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Video: America’s Cup “Race To Bermuda” Is On

Video: America’s Cup “Race To Bermuda” Is On

In advance of the America’s Cup World Series race in Bermuda next month, the ACEA released a video today [Sept 4] entitled “the Race to Bermuda is on,” which features a look at sailing both here and overseas, as well as Minister for Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons and Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill. Six America’s Cup... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Racing In Bermuda Next Month

America’s Cup Racing In Bermuda Next Month

Six America’s Cup teams will compete on the America’s Cup race course on the Great Sound in Bermuda next month, with official racing on October 17 and 18, with the event also set to include activities both on land and on-water, with food and drink vendors, exhibitors,  a concert and more. Bermudians will have an opportunity to experience the... Read more of this article

St George’s Harbour Fitted Dinghy Race Results

St George’s Harbour Fitted Dinghy Race Results

Owen Seise sailing Challenger II had a good day as the St. George’s Dinghy & Sports Club hosted Dinghy Racing in the St. George’s Harbour this past weekend. Challenger II won the E.R. Williams Cup and Middleton Shield races, while Peter Miller at the helm of Contest III won the Masters Cup race. E.R. Williams Cup results1. Challenger II 2.... Read more of this article

Emirates Team New Zealand Soars To Victory

Emirates Team New Zealand Soars To Victory

[Updated with video] Emirates Team New Zealand put together a Super Sunday in Sweden, to vault to the top of the leaderboard and claim the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Gothenburg. It was a difficult day on the tight race course, with light and shifty conditions. But the Kiwis, led by skipper Glenn Ashby and prodigy helmsman Peter Burling... Read more of this article

BCL Helps Warwick Students Sailing Programme

BCL Helps Warwick Students Sailing Programme

This week Bermuda Container Line Ltd presented a check to Warwick Academy’s Director of Development Jane Vickers which will enable their students to participate in the Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s youth at sea learning program over the next five years. Mrs Vickers commented, “Without the support of BCL our students would not have been part of the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailing Team Heading To Poland

Bermuda Youth Sailing Team Heading To Poland

The Bermuda National Optimist Sailing team is heading to Poland for the Optimist World Championship, with five of Bermuda’s top young sailors set to compete against nearly 300 sailors from over 50 countries. The Optimist World this year will take place in  Poland, near the town of Dziwno which is located in northwest Poland on the Baltic Sea. The... Read more of this article

‘Yachting Matters’ Magazine Features Bermuda

‘Yachting Matters’ Magazine Features Bermuda

The latest issue of Yachting Matters magazine highlights the upcoming America’s Cup and Bermuda’s role as host of the event, promoting many aspects of the island to its readers through four pages, with a free digital version of the magazine available. Subtitled “400 years of sailing history and the 35th America’s Cup,”... Read more of this article

Oracle Team USA’s Boat 2 Arrives In Bermuda

Oracle Team USA’s Boat 2 Arrives In Bermuda

America’s Cup defending champion Oracle Team USA received a special delivery recently when boat two arrived in Bermuda. The second AC45T [the T being for Turbo, or Test, or Terribly fast] is a test platform the team is using as it develops its design for the new America’s Cup Class boat it will race in 2017.The boat arrived broken down into... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host International Moth Regatta

Bermuda To Host International Moth Regatta

The Amlin International Moth Regatta will take place later this year in Bermuda scheduled for 5 – 11 December. Organised and hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, it will give sailors an opportunity to battle it out on the Great Sound in what should be ideal racing conditions for these foiling boats. “This invitational Regatta has been in the... Read more of this article

Photos: Granaway Deep Fitted Dinghy Racing

Photos: Granaway Deep Fitted Dinghy Racing

The 2015 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued with three races in Granaway Deep this past weekend. Contest III won the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club Cup race, while Elizabeth II won the Whitney Cup race, and Challenger II was the only boat to finish the Trott Cup race. The Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club Cup race saw Contest III place... Read more of this article

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