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Youth America’s Cup Profile: Owen Siese

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Owen Siese

In the latest of a series of profiles of members of Bermuda’s team in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, we spotlight Owen Siese, who provided insight into the dedication and training that it takes to represent one’s country at the very highest of levels. A former Somerset Primary and Warwick Academy student, Mr. Siese says taking part... Read more of this article

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Philip Hagen

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Philip Hagen

In the second of a series of profiles of members of Bermuda’s team in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, we spotlight Philip Hagen, who provided insight into the dedication and training that it takes to represent one’s country at the very highest of levels. The 19-year-old student says that he expects the upcoming event “will leave... Read more of this article

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Emily Nagel

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Emily Nagel

In the first of a series of profiles of members of Bermuda’s team in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, we spotlight Emily Nagel, who provided insight into the dedication and training that it takes to represent one’s country at the very highest of levels. A former Somersfield Academy student, 22-year-old Ms. Nagel says that she wants to... Read more of this article

Video: Team BDA Set To Begin Training Schedule

Video: Team BDA Set To Begin Training Schedule

Members of Team BDA – Bermuda’s entry into the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – are gearing up for tough training sessions to get them ship-shape for racing. Between June and September, the Team will be training on the water and off for more than 40 days in gruelling physical drills and technical exercises. These summer sessions will be the first... Read more of this article

Bermuda Container Line Donates To Saltus

Bermuda Container Line Donates To Saltus

Bermuda Container Line Ltd recently made a donation to Saltus Grammar School, which allowed for the school’s students to participate in the Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s youth at sea learning program. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Container Line Ltd presented a cheque to Mrs. Anna Ridgeway, Enrichment Coordinator and Teacher of History at... Read more of this article

Possible Rat Infestation, “Delirious” Solo Sailor

Possible Rat Infestation, “Delirious” Solo Sailor

A 79-year-old lone sailor was transported to hospital after arriving in Bermuda in a “somewhat delirious” state, with the sailor having reported a “possible infestation of rats onboard preventing him from gaining sleep or access to the cabin area.” After arriving under police escort and taken to quarantine in Convict Bay, an... Read more of this article

Sailing: Chase Cooper Helps Tabor Academy Win

Sailing: Chase Cooper Helps Tabor Academy Win

Bermudian sailor Chase Cooper and his team representing the Tabor Academy “Seawolves” [Marion, Mass] won the New England School Sailing Association [NESSA] Fleet Racing Championships this past weekend in Cranston, Rhode Island. The “Seawolves” were one of 16 teams out of a field of 52 to qualify for the Championship. Each qualifying school fielded... Read more of this article

Antigua Bermuda “Dress Rehearsal” Underway

Antigua Bermuda “Dress Rehearsal” Underway

Lloyd Thornburg’s MOD70 Phaedo3, skippered by Brian Thompson, left Antigua on Wednesday [April 20] at noon local time bound for Bermuda, a 945 nautical mile journey. The team are planning to establish a course record from Antigua to Bermuda, prior to the inaugural Antigua to Bermuda Race, which will be run in May 2017. After a hearty breakfast... Read more of this article

Sailing: Take The Onion Patch Challenge

Sailing: Take The Onion Patch Challenge

[Written by Talbot Wilson] If you are entering the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race, think about entering the New York Yacht Club 162nd Annual Regatta presented by Rolex in Newport and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta capping off Bermuda Offshore Sailing Week for the visiting yachts and local Bermuda boats alike. Take the Onion Patch Challenge.... Read more of this article

Sailing: Convexity Win M32 Bermuda Series Title

Sailing: Convexity Win M32 Bermuda Series Title

After 4 events and over 55 races, Don Wilson and his Convexity team have claimed the 2016 M32 Series Bermuda title. The Chicago based team completed the series ahead of the Magenta 32 all-female team skippered by Sally Barkow. The Swedish Cape Crow Vikings skippered by M32 Series founder Håkan Svensson finished the series an impressive third overall. Coming... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Safety First’ For Bermudian AC Diver

Video: ‘Safety First’ For Bermudian AC Diver

When a SoftBank Team Japan crew member accidentally went overboard during a practice session last week, Bermudian Sam Bennett’s position as safety diver for the team came into sharp focus. In his role Mr Bennett — a PADI master scuba diver trainer — has helped create safety procedures for the team that are specific to Bermuda. In this... Read more of this article

Video: SoftBank Team Japan Testing AC45S

Video: SoftBank Team Japan Testing AC45S

SoftBank Team Japan recently headed out on the Great Sound in order to test their AC45S, capturing the action on video beneath a sunny sky. SoftBank Team Japan is the Japanese challenger for the 35th America’s Cup. Led by Skipper Dean Barker, SoftBank Team Japan is made up of expert sailors, boat builders, and support crew from around the world.... Read more of this article

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