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SailGP Community Steering Committee Formed

SailGP Community Steering Committee Formed

A community steering committee has been formed to provide a supporting role for the SailGP Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, which will be held in April 2021. A BTA spokesperson said, “Bermudians Paul Scope and Mark Clarke have accepted an invitation to lead a Community Steering Committee formed to provide a supporting role for... Read more of this article

Video: BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme

Video: BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Three years ago, BF&M approached Endeavour Community Sailing to create the BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme, extending the joy of sailing to young people of all abilities. For the past three years, the BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme, in partnership with Endeavour, which provides hands-on experiential learning... Read more of this article

“Economic And Community Benefits It Will Bring”

“Economic And Community Benefits It Will Bring”

Corporate partners of SailGP’s Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess have expressed their support for next year’s championship, and excitement about “both the economic and community benefits it will bring. ” The global league today announced it will stage a four-week training camp and two-day, live-televised kick-off event... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host SailGP Camp & Event In 2021

Bermuda To Host SailGP Camp & Event In 2021

The BTA will be the Official Host Partner for the launch of SailGP’s Season 2, when the global league stages a four-week training camp in Bermuda followed by its two-day event on the waters of the Great Sound next April. The Bermuda Grand Prix will be broadcast live in the UK, US, and Canada the BTA said, adding that “SailGP, which currently... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Final Results

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Final Results

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Keelboat Nationals Championships came to an end on the Great Sound in blustery and rainy conditions. Traditionally the Bermuda Keelboat Regatta sees visiting teams from North America taking part but this year all the teams are local. Three more races were held on the final day in the Etchells, IOD and J105 Fleets. Patrick... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day Two

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day Two

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s shortened Keelboat Nationals Championships continued on the Great Sound in Blustery conditions. Three more races were held on day two in the IOD and J105 Fleets, while the Etchells Fleet joined the racing. Patrick Cooper from the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club continues to lead the IOD Fleet, he picked up three... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day One

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day One

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s shortened Keelboat Nationals Championships got underway on the Great Sound, with three races held on the first day in the IOD & J105 Fleets. Patrick Cooper sailing out of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club and Craig Davis sailing out of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club are joint leaders of the IOD Fleet with... Read more of this article

Brangman & Rodgers Win Marsha L Regatta

Brangman & Rodgers Win Marsha L Regatta

The Bermuda Comet Class season continued with the Marsha L Regatta off the West End Sailboat Club, with Dale Brangman and his crew Tajahri Rodgers picking up the win. Brangman sailed to victory in two of the four races, finishing 2nd once and third in the other. Jamie Harvey and Antoine Wingood finished second with five points, while Gladwin Lambert... Read more of this article

Endeavour Sailing Grads Compete In Regattas

Endeavour Sailing Grads Compete In Regattas

Ten graduates of Endeavour Community Sailing recently competed in the 2020 Bermuda Optimist Open Championship, while three graduates competed in the Bermuda Optimist National Championship. A spokesperson said, “Ten youth sailors were among the green fleet during the 2020 Bermuda Optimist Open Championship presented by PwC. The Bermuda Optimist... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sloop Foundation Thanks Dill Family

Bermuda Sloop Foundation Thanks Dill Family

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] is expressing its gratitude to the Dill family for “the multiple generous donations the organization has received in memory of the late Nicholas Bayard Dill Jr.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] would like to extend its sincere gratitude to the Dill family, in honour of the... Read more of this article

Highlighting Endeavour Maritime Participants

Highlighting Endeavour Maritime Participants

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] The Endeavour Maritime Career Springboard programme in partnership with the Bermuda College Division of Professional & Career Education is a 7-week training course for Bermudian youth 16 and older to discover the vast career possibilities available in the maritime industry both in Bermuda and abroad. Despite the Covid-19... Read more of this article

Dickinson, Tucker Win Pearl Island Comet Race

Dickinson, Tucker Win Pearl Island Comet Race

Stephen Dickinson and his crew Wesley Tucker won the Pearl Island Comet Race at the West End, with the event seeing sailors race from the West End Sailboat Club around Pearl Island and back. Maxwell Curtis and his crew Stefan Furbert was second, Gladwin Lambert and Antione Wingood crossed the line in third place, Quinton Simons and Gregory Proctor finished... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Gold Cup & Open Match Racing

Photos: Bermuda Gold Cup & Open Match Racing

Skipper Taylor Canfield and Team Stars+Stripes – Mike Buckley, Victor Diaz de Leon, Mike Menninger, and Eric Shampain – won the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship with a penalty-marred victory over Ian Williams’s Team GAC Pindar. Ian Williams and Taylor Canfield met for the championship. Canfield would lift the... Read more of this article