides St George’s To 3rd Place

Sailing: Ebbin Guides St George’s To 3rd Place

Christian Ebbin helped guide St George’s School to a third-place finish in the ISSA Baker Team Race National Championships. Ebbin and his teammates finished with a record of 12 & 5, as did second place Mater Del High School, with point Loma High School winning with a score of 14 & 3. Related Stories Durham & Cooper Begin IOD Championships Comet... Read more of this article

Video: Team Capsizes During Sail GP Practice

Video: Team Capsizes During Sail GP Practice

Team USA capsized during practice racing at the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix, resulting in the team having to withdraw from the race in Bermuda. The organization has released a new video showing the dramatic capsize from all angles, and you can watch below. Related Stories Video: SailGP Hosts Press Conference Video: SailGP Highlights Tre Maxwell Video:... Read more of this article

Sailing: 2024 RBYC Opti Series Underway

Sailing: 2024 RBYC Opti Series Underway

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Opti Series is underway, a total of 8 races were held on day one, with Thomas McBain holding a commanding lead in the championship fleet with 9 net points, having won six of the eight races. Aaron Riker is in second with 29 net points, and Salem Jackson-Smith is third with 43 net points. Mason Portelli leads the green... Read more of this article