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Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

The 70th Bermuda Gold Cup sailing event, which will take place on October 26-30 in Hamilton Harbour will also host the 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship as sanctioned by World Sailing. A spokesperson said, “Two weeks after announcing that the Bermuda Gold Cup will be contested Oct. 26-30, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and World Match Racing... Read more of this article

Sailing: Fox & Santiago Win Flag Pole Race

Sailing: Fox & Santiago Win Flag Pole Race

Scott Fox and Joanna Santiago sailed Get the Cat to victory to win the Warren D. Mickey Foggo 50th annual Flag Pole to Flag Pole Race. The race saw Stephen Dickinson and Anderika Gilbert blast out of the Hamilton Harbor, with 12 other boats chasing. Edward Cross Long Distance race champion Maxwell Curtis and his crew Stefan Furbert made a break to catch... Read more of this article

Sailing: James Perry Wins Comet Race

Sailing: James Perry Wins Comet Race

The Bermuda Comet Class recently held a regatta in the Hamilton Harbor. In very tricky and shifty light winds, James Perry maneuvered the course the best to pick up the win over the three-race series. Perry finished 5th in race one, he crossed the line 4th in the second race before winning the 3rd race for his 10 points. Gladwin Lambert and Scott Fox... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gold Cup To Take Place On Oct 26-30

Bermuda Gold Cup To Take Place On Oct 26-30

The 70th Bermuda Gold Cup sailing event will take place on October 26-30 in Hamilton Harbour with a full 16-team lineup expected, the organisers announced today. A spokesperson said, “After months of careful consideration the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club confirmed last night that the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup for the King Edward VII trophy will take place... Read more of this article

Olympian Inspires Endeavour’s Youth Sailors

Olympian Inspires Endeavour’s Youth Sailors

Endeavour Community Sailing, a registered charity and non-profit dedicated to engaging Bermuda’s youth in experiential learning welcomed a Bermudian Olympian sailor for an inspirational chat and sail with young people engaging in Endeavour’s programmes. A total of 20 students from nine schools enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime to sail with Bermudian... Read more of this article

Sailing: Laser National Championships Results

Sailing: Laser National Championships Results

Campbell Patton has been crowned the Bermuda Laser Open National Championships champion after the seven race series took place off Spanish Point Boat Club, while Laura Hupman claimed the Laser 4.7 Fleet title. Going into the final day, Patton took a commendable lead after winning all four races on day one, sailing to victory three times on the day to... Read more of this article

Sailing: Dickinson & Tucker Win Comet Race

Sailing: Dickinson & Tucker Win Comet Race

Club racing returned to the St. George’s Harbour in the Bermuda Comet Class as Stephen Dickinson and his crew Wesley Tucker sailed to victory. The day started with a bit of a reunion as Dickinson and Tucker are previous Edward Cross Long Distance Race and Comet International Championship Champions. The pair finished second to Maxwell Curtis and Stefan... Read more of this article

Photos: Dickinson & Gilbert Win Comet Race

Photos: Dickinson & Gilbert Win Comet Race

The latest round of Comet Class Club Racing in the St. George’s Harbour saw Stephen Dickinson and Anderika Gilbert sail to victory in the three-race Regatta. In the opening race, Dickinson had the boat speed and the lead rounding the leeward mark, but the Jib rope broke, while Gilbert worked to get the Jib back in hand, Scott Fox and his crew Joanna... Read more of this article

Highlighting Endeavour Programme Participants

Highlighting Endeavour Programme Participants

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] The Endeavour Maritime Career Springboard Programme is a seven-week intensive training to encourage and support Bermudian youth 16 and older toward starting a maritime career. The programme is offered through a partnership with the Bermuda College Division of Professional and Career Education [PACE]. Young people who have... Read more of this article

Sailing: Lambert & Maybury Wins Comet Race

Sailing: Lambert & Maybury Wins Comet Race

Nine boats went to the start line for the Edna Foggo-Pitcher Memorial Comet Race Regatta in the St. George’s Harbour. The sailors competed over a four-race series, with Gladwin Lambert and Stefan Maybury claiming the overall victory with 5 points. Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert finished second with 6 points, while third place went to Scott Fox... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Round The Island Sailing Race

Photos & Results: Round The Island Sailing Race

The 2020 Heineken Round the Islands Race organized by the Bermuda Sailing Association [BSA] saw 19 boats hit the starting line last Thursday. A spokesperson said, “The 2020 Heineken Round the Islands Race organized by the Bermuda Sailing Association [BSA] saw 19 boats hit the starting line last Cup Match Thursday. A mixture of sailors of all ages... Read more of this article

DofE Launches ‘Silver Adventurous Journey’

DofE Launches ‘Silver Adventurous Journey’

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award [DofE] in Bermuda embarked on its ‘Silver Adventurous Journey’ with the Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Sail Training Vessel Spirit of Bermuda yesterday [Aug 3], with the excursion to conclude tomorrow [Aug 5]. A spokesperson said, “The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Bermuda [the Award] is extremely pleased... Read more of this article

RenRe Junior Gold Cup Postponed To 2021

RenRe Junior Gold Cup Postponed To 2021

The RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup has been postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “With great regret the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club announces that the 18th annual RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup has been postponed to 2021 due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. “First held in 2002, the RenaissanceRe Junior... Read more of this article