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Christian Ebbin Wins British Sailing Nationals

Christian Ebbin Wins British Sailing Nationals

Bermuda’s Christian Ebbin made an outstanding showing at the Volvo Gill Optimist British Nationals in England, winning the overall title in a field of over 150 competitors from around the world. Ebbin won the overall fleet with 44 net points, and he was one of a team of Bermuda sailors in action, who all showed impressive form.Sebastian Kempe... Read more of this article

Sailing: Smith & Wollmanns Continue in Denmark

Sailing: Smith & Wollmanns Continue in Denmark

Benn Smith and the Wollmann siblings Ceci and Michael were back on the water in Denmark competing in the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus. Smith competing in the Laser Fleet is in 145th place, with 321 Net Points after ten races. Smith finished 36th in the first and only race of the day. The Wollmanns are 40th with 134 Net Points after... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In UK

Bermuda Sailors Continue Competing In UK

Six Bermuda sailors continued competing in the Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship Senior Fleet in the UK. Five of the six Bermuda Sailors advanced to the Gold Fleet, with the other competing in the Silver Fleet. Christian Ebbin continues to leads the fleet after finishing the Qualifiers with 8 net Points, in three races in the Gold Fleet... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Competing In United Kingdom

Bermuda Sailors Competing In United Kingdom

Six Bermuda sailors are competing in the Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship Senior Fleet in the UK. Christian Ebbin leads the 154 boat fleet after 5 races with 8 net Points, while Sebastian Kempe is in 4th with 19 Net Points. Ebbin has a win, two second place finishes and a third, throwing out his 11th place finish in the 4th race. Magnus... Read more of this article

Smith, Evans & Wollmanns Compete In Denmark

Smith, Evans & Wollmanns Compete In Denmark

Benn Smith, Rockal Evans and the Wollmann siblings Ceci and Michael were back on the water in Denmark competing in the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus. Smith competing in the Laser Fleet is in 144th place, with 270 Net Points after eight races. Smith finished 25th in the first race of the day and the seventh of the Series, before finishing... Read more of this article

18 Boats In Heineken Around The Islands Race

18 Boats In Heineken Around The Islands Race

18 boats took part in the Bermuda Sailing Association’s [BSA] annual Heineken Around the Islands Race sailed this past Thursday. The handicapped keelboat fleet consisted of J80’s , IOD’s, Vipers, Etchells, J105’s and a few others. Light northeasterly winds meant that the traditional course around many of the islands of Hamilton Harbour and the... Read more of this article

Evans & Smith Continue Competing In Denmark

Evans & Smith Continue Competing In Denmark

Benn Smith and Rockal Evans were back on the water in Denmark competing in the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus. Smith competing in the Laser Fleet is in 152nd place, with 137 Net Points after four races. Smith finished 42nd in the first race of the day and the third of the Series, before finishing 47th in race two. Evans started the... Read more of this article

Evans & Smith Begin Competing In Denmark

Evans & Smith Begin Competing In Denmark

Rockal Evans and Benn Smith began competing in the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. After two races in the Laser Fleet, Smith is 154 with 100 Net Points. Smith finished 48th in the First Race and then finished 52nd in the Second Race. Evans is in 68th after Four Finn Class Races. Evans has finishes of 35th, 30th, 39th and... Read more of this article

Varuna Succeeds In Bermuda Hamburg Race

Varuna Succeeds In Bermuda Hamburg Race

On July 21st –  which marks the birthday of Varuna VI’s owner and skipper, Jens Kellinghusen [NRV] — the Race Committee confirmed that Varuna’s overall win of the Bermuda Hamburg leg after corrected time is not at jeopardy anymore. In theory, some boats of the fleet could still win in terms of time, however, due to current conditions... Read more of this article

Patton Moves To 11th In Youth Sailing Worlds

Patton Moves To 11th In Youth Sailing Worlds

Bermuda’s Campbell Patton continues competing in the Youth Sailing World Championships, along with over 300 teenage sailors from around the world. Patton, who is competing in the Boy’s Laser Radial Fleet started the day in 10th place in the 58 boat fleet and when he came off the water he was 11th with 54 Net Points. Patton finished the first... Read more of this article

Patton Now In 10th In Youth Sailing Worlds

Patton Now In 10th In Youth Sailing Worlds

The 48th Youth Sailing World Championships continues in the USA, with over 300 young sailors from around the world taking part. Bermuda’s Campbell Patton is competing in the Boy’s Laser Radial Fleet. He started the day in 6th place in the 58 boat fleet and when he came off the water he was 10th with 26 Net Points. Patton finished the first race... Read more of this article

Malizia Wins Line Honours In Bermuda Hamburg

Malizia Wins Line Honours In Bermuda Hamburg

[Updated] Following a 10-day, transatlantic bow-to-bow battle, the IMOCA 60 dominated on the water and took the elapsed time record, while Varuna scored the current top spot in IRC Zero in the Bermuda Hamburg Race. A spokesperson said, “It was the last chapter of an epic 3,500nm transatlantic rivalry between Jens Kellinghusen’s Varuna VI,... Read more of this article

Patton 6th In Youth World Championships

Patton 6th In Youth World Championships

The Youth Sailing World Championships got underway in the U.S.A, with Bermuda’s Campbell Patton competing in the Boy’s Laser Radial Fleet. After two races on the first day, Patton finds himself 6th in the 58 boat fleet. Patton finished the first race in 10th place and then finished the second race in 7th coming off the water with 17 points, he is... Read more of this article