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Photos, Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

Photos, Results: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

There was plenty of action on the waters of Mangrove Bay as the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued. The day featured three different winners in tricky conditions. Elizabeth II out of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club came away with the first win of the day to claim the Gilbert Bowl. Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club would take... Read more of this article

Edward Cross Long Distance Race Results

Edward Cross Long Distance Race Results

Malcom Smith and his crew Damien Payne sailed to victory in the 2018 Edward Cross Long Distance Race that finished off the West End Sailboat Club. Smith who was clocked at 2:19:21 had to hold off a strong challenge from Heath Foggo and his crew Stephen Dickinson who finished six seconds back and Rudy Bailey and his crew George Bailey finished third... Read more of this article

Rambler 88 Wins Line Honours In Newport Race

Rambler 88 Wins Line Honours In Newport Race

Leaving most of the fleet far behind in light winds, George David’s Rambler 88 crossed the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse at 5:51:51 Eastern daylight time on Sunday evening. Earning line honours among the 169 boats racing in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the big gray boat’s elapsed time over the 635-mile course was 50 hours, 31 minutes,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Results

Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Results

There was plenty of action on the waters of Mangrove Bay as the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season continued. The day featured three different winners in tricky conditions. Elizabeth II out of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club came away with the first win of the day to claim the Gilbert Bowl. Challenger II out of the Sandys Boat Club would take... Read more of this article

Five Boats Ahead Of A Tightly Packed Fleet

Five Boats Ahead Of A Tightly Packed Fleet

After a day of relatively light winds in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the competitors had made moderate progress down the 635-mile course toward the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse on the northeast corner of Bermuda. Led by Rambler 88, George David’s 88-foot Juan K design, five boats crossed the Gulf Stream and opened up a significant gap... Read more of this article

169 Boats Set Sail In Newport Bermuda Race

169 Boats Set Sail In Newport Bermuda Race

The combination of a light southeast wind and more than one knot of current flowing out of Narragansett Bay pushed the fleet of sailboats starting the Newport Bermuda Race on the way towards Bermuda on Friday afternoon with few incidents of note. “In spite of the light conditions,” said Jonathan Brewin, chairman of the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee,... Read more of this article

170 Boats Will Start In Newport Bermuda Race

170 Boats Will Start In Newport Bermuda Race

Making attempts at breaking records, surviving rough seas, reveling in starry nights and bonding over the adventure of navigating 635 miles of open water are all part of the longstanding and storied history of the Newport Bermuda Race, first held in 1906. Since its inception, over 52,000 sailors [more than twice the population of the city from which... Read more of this article

Sailing: Curtis & Furbert Win Comet Race

Sailing: Curtis & Furbert Win Comet Race

The Bermuda Comet Class took to the St. George’s Harbour for their final race day before the Edward Cross Long Distance Race. Maxwell Curtis & Stephan Furbert sailed to victory in the only race of the day. George Hayward and his crew Jade Smith were leading the race, but the capsized on the final leg, with Curtis and his crew Furbert taking the... Read more of this article

Youth Teams Enter Newport Bermuda Race

Youth Teams Enter Newport Bermuda Race

For some people, thrash, whether used as a noun or a verb, sounds like a bad thing. But for the 1500+ sailors on 180 vessels entered in the 51st “Thrash to the Onion Patch,” more formally known as the Newport Bermuda Race, this biennial race is a bucket list challenge. When the boats – in seven divisions – depart Narragansett Bay starting at... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Mammoth Progress Over Three Years’

Column: ‘Mammoth Progress Over Three Years’

[Written by Glenn Jones] Three years ago, I knocked on the door of complete strangers and I’m still not entirely sure what motivated me to do it. On the other side of the door was Mustafa Ingham and his family – his mother, his grandmother. They invited me in warmly and I waited apprehensively on the couch. My mission was to convince an 18-year-old... Read more of this article

Photos: James Perry Cup Comet Class Regatta

Photos: James Perry Cup Comet Class Regatta

[Updated with photos] The St. George’s Harbour was busy, as along with the Fitted Dingy racing this weekend, the Bermuda Comet Class took to the waters for the James Perry Cup. Stephen Dickinson showed no rust signs winning the four race Regatta. Dickinson and his crew Heath Foggo picked up three wins and a second place finish to end with three points,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

Photos & Video: Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing

The 2018 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Race Season got underway in the St. George’s Harbour on Sunday, with racing hosted by the St. George’s Dinghy & Sports Club. Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing is an inter-club activity between the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC], the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club [RHADC], the St. George’s Dinghy and Sports Club... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Meets With Mustafa Ingham

Premier Burt Meets With Mustafa Ingham

Premier David Burt welcomed Mr. Mustafa Ingham, a young Bermudian sailor, to the Cabinet Office. Premier Burt stated, “It was great to meet this young Bermudian who is a role model for Bermuda’s youth. He is the first enrollee in the Volvo Ocean Race Academy. “Through hard work and determination he passed rigorous exams and maintained an intense... Read more of this article