Tag: Bermuda sailing

Pimentel, Wollmann Continue Miami ISAF Action

Pimentel, Wollmann Continue Miami ISAF Action

Racing continued in Miami at the ISAF Sailing World Cup, with Bermuda’s Cameron Pimentel, along with rest of the Laser fleet, leaving the boat park on Tuesday [Jan 27] morning with around 18-20 knots of breeze and temperature’s in the 50s.  The island’s Ceci Wollmann also lined up to take part in the Laser Radial. Commenting on the... Read more of this article

Plans Submitted For Oracle Team Base

Plans Submitted For Oracle Team Base

A planning application for a base for Oracle Team USA — which is setting up in Bermuda in advance of the America’s Cup – has been submitted, calling for four new buildings and two floating docks. According to the application [PDF here], the project would see changes at South Basin, South Arm, Dockyard, and Sandys, “involving... Read more of this article

Pimentel Finishes First Day Of ISAF World Cup

Pimentel Finishes First Day Of ISAF World Cup

Cameron Pimentel experienced the full brunt of the weather during Monday’s [Jan 26] opening at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Miami as conditions ranged from sunny and bright to storming and sideways rain. Robert Scheidt, winner of five medals at the Olympiads, was quoted on the regatta website as saying, “A windy, tough day; this early in the... Read more of this article

Pimentel Represents Bermuda In ISAF Sailing

Pimentel Represents Bermuda In ISAF Sailing

Laser Full Rig sailor Cameron Pimentel will be representing Bermuda among more than 800 other sailors from 63 nations racing across ten Olympic and three Paralympic events on Miami, Florida’s Biscayne Bay this week with racing commencing yesterday [Jan 26] through January 31, 2015. With ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi qualification spots and... Read more of this article

Oracle Team USA Skipper: Fantastic To Get Here

Oracle Team USA Skipper: Fantastic To Get Here

America’s Cup team Oracle Team USA are starting to set up their base in Bermuda, with skipper Jimmy Spithill saying “it’s been fantastic to get here and feel the energy and see the welcoming we’re getting here from Bermudians.” Oracle Team USA, the defending champion, is one of six teams set to compete for the 35th America’s... Read more of this article

Pimentel Ready For Sailing World Cup In Miami

Pimentel Ready For Sailing World Cup In Miami

Bermuda’s Cameron Pimentel — an Olympic sailing hopeful in the International Laser Full Rig dinghy — finished 13th out of 53 boats competing in the Laser Full Rig at the Fort Lauderdale Olympic Class Regatta recently, with sailors representing approximately 15 nations as they used the regatta as a tune up for the International Sailing... Read more of this article

Sir Ben Ainslie Pays Premier A Courtesy Call

Sir Ben Ainslie Pays Premier A Courtesy Call

Captain of Britain’s team challenge for the America’s Cup, Sir Ben Ainslie, stopped in at the Cabinet Office for a courtesy call on Premier Michael Dunkley this afternoon [Jan 19] Sailing’s most decorated Olympic sailor, Sir Ben was called up midway through the 2013 America’s Cup series to help complete the dramatic come-from-behind victory... Read more of this article

50th Newport Bermuda Race To Use One Rule

50th Newport Bermuda Race To Use One Rule

[Written by John Rousmaniere] When the Newport Bermuda Race is next sailed in 2016, it will be scored by one handicapping system, the Offshore Racing Rule [ORR]. The ORR calculates each boat’s speed potential based on its dimensions, using a Velocity Prediction Program [VPP]. The ORR has been used in the Newport Bermuda Race since 2006, following... Read more of this article

CableVision Donates $50,000 For Youth Sailors

CableVision Donates $50,000 For Youth Sailors

The island’s young sailors have been given a boost courtesy of a $50,000 donation from Bermuda CableVision, which will be donated over the course of the next two years to the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Sailing Academy for the purchase of four SL16 Catamarans to be used by young sailors. Speaking at the company’s annual ‘Salute to Service’... Read more of this article

Caribbean Bound Sailboat Towed Into Harbour

Caribbean Bound Sailboat Towed Into Harbour

A 32-foot sailboat — which was leaving Bermuda bound for the Caribbean with one person onboard — was towed into St. George’s Harbour today [Jan 17] after the vessel began taking on water, resulting in flooding above the interior cabin deck. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre Duty Officer said, “The departing 32 foot Sailing... Read more of this article


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