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Sailing Vessel Arrives Safely In St. Maarten

Sailing Vessel Arrives Safely In St. Maarten

The Canadian vessel Exception has arrived safely in St. Maarten after not reporting its position for several days, which lead the U.S. Coast Guard to land in Bermuda yesterday [Dec 6] as part off their search mission for the boat, which departed Bermuda on November 27. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The sailing vessel... Read more of this article

Video: Fletcher-Scott Takes Lead At Moth Regatta

Video: Fletcher-Scott Takes Lead At Moth Regatta

Dylan Fletcher-Scott, England’s representative in the 49er Class at last summer’s Rio Olympics, grabbed the overall lead at the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta yesterday after posting a pair of first-place finishes in the regatta hosted by Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Fletcher-Scott who placed 6th in the 49er Class, holds the overall lead with... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Conducting Search For Sailor

U.S. Coast Guard Conducting Search For Sailor

[Updated] The U.S. Coast Guard touched down in Bermuda this afternoon [Dec 6], with the aircraft taking part in a search mission for a Canadian-flagged boat which departed Bermuda on November 27th heading to Puerto Rico.The Duty Officer at the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said, “The U.S. Coast Guard are currently searching for the 34ft... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: MS Amlin Moth Regatta

Photos, Video & Results: MS Amlin Moth Regatta

[Updated with video] Irishman Rory Fitzpatrick holds the early lead at the 2nd annual MS Amlin International Moth Regatta, hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Fitzpatrick finished 1st and 2nd in today’s two races and leads second-placed Rob Greenhalgh of Great Britain by 1 point. Italy’s Stefano Rizzi is third with 9 points after placing 4th... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: International Moth Regatta

Photos & Video: International Moth Regatta

High winds caused sailing to be called off yesterday [Dec 4] at the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta on Bermuda’s Great Sound, with the competition picking up again today [Dec 5]. Hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, the $10,000 regatta began on Saturday [Dec 3] and runs through Friday [Dec 9].Last year Rob Greenhalgh and Paul Goodison finished... Read more of this article

Sail Designs Win Top Marks From Softbank CEO

Sail Designs Win Top Marks From Softbank CEO

Students at Saltus Grammar School were given top marks by the CEO of America’s Cup team, SoftBank Team Japan after coming up with new designs for sails. As part a graphic design project incorporating the America’s Cup theme, Design Technology Teacher Patrick Mahon asked S7 DT students to redesign the graphics for the AC45 sails. Students were told... Read more of this article

Iain Jensen Wins MS Amlin ‘Dash For Cash’

Iain Jensen Wins MS Amlin ‘Dash For Cash’

Australian Iain Jensen pocketed $500 and a bottle of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum when he won the MS Amlin “Dash for Cash,” an exhibition prelude to the 2nd annual MS Amlin International Moth Regatta hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. The Dash for Cash was sailed on a windy Hamilton Harbour, where the northwesterly breeze was recorded at 23 to... Read more of this article

52 Sailors Set For International Moth Regatta

52 Sailors Set For International Moth Regatta

A fleet of 52 sailors, including two of the top three finishers from last year’s regatta, is set to contest the second annual MS Amlin International Moth Regatta on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, the $10,000 regatta begins Saturday, Dec. 3, and runs through Friday, Dec. 9. Last year Rob Greenhalgh and Paul Goodison... Read more of this article

Entries Mount For 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

Entries Mount For 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Entries continue to come in for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race. In the first 15 days after entries opened some 30 boats entered. Now the total has reached 48 including 18 newcomers to the Race. That’s two more than the final entry total for the 2015 race. Racing starts in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts on Friday June 9th. Yachts... Read more of this article

WiRe Supports Young Woman’s Race Training

WiRe Supports Young Woman’s Race Training

WiRe [Women in Reinsurance] has donated $1,500 to fund a scholarship for a young Bermudian woman to participate in advanced race training at an island sailing club. The scholarship is funded on behalf of WiRe by donations from WiRe board members Kathleen Faries, Head of Bermuda for Tokio Millennium Re AG, and Kathleen Reardon, CEO of Hamilton Re. “We... Read more of this article

Oracle Donate 15 Optimist Dinghies To Club

Oracle Donate 15 Optimist Dinghies To Club

On Friday afternoon, Oracle Team USA donated a second batch of 15 Optimist dinghies to a Bermuda sailing club. The boats have been completely refurbished to ‘better than new’ condition by the Oracle Team USA boat-builders after being rescued from the scrap heap, and were donated to Sandys Boat Club.In total, the team has now re-built 30 Optimist... Read more of this article

Vote For Bermudian Sailor Ceci Wollmann

Vote For Bermudian Sailor Ceci Wollmann

Bermuda’s Olympic sailor Ceci Wollmann has been chosen as a finalist for the global MUSTO Sailor Search competition, and locals can help her bid by voting for her online. MUSTO said the sailors “have the chance to win £5000 [$6200] worth of sponsorship, become a MUSTO Ambassador and get training from the world’s best sailors.”The... Read more of this article

AC Endeavour Students Participate In Regatta

AC Endeavour Students Participate In Regatta

Close to 50 America’s Cup Endeavour Program students participated in their first ever regatta last weekend with the sailors making up a third of the fleet. The three-day regatta was held out of AC Endeavour’s West Fort in Dockyard with two fleets of 75 sailors, including Canadian and American national team members. Sailors from the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article