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Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued in the Hamilton Harbour, with 16 boats going to the start line for the latest racing. Crossfire was the first boat to cross the line, they clocked a time of 53:00, their corrected time of 58:08 saw them finish 4th overall, Smokin was the next boat to cross the line that were clocked at 57:18 and with their... Read more of this article

Fitted Dinghy: Challenger II & Elizabeth Win

Fitted Dinghy: Challenger II & Elizabeth Win

The 2017 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued in Granaway Deep with the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club hosting three races. Owen Siese sailing Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club won the A.S. Cooper Cup, with Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Contest III skippered by Julia Lines second. Elizabeth II skippered by Jason Saints out of the... Read more of this article

Video: 50th Anniversary Of 1967 Pan-Am Games

Video: 50th Anniversary Of 1967 Pan-Am Games

A ceremony was held today [Aug 9] celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Pan-Am Games, which saw Bermuda make an exceptional showing, besting much larger nations to win medals in football and sailing. Organised by Glenn Fubler of Imagine Bermuda, the event was held at City Hall with attendees including Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling, Minister... Read more of this article

Expansion Of Youth Sailing At Sandys Club

Expansion Of Youth Sailing At Sandys Club

The Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Sandys Boat Club [SBC] announced new sailing partnership to create year-round youth sailing program in Somerset and connections with West End government primary schools. “Youth sailing is flourishing in the West End, thanks in large part to the America’s Cup effect. Sandys Boat Club [SBC] has received... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued in Hamilton Harbour, with 20 boats going to the start line for the latest racing. Nasty Medicine was the first bat to cross the line, they clocked a time of 50.00, their corrected time of 54.33 saw them finish 10th overall, Smokin was the next boat to cross the line that were clocked at 53.14 and with their... Read more of this article

Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

The 2017 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued in Granaway Deep with the Royal Hamilton Amatuer Dinghy Club hosting three races. Elizabeth II skippered by Jason Saints out of the host club won the RHADC Cup, with Owen Siese sailing Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club second. Damion Payne sailed the St. George’s Dinghy and Sports Club’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In Thailand

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In Thailand

The top youth sailors from the 62 countries participating in the Optimist World Championship 2017 took to the Thailand waters for Day Two of racing. Two more races were held on the day to take the total to four races in total. The Bermuda team is still being led by Christian Ebbin who fell three places from his starting position of 114th to ended the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Thailand

Bermuda Sailors Begin Competing In Thailand

Top youth sailors from the 62 countries participating in the Optimist World Championship  took to the waters in a long-awaited start to what will be eight days of competition. Excited and focused on doing their best, they had to contend with a strong tide, unfamiliar conditions for many, and a sudden rainstorm that closed the day. The Bermuda team... Read more of this article

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Results

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Results

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued in the Hamilton Harbor were 20 boats went to the start line for the latest racing. Nasty Medicine was the first bat to cross the line, they clocked a time of 50.00, their corrected time of 54.33 saw them finish 10th overall, Smokin was the next boat to cross the line that were clocked at 53.14 and with their... Read more of this article

Bermuda Take Part In Opening Ceremony

Bermuda Take Part In Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony for the biggest Optimist World Championship ever with 280 competitors from 62 countries got underway with a parade.The Bermuda team of Christian Ebbin, Sebastian Kempe, Jack Hildebrand, Rian Geraghty-McDonnell and Jordan Etemadi got to go up on a large stage and get applauds from a pretty big crowd, with the announcer telling... Read more of this article

Lawrence Stickers Hendrickson Regatta Results

Lawrence Stickers Hendrickson Regatta Results

Gladwin Lambert and Stefan Maybury are the 2017 Lawrence Stickers Hendrickson Memorial Regatta Champions following the Comet Regatta off the Mid Atlantic Sailboat Club. With the defending champion Stephen Dickinson off Island, Lambert won all three races finishing with 4 points. Maxwell Curtis and Stephan Furbert finished second with 9 points after... Read more of this article

The Legacy Of The AC Endeavour Program

The Legacy Of The AC Endeavour Program

While the teams sailed at the America’s Cup, young sailors also hit the water as part of the America’s Cup Endeavour Program. America’s Cup Endeavour, a youth education and community sailing initiative, allowed hundreds of young students to learn to sail in both the west end and the east end. In addition to sailing, students were also exposed... Read more of this article

Second Antigua Bermuda Race Set For May 2018

Second Antigua Bermuda Race Set For May 2018

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has announced that the second edition of the Antigua Bermuda Race will start on the May 9, 2018. A spokesperson said, “The 935-mile offshore race is organized in association with Antigua Sailing Week and is supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority. Yachts of 40 feet and over will be racing under the IRC Rating Rule,... Read more of this article