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Ceci Wollmann Now In 10th Place In China

Ceci Wollmann Now In 10th Place In China

Ceci Wollmann was back on the water taking part in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Competing in the Byte CII Women’s One Person Dinghy Race, Wollmann started the day in 23rd place overall after two races, but when the day ended Wollmann was up to 10th place with 52 points. Wollmann finished 2nd in the first race of the day and the... Read more of this article

Evans & Bernard Win Stickers Hendrickson Race

Evans & Bernard Win Stickers Hendrickson Race

Rockal Evans & Christina Bernard are the 2014 Stickers Hendrickson Memorial Comet Race winners with action taking place off the Mid Atlantic Boat Club. Evans and Bernard finished the three race series with 4 points after recording 2 wins and 2 second place finishes. Stephen Dickinson and his crew Pat Young finished second also with 4 points recording... Read more of this article

Kiwi Broadcaster Backs Island As Cup Venue

Kiwi Broadcaster Backs Island As Cup Venue

Speculation continues to abound over whether Bermuda or San Diego will be announced as the host of the 2017 America’s Cup sailing event, with New Zealand broadcaster 3 News supporting the idea that Bermuda will come out on top before the decision is made, thanks to the need for the event to captivate a more apt European audience. In a recent opinion... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors See Positive Results Overseas

Bermuda Sailors See Positive Results Overseas

Three Bermuda Optimist Sailors have been away sailing for the summer, representing Bermuda at four regattas in the United States and Canada and earning some very positive results along the way. A spokesperson said, “Adam Larson, Tayte Stefaniuk, and Mikey Wollmann, three young Optimist Sailors, left the island on June 28 to join the Lake Ontario... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Marina To Open This Month

Hamilton Princess Marina To Open This Month

As part of more than a $90 million redevelopment project of The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, the new marina will open this month at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. The Fairmont Hamilton Princess is holding an open-house on Saturday, August 9 from 2pm to 5pm for people interested in viewing the newly developed marina. There will be lemonade and cookies,... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host World Series Sailing Event

Bermuda To Host World Series Sailing Event

Having made it to the final stage of the America’s Cup bidding process, Bermuda is set to host an America’s Cup World Series racing event regardless of the outcome of the final venue selection, the Government announced this evening. A Government spokesperson said, ‘As the final America’s Cup host venue selection process draws closer,... Read more of this article

Kempe Is 2014 National Match Race Champion

Kempe Is 2014 National Match Race Champion

Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] Commodore Somers Kempe was crowned the 2014 Bermuda National Match Racing Champion on Saturday [July 26], with the regatta held in Hamilton Harbour in near perfect conditions. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Sailing Association [BSA] organised the event, and it was hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. It was... Read more of this article

Four Teams Reiterate America’s Cup Support

Four Teams Reiterate America’s Cup Support

Following the announcement that Team Australia will withdraw from the America’s Cup, four teams — Luna Rossa Challenge, Artemis Racing, Ben Ainslie Racing and Team France – confirmed their full support to the event, regardless from the host venue that will be selected. Bermuda, along with San Diego, is one of the final two venues shortlisted... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship Lord Nelson Visits Bermuda

Photos: Tall Ship Lord Nelson Visits Bermuda

The tall ship Lord Nelson stopped off in Bermuda on July 19th on its way from Anguilla to Halifax, with Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson and Deputy Mayor of St. George’s Quinell Francis, Councillor Donnie McLaughlin, and Chairman of the Sail Training Association of Bermuda John Wadson paying a courtesy visit yesterday morning [July 21].The Spirit of... Read more of this article

Young Bermuda Sailors Show Talent In Europe

Young Bermuda Sailors Show Talent In Europe

Four young Bermuda sailors have just finished competing in the Optimist European Championships in Dublin, Ireland, with young competitors Campbell Patton showcasing his sailing talents within a highly competitive international fleet of over 250 sailors. A spokesperson said, “Every year the Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association [BODA] holds Trials... Read more of this article


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