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Dickinson Wins Comet Race In St. George’s

Dickinson Wins Comet Race In St. George’s

Stephen Dickinson won the Spirit of Bermuda Rally Comet Race in St. George’s Harbor by one point over Maxwell Curtis. Dickinson won the first race of the day and then finished second to Curtis in the next two races. Dickinson then won the final race of the day, with Curtis finishing second. Curtis finished the first race in third place and he threw... Read more of this article

Icebear Wins Spirit Rally In 4 Days, 9 Hours

Icebear Wins Spirit Rally In 4 Days, 9 Hours

Icebear won the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, with a corrected time of 4 days 9 hours 53 minutes. An update from the organisers said, “After a difficult leg of nearly five days of light air and upwind sailing, all teams have finished their first leg of the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, organized by the East End Mini Yacht Club [EEMYC] and the... Read more of this article

First Finisher Expected In Spirit Sailing Rally 

First Finisher Expected In Spirit Sailing Rally 

The first finisher in the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally is expected to arrive this evening [July 10], with the ocean race seeing vessels race to Bermuda  from two locations in the United States An update from the organisers said, “Facing headwinds on their final approach to the finish, Andy Schell’s Swan 59 Icebear skippered by Sean Westoby... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally Day Three

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally Day Three

The Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally sailing race continues, with vessels expected to start to arrive in the island tomorrow [July 10]. An update from the organisers said, “For two teams on the West leg of the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, the pace has picked up slightly going into what will likely be their last day of this race organized by the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Bermuda announced a new partnership with USail Bermuda. “Through USail, an Approved Activity Provider of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bermuda, the Award has organised a local water-based Sailing Gold Adventurous Journey to take place August 8th – 11th, 2020 in and around Harrington Sound.... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally To Be Held

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally To Be Held

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation is inviting the public to attend the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, with a series of event to be held on Friday, July 10th, Saturday, July 11th, and Sunday, July 12th in St. George’s. The event poster says, “Please come out to these great events in St. George’s. Support our community, and our Spirit of... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally Continues 

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally Continues 

The  Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally sailing race continues, with vessels racing from the U.S. East Coast to Bermuda. An update from the organisers said, “Having punched through the Gulf Stream early yesterday but now facing light air and headwinds, the fleet on both legs of the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally have made slow progress in their... Read more of this article

Spirit of Bermuda Rally Ocean Race Underway

Spirit of Bermuda Rally Ocean Race Underway

The Spirit of Bermuda Rally — the first sports tourism event since the start of Covid-19 — is underway, with vessels racing from the U.S. East Coast to St. George’s. Open to any offshore yacht by invitation, the Spirit of Bermuda Rally has received the go-ahead from Bermuda’s Government. Screenshot from the tracking map:“We’re thrilled... Read more of this article

From USA To Bermuda: Spirit Of Bermuda Rally

From USA To Bermuda: Spirit Of Bermuda Rally

The Spirit of Bermuda Rally — the first sports tourism event since the start of Covid-19 — is set to begin on July 6, with vessels racing from the U.S. East Coast to St. George’s. A spokesperson said, “A novel sailing race to raise funds for Spirit of Bermuda, celebrate maritime heritage and boost the island’s nautical tourism... Read more of this article

Somers Kempe Leads Virtual Sailing Series

Somers Kempe Leads Virtual Sailing Series

With the restrictions still limiting sailing races, the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club continued their second series of the Virtual Regatta. Somers Kempe has opened up a comfortable lead with 21 net points after 15 races, having won seven of the races, while Dale Brangman is in second with 35 net points after picking up three wins. Roger Beach is... Read more of this article

400+ Boats Set Sail In Online Bermuda Race

400+ Boats Set Sail In Online Bermuda Race

The 2020 Online Newport Bermuda Race will begin today [June 19] at Castle Hill Lighthouse, with more than 400 sailors taking part in the digital version of the Newport Bermuda Race. A spokesperson said, “Instead of 200 boats starting the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race today as planned, a digital version will begin off Castle Hill Lighthouse at 1pm... Read more of this article

Endeavour Community Sailing Impact Report

Endeavour Community Sailing Impact Report

Endeavour Community Sailing has released its 2018/19 Impact Report highlighting the difference its programmes are making in the lives of Bermuda’s young people. “Endeavour Community Sailing is a nonprofit and registered charity committed to creating brighter futures for Bermuda’s youth with experiential education through sailing that builds... Read more of this article

Online Newport Bermuda Race To Be Held

Online Newport Bermuda Race To Be Held

The 2020 Newport Bermuda Race has been cancelled, but sailors are being invited to take part in an online competition instead in “a test of navigational and routing skills in a race simulation under the same conditions that the 2020 fleet would have sailed.” A spokesperson said, “All are welcome to compete in the 2020 Online Newport... Read more of this article