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Bermuda Optimist Sailors Competing In Canada

Bermuda Optimist Sailors Competing In Canada

The Canadian Optimist Nationals resumed with five sailors from Bermuda — Ava Adams, Sophia Dias, Laura Hupman, Amelia Lewis and P.D. Rodrigues — in action. All five sailors, who will also represent Bermuda in next month’s North Americans in the Bahamas, have been in Ottawa since last week, hoping for strong finishes in a field of 120 sailors. The... Read more of this article

Sailing: Christian Ebbin Wins CORK International

Sailing: Christian Ebbin Wins CORK International

Bermuda’s Christian Ebbin was crowned the CORK International Optimist Regatta 2019 Champion following three days of racing in Canada. Ebbin along with Magnus Ringsted, Rachael Betschart, Pj Rodrigues, Amelia Lewis, Sophia Dias, Laura Hupman, Ethan Thompson all took part in the event.Ringsted finished in 7th place overall with 49 net points after... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue CORK International

Bermuda Sailors Continue CORK International

Eight young sailors continued flying the Bermuda Flag at the CORK International Optimist Regatta 2019 in Canada. Magnus Ringsted, Christian Ebbin, Rachael Betschart, Pj Rodrigues, Amelia Lewis, Sophia Dias, Laura Hupman, Ethan Thompson have all begun competing. Ebbin shares the overall lead after winning all three races on the day in the Red Fleet and... Read more of this article

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

Endeavour Graduates Learn About Space Travel

On Wednesday, August 7th, a group of youth sailors from 11 middle schools across Bermuda who are participating in the Endeavour Graduate Summer Programme learned there are similarities between space travel and sailing during a NASA presentation on celestial navigation. Thanks to the US Consulate General in Bermuda, 24 Endeavour graduates along with... Read more of this article

Sailors Begin Competing In CORK International

Sailors Begin Competing In CORK International

A total of 8 young sailors are flying the Bermuda Flag at the CORK International Optimist Regatta 2019 in Canada. Magnus Ringsted, Christian Ebbin, Rachael Betschart, Pj Rodrigues, Amelia Lewis, Sophia Dias, Laura Hupman, and Ethan Thompson have all started competing. Due to a thunderstorm moving through the area, only one race was able to be completed... Read more of this article

Sailing: Benn Smith 17th In Pan American Games

Sailing: Benn Smith 17th In Pan American Games

Benn Smith was once again back on the startline of the Laser Class for the Pan American Games in Peru. The Fleet sailed two races on the day. Smith finished 14th in the first race of the day and the ninth of the Series, race two saw Smith crossing the line 18th. Smith finished the Regatta 17th overall with 139 Net Points. Related StoriesSailing:... Read more of this article

Wollmanns Finish Mixed Multihull In 8th Place

Wollmanns Finish Mixed Multihull In 8th Place

Ceci and Michael Wollmann were back on the water competing in the Mixed Multihull Opening Series at the Pan American Games in Peru. The Wollmann’s finished the only race of the day in fifth place. The Mixed Multihull raced a total of 12 races with the Wollmann’s finishing 8th overall with 72 Net Points. The Wollmanns recorded two top five finishes... Read more of this article

Sailing: Ben Smith Continues Competing In Peru

Sailing: Ben Smith Continues Competing In Peru

Benn Smith was back on the startline of the Laser Class for the Pan American Games in Peru. The Fleet sailed three more races on the day. Smith finished 11th in the first race of the day and the sixth of the Series. Race two saw Smith crossing the line 16th, in the final race of the day Smith crossed the line in 19th place. Related StoriesSailing:... Read more of this article

Sailing: Wollmanns Continue In Pan Am Games

Sailing: Wollmanns Continue In Pan Am Games

Ceci and Michael Wollmann were back on the water competing in the Mixed Multihull Opening Series at the Pan American Games in Peru. The Wollmanns finished the first race of the day and the ninth of the series in 7th place, before finishing 6th in the second race and then they finished 8th in the third and final race of the day. Ceci Wollmann said, “We... Read more of this article

Sailing: Smith Moves Up Leaderboard In Peru

Sailing: Smith Moves Up Leaderboard In Peru

Benn Smith was back on the startline of the Laser Class for the Pan American Games in Peru. The Fleet sailed three races on the day, with Smith moving up the leaderboard in 17th place with 61 net points. Smith finished 14th in the first race of the day and the third of the Series. Race two saw Smith finish one spot back then he did in the previous race... Read more of this article

Sailing: Wollmanns Compete In Pan Ams In Peru

Sailing: Wollmanns Compete In Pan Ams In Peru

Ceci and Michael Wollmann competed in the Mixed Multihull Opening Series at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Peru. The Wollmanns come off the water having sailed four more races on the day and remain in 8th place with 45 net points. The Wollmanns finished the first race of the day and the fifth of the series in 6th place, before finishing 5th in the second... Read more of this article

Ebbin, Ringsted Impress At British Optimist Open

Ebbin, Ringsted Impress At British Optimist Open

Bermuda sailors Christian Ebbin and Magnus Ringsted concluded competing in the Volvo Gill Optimist British and Open Championship at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy in England, with both young sailors putting in strong performances. Ebbin, who is shown below on the podium, finished in 3rd place with 76 Net Points, while Ringsted... Read more of this article

Sailing: Pan Am Games Day Two Canceled

Sailing: Pan Am Games Day Two Canceled

Bermuda sailors Benn Smith, Ceci Wollmann, and Michael Wollmann are currently in Peru for the 2019 Pan American Games, with day two of the event canceled due to a lack of wind. Winds fluctuated between 5 and 10 knots on the day, with forecasts for day three predicting more favorable conditions for racing, with winds at 11-22 knots. The event is being... Read more of this article