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Endeavour Maritime Springboard Programme

Endeavour Maritime Springboard Programme

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] While March was certainly a turbulent month, there was still plenty to celebrate during International Women’s Month. And as the month ends, it’s important to highlight the many women who are making waves on the water, no matter what the hurdles. For women making it in a sailing or maritime career, the avenues continue... Read more of this article

2020 Newport Bermuda Yacht Race Cancelled

2020 Newport Bermuda Yacht Race Cancelled

The 2020 Newport Bermuda Yacht Race  – which had some 200 entries and was due to start on June 19th — has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Bermuda Race Organizing Committee Chairman Jay Gowell said, “The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee [BROC] has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Newport Bermuda Race... Read more of this article

‘Round The World’ Yacht Race Postponed

‘Round The World’ Yacht Race Postponed

The organisers of the 2019–20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have decided to postpone the event until next year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The 2019–20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will be postponed until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This decision has been in no way taken lightly.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gold Cup Rescheduled To October

Bermuda Gold Cup Rescheduled To October

The Bermuda Gold Cup, hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, has been rescheduled to October from May due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Organizers for the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Bermuda Gold Cup match racing regatta have postponed the celebratory 70th running to October due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus... Read more of this article

Endeavour Sailing Celebrates Women’s Day

Endeavour Sailing Celebrates Women’s Day

Endeavour Community Sailing welcomed female youth sailors and female entrepreneurs for an International Women’s Day event on Sunday, March 8. A spokesperson said, “Endeavour Community Sailing, a registered charity in Bermuda dedicated to building self-confidence, teamwork, and life skills by engaging Bermuda’s youth in experiential learning,... Read more of this article

Six Sailors Compete In State Championships

Six Sailors Compete In State Championships

Six Bermuda Optimist sailors competed in the 2020 Sunshine State Championship in Florida. In a fleet of 181 sailors, five of the six sailors finished in the top one hundred in the fleet. PJ Rodrigues led the Bermuda sailors finishing 19th overall with a total of 46 net points. Kipling Rossouw finished 35th with 88 net points, Sarah Davis finished 56th... Read more of this article

BUEI: Voyages, Kept Secret, 50 Years Of Diving

BUEI: Voyages, Kept Secret, 50 Years Of Diving

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host a number of events in March, including a talk entitled “The Voyages of Bob: Cultures of the Ocean,” a documentary entitled “Best Kept Secret” and a  talk entitled “A Half Century Under The Sea: Fifty Years Of Diving In Bermuda’s Waters.” Admission... Read more of this article

Endeavour Maritime Springboard Programme

Endeavour Maritime Springboard Programme

From learning about boat mechanics and repairs to discovering the many roles involved with the Department of Marine and Ports, young Bermudians completing the Endeavour Maritime Career Springboard Programme receive firsthand experience about maritime career pathways. Now running with its third year of cohorts, the seven-week training programme is offered... Read more of this article

Field Of 16 Slated For King Edward VII Gold Cup

Field Of 16 Slated For King Edward VII Gold Cup

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s 70th Gold Cup for the King Edward VII trophy returns to its traditional format this year with a field of 16 crews plotting to win the venerable trophy and the lion’s share of the $100,000 prize purse. Scheduled May 11-16, the King Edward VII Gold Cup is the second World Championship-level event of the World Match Racing... Read more of this article

Sailors Conclude Competing In Argentina

Sailors Conclude Competing In Argentina

Bermuda Optimist sailors Rachael Betschart, Magnus Ringsted, Nicole Stovell and Christian Ebbin concluded competing in the Semana de Mar del Plata Optimist Sailing Regatta in Argentina. A total of twelve races were sailed in the regatta with the sailors split into two divisions; Ebbin, Ringsted and Stovell ended up competing in the Oro Flight, while... Read more of this article

Sailors Continue Competing In Argentina

Sailors Continue Competing In Argentina

Bermuda Optimist sailors Rachael Betschart, Magnus Ringsted, Nicole Stovell and Christian Ebbin continued competing in the Semana de Mar del Plata Optimist Sailing Regatta in Argentina. A total of three races were sailed on the day with the sailors split into two divisions; Ebbin, Ringsted and Stovell are competing in the Oro Flight, while Betschart... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Back In Action In Argentina

Bermuda Sailors Back In Action In Argentina

Bermuda Optimist sailors Rachael Betschart, Magnus Ringsted, Nicole Stovell and Christian Ebbin continued competing in the Semana de Mar del Plata Optimist Sailing Regatta in Argentina. A total of four races were sailed on the day, with the Bermuda sailors moving up the leaderboard. Ebbin move from 65th to 10th place with 30 net points. Ebbin finished... Read more of this article

Sailors Move Up Leaderboard In Argentina

Sailors Move Up Leaderboard In Argentina

Bermuda Optimist sailors Rachael Betschart, Magnus Ringsted, Nicole Stovell and Christian Ebbin continued competing in the Semana de Mar del Plata Optimist Sailing Regatta in Argentina. Only one race was sailed on the second day with the Bermuda sailors moving up the leaderboard. Ringsted started the day in 60th and following his 2nd place finish in... Read more of this article