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Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] Stamina and determination were key factors for the competitors racing in day two of the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup today. The 14 international guests and 26 young Bermudians finished five races on Bermuda’s Great Sound. This is a test of endurance for any sailor especially young ones. The results keep Christian Spodsberg... Read more of this article

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

[Written by Talbot Wilson] One flight of the Quarter Finals was sailed Friday afternoon following the completion of the Qualifying Rounds and the selection of opponents and draw for boats. The Quarter Finals set Ian Williams against Marek Stanczyk, Taylor Canfield against Steffan Lindberg, Eric Monnin against Pierre Morvan, and an all Swedish pairing... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup Gets Underway

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup Gets Underway

[Written by Laurie Fullerton ] First day jitters marked the start of the 12th annual Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup. Racing featured strong performances from a trio of nordics including Christian Spodsberg of Denmark now leading the race with three points, Mainio Ormio of Finland with 9 points and Kasper Nordenram of Sweden who is in the top 10. In... Read more of this article

Canfield, Williams First Into Argo Quarter Finals

Canfield, Williams First Into Argo Quarter Finals

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Taylor Canfield [ISV] US One, top seed in Group 2, is the first skipper to qualify for the Quarter Finals in the 2014 Argo Group Cup. Canfield lost his first match in Day 1 racing against Chris Poole [USA] Riptide Racing. Since then the #2 skipper on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour has sailed to seven straight points. He... Read more of this article

Argo Group Gold Cup Begins In Bermuda

Argo Group Gold Cup Begins In Bermuda

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Ian Williams [GBR] GAC Pindar made a near perfect start to in the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda yesterday. The British skipper who stands top of the the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and is 2nd in the ISAF rankings, goes into today’s remaining round robin flights leading group 1. Day 1 qualifying matches for Group... Read more of this article

Ceci Wollmann Continues Competing In Peru

Ceci Wollmann Continues Competing In Peru

Bermuda’s Ceci Wollmann continued competing in the Laser South American Championships in Peru, a total of 8 races have been sailed in the Regatta. At the end of the third day, Wollmann found herself down one spot from her starting 30th place to 31st overall. Four races was sailed on the day, with Wollmann recording her best finish of the regatta... Read more of this article

Qualifying Groups Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

Qualifying Groups Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] In spite of Hurricane Gonzalo’s thrashing of the Onion Patch last week, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the people of Bermuda are ready to host the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour [AWMRT]. All 20 teams have arrived safely from their corners of the world and will practice for a... Read more of this article

Marion To Bermuda Race Registration Opens

Marion To Bermuda Race Registration Opens

The Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race announced the opening of registration for its 20th anniversary, which will commence on June 19, 2015. Supported by the Beverly Yacht Club of Marion, Massachusetts, the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club of Paget, Bermuda, and the Blue Water Sailing Club of Boston, Massachusetts, the race is open to seaworthy... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup In 12th Year

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup In 12th Year

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup, now in its 12th year, is known around the world as an international championship of junior champions. It runs parallel to the penultimate event on the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup. In fact, while the seniors battle it out on Hamilton harbor, the Opti sailors take the... Read more of this article

Ceci Wollmann Begins Competing In Peru

Ceci Wollmann Begins Competing In Peru

While Bermuda was getting battered by Hurricane Gonzalo, young saolor Ceci Wollmann began competing in the Laser South American Championships in Peru. At the end of  the first day, Wollmann found herself in 31st place overall and  16th in the female division. Wollmann finished 21st in the first race, before finishing 35th in the second race and then... Read more of this article


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