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Dickinson Wins Territorials Comet Regatta

Dickinson Wins Territorials Comet Regatta

The Comet Class was back in action with the sailing of the Territorials Regatta. The Class was headlined earlier in the week, with the 75th Edward Cross Long Distance Race taking place, but things were back to normal when the 10 boats went to the startline. Stephen Dickinson and his crew Pat Young won the Territorials with 6 points, Malcolm Smith and... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda 2019 Prizes And Party

Marion Bermuda 2019 Prizes And Party

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The 2019 Marion Bermuda Race is in the books. 39 Founders Division entries and two Classic Division boats lined up for their starts in Buzzards Bay on Friday June 14. One of the classics failed to start, but sailed with the fleet heading south in Buzzards Bay for the finish in Bermuda and the hospitality of the Royal Hamilton... Read more of this article

Sailing: Tabor Boy ‘Ecstatic’ About Marion Race

Sailing: Tabor Boy ‘Ecstatic’ About Marion Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] James Geil, Master of Tabor Boy, Tabor Academy’s 92-foot iron schooner, was ecstatic about the outcome of the boat’s first Marion Bermuda Race. Will Tabor Boy come back for Marion Bermuda 2021? “Absolutely!” Captain Geil said. “We will block of this window of time for that… Absolutely, Absolutely.” The next... Read more of this article

Sailing: Cordelia Racing With Roy & Gail

Sailing: Cordelia Racing With Roy & Gail

[Written by Talbot Wilson] What’s it like racing offshore with Roy and Gail Greenwald on Cordelia, the overall winner of the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race? In a champagne cork-popping get-together in the cockpit of the 42 foot Valiant double ender, crewmate Daniel Begg pegged it. “Awe, Man!” Begg quipped, “It’s just a lot of fun. They do a... Read more of this article

Cordelia Wins Overall, Gosling Founders Trophy

Cordelia Wins Overall, Gosling Founders Trophy

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Roy and Gail Greenwald’s Valiant 42 Cordelia has finished first in fleet on corrected time in the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race. She will win the Goslings Founders Trophy. The Greenwalds sail out of Mairon MA. Cordelia is also the Class D winner. Among other prizes, Cordelia will win the coveted Beverly Yacht Club ‘Polaris... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda: Kiwi Spirit Takes Line Honours

Marion Bermuda: Kiwi Spirit Takes Line Honours

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Kiwi Spirit was the line honors leader from start to finish in the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race. The Farr 63 finished off St. David’s Lighthouse at 2:27:59 Tuesday. Francis Seldorff’s Kinship, a Baltic 52, was second across the line at 5:01:02. Friends and families and volunteers have all commented on how straightforward... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates Comet Race Winners

Premier Congratulates Comet Race Winners

Premier David Burt congratulated Dale Brangman and Tajahri Rogers, who made an outstanding showing at only 12-years-old, for winning the Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congratulations to Dale Brangman & 12-year-old Tajahri Rogers for taking top honours at the 75th Edward Cross Long Distance... Read more of this article

Brangman Wins Edward Cross Long Distance

Brangman Wins Edward Cross Long Distance

Bermuda’s Dale Brangman who has been sailing consistently this year in his new boat signaled his intentions of looking to change the guard of the Comet Class. Brangman who finished second in the Flag Pole to Flag Pole race earlier this year put his name among some great Comet Sailors as he won the 75th Annual Edward Cross Long Distance Race that... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda: Kiwi Spirit Pushes For The Line

Marion Bermuda: Kiwi Spirit Pushes For The Line

[Written by Talbot Wilson] At 1630 ADT Monday afternoon Kiwi Spirit, the Line Honors leader of the Marion Bermuda fleet, was 68 nautical miles from the finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse, Bermuda. According to ‘Predict Wind’ and YB tracking, Kiwi Spirit was sailing at 7+ kts in a 4.5 kt west-southwest breeze. They are expected to finish in... Read more of this article

MachBuster Pushes Kiwi Spirit For Line Honors

MachBuster Pushes Kiwi Spirit For Line Honors

[Written by Talbot Wilson] At 0730 ADT Monday morning Kiwi Spirit, the Line Honors leader of the Marion Bermuda fleet, was 125 nautical miles out from the finish. That’s a little more than 143 statute [land] miles. Finishers are not expected for at least another 20 hours. Estimated time of arrival off St David’s Lighthouse is 0 ‘dark’ 0300 or... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda Leaders Approach Half-Way

Marion Bermuda Leaders Approach Half-Way

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The 2019 Marion Bermuda Race is shaping up to be a close line honors and handicap race for overall prizes. But with 300 or more miles to go and the Happy Valley/Parking Lot between the fleet and the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club’s finish line off St. David’s Lighthouse in Bermuda, a lot can happen. The leaders are... Read more of this article

Trio Continue Strong Start In St. Thomas Regatta

Trio Continue Strong Start In St. Thomas Regatta

Three Bermuda sailors Magnus Ringsted, Sebastian Kempe and Christian Ebbin continued competing in the St. Thomas International Optimist Regatta. Seventy-eight boats went to the start line in the Optimist Open Division and after four more races on the day and 8 in the Regatta the Bermuda Sailors have come off the water in strong positions.Ebbin remains... Read more of this article

Sailing: NARC Rally Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Sailing: NARC Rally Celebrating 20th Anniversary

The North American Rally to the Caribbean [NARC], which is free for participants to join, will celebrate its 20th anniversary when it once again brings together boats on their annual pilgrimage south to the Caribbean from the U.S. east coast in October. A spokesperson said, “Scheduled for October 26 [or the best weather window near that date],... Read more of this article