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Sailing: Rush Is On For Marion Bermuda Racers

Sailing: Rush Is On For Marion Bermuda Racers

[Written by Talbot Wilson] When the race office at Beverly YC in Marion MA opened Thursday morning 12 of the 41 boats still had to do their final registration check-in and final paperwork. The rush was on. Skippers also had to pick up their YB tracking transponders, so race officials, friends and families and other race watchers on land and at the... Read more of this article

Father & Son To Sail In Marion Bermuda Race

Father & Son To Sail In Marion Bermuda Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The Class ‘A’ boats in the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race hope that the new handicapping ‘Anti-Bias’ adjustment added to this edition of the race will give them a better chance of winning the Founders Trophy for first place on corrected time. However that settles out, they still have their sights set on the Blue Water Sailing... Read more of this article

2019 Marion Bermuda Race Win & Have Fun

2019 Marion Bermuda Race Win & Have Fun

[Written by Talbot Wilson] For Steve Gordon, the 22nd Marion Bermuda Race will be his first. Starting Friday [June 14] he will race his Alden 50 sloop ‘Elena’ in the 645 nautical mile ‘Race to the Rock’ with two goals in mind— win and have fun. He will enjoy all the adventure his first Marion Bermuda Race promises to deliver. Steve and ‘Elena’... Read more of this article

BTA An Official Event Partner For NY SailGP

BTA An Official Event Partner For NY SailGP

With two weeks to go until the third event in the inaugural calendar, SailGP has announced a collaboration with Bermuda Tourism Authority as an Official Event Partner for New York SailGP. “Taking place on June 21 and 22 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., SailGP will bring the world’s fastest sail racing to the East Coast, with Brookfield Place in Battery... Read more of this article

75th Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race

75th Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race

Festivities surrounding the 75th annual Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race will take place from Thursday, June 13 to Monday, June 17, with 16 boats expected to take part in the race itself. A spokesperson said, “It is with a sense of excitement and at the same time relief that the West End Sailboat Club, originators and organisers of the annual... Read more of this article

Sailing: Lambert Wins Alton Millett Regatta

Sailing: Lambert Wins Alton Millett Regatta

The Bermuda Comet Class took to the waters of the St. George’s Harbour, with four boats going to the start line for the 2019 Alton Millett Regatta four race series. Gladwin Lambert and his crew Stephen Maybury claimed the title on the day with 3 points, Quinton Simons and Greg Proctor finished second with 7 points, while Zaniko Hendrickson and Daequan... Read more of this article

Endeavour Community Sailing Impact Report

Endeavour Community Sailing Impact Report

Since 2015, 2,756 young people from across Bermuda have engaged in Endeavour’s programmes, which are offered at “no cost to ensure youth across all backgrounds have an equal opportunity to be exposed to our waters whist instilling an appreciation for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, which we call STEAM through... Read more of this article

‘Tabor Boy’ Enters Marion Bermuda Race

‘Tabor Boy’ Enters Marion Bermuda Race

SSV Tabor Boy, the 92 foot sail training schooner owned by Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts, will be crossing the starting line on June 14 on her way to Bermuda as one of the classic yacht entries in the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race. A spokesperson said, “The Race Committee expects around 100 boats on the line for the race. Just two vessels... Read more of this article

Photos: James Perry Trophy Comet Regatta

Photos: James Perry Trophy Comet Regatta

A total of five boats took to the St. George’s Harbour to compete in the Comet Class James Perry Trophy Regatta this weekend. Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert sailed to victory in the four race series, edging out veteran Gladwin Lambert and his crew Stefan Maybury. Both finished on 4 points, but a Did Not Finish the final race for Lambert allowed... Read more of this article

Results: James Perry Trophy Comet Regatta

Results: James Perry Trophy Comet Regatta

A total of five boats took to the St. George’s Harbour to compete in the Comet Class James Perry Trophy Regatta this weekend. Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert sailed to victory in the four race series, edging out veteran Gladwin Lambert and his crew Stefan Maybury. Both finished on 4 points, but a Did Not Finish the final race for Lambert allowed... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda New ‘Anti Bias’ Adjustment

Marion Bermuda New ‘Anti Bias’ Adjustment

When the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race begins on June 14, boats in the Founders Division will be sailing under a unique new “anti-bias” adjustment of the ORR handicap system. A spokesperson said, “When the 2019 Marion Bermuda Race starts June 14, the Founders Division boats will be sailing under a unique, new ‘anti-bias’ adjustment... Read more of this article

Entry Opens Earlier For 2020 Newport Race

Entry Opens Earlier For 2020 Newport Race

Breaking with tradition, the Bermuda Race Organizing Committee [BROC] is opening registration for the biennial Newport Bermuda Race a year in advance of the June 19, 2020 race start. In issuing the Notice of Race for the 52nd running of the event, the initial entry date moves up several months compared to 2018. The organizers’ goal is to make it easier... Read more of this article

Curtis & Furbert Win Flag Pole To Flag Pole

Curtis & Furbert Win Flag Pole To Flag Pole

Maxwell Curtis and his crew Stefan Furbert were crowned the 2019 Flag Pole to Flag Pole Comet Class Champions. The annual Flag Pole to Flag Pole race begins in the Hamilton Harbour in line with the Flag Pole and ends in the St. George’s Harbour in line with the Flag Pole which is located on the square. Curtis and Furbert were able to hold off Dale... Read more of this article