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Young Visionaries Return From Orange Bowl

Young Visionaries Return From Orange Bowl

[Written by Patrick Bean] Fresh off a first-time experience in competitive international sailing competition at the prestigious Orange Bowl Regatta in Florida, the youthful mixed members of the grass-roots Visionary Sailing Academy [VSA] remained ecstatic over their initial foray onto the intensive world stage of yachting. All were yet salivating at... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Conclude In Miami Regatta

Bermuda Sailors Conclude In Miami Regatta

The 2018 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta came to an end off the shores of Miami, with Bermuda’s sailors wrapping up action. A total of twelve races were sailed in the 212 Optimist Fleet with Sebastian Kempe leading the Bermuda Fleet rising up the leaderboard on the final day finishing in 6th place overall after starting the day in 9th... Read more of this article

Review: 2018 Year In Sailing In Bermuda

Review: 2018 Year In Sailing In Bermuda

[Written by Patrick Bean] January Evans scuttles World Cup mission Rockal Evans cancels plans to compete in the 2018 World Cup Series through a lack of funding. Nagel part of podium finish aboard Team AkzoNobel in Hong Kong Bermudian sailor Emily Nagel helps Team AkzoNobel secure a fifth place podium finish at the Volvo Ocean Race In-Port Race series... Read more of this article

Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl Regatta Miami

Sailors Continue In Orange Bowl Regatta Miami

The 2018 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta continued off the shores of Miami, with Bermuda fielding a large team of sailors. A total of nine races have been sailed in the 212 Optimist Fleet with Sebastian Kempe still leading the Bermuda Fleet, where he is now in 9th place overall after starting the day in 2nd with 85 points. Kempe is also in 7th... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue Orange Bowl Regatta

Bermuda Sailors Continue Orange Bowl Regatta

The 2018 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta continued off the shores of Miami, with Bermuda’s team continuing in the waters, Jade Smith is leading the Bermuda Fleet competing in the Optimist Green Fleet, Smith is in 14th place after 2 races with finishes of 23rd and 11th. Trystan Hocking is the second Bermuda sailor and 17th overall with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Begin Orange Bowl Regatta

Bermuda Sailors Begin Orange Bowl Regatta

The 2018 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta got underway off the shores of Miami, with Bermuda fielding a team. Three races were sailed on the opening day of racing with Sebastian Kempe leading the 212 Optimist Fleet with three wins for his 3 points, Kempe leads the Red Fleet as well. Rachael Betschart is in 29th place in the Red Fleet and in 40th... Read more of this article

Betschart & Ringsted Back In Action In Malta

Betschart & Ringsted Back In Action In Malta

Local sailors Rachael Betschart and Magnus Ringsted were back on the water competing in the Euromed Optimist Regatta in Malta, which is being hosted by the Malta Young Sailors Club. Ringsted is in the Gold Fleet and after three races on the day and 11 in total he moved up from his 36th starting position to end 28th with 230 Net Points. Ringsted had... Read more of this article

Sailing: Betschart & Ringsted Compete In Malta

Sailing: Betschart & Ringsted Compete In Malta

Rachael Betschart and Magnus Ringsted continued competing in the Euromed Optimist Regatta in Malta, which is being hosted by the Malta Young Sailors Club. Ringsted is in the Gold Fleet and after three races on the day and 8 in total, Ringsted moved up from his 49th starting position to move into 36th  place with 170 Net Points. Ringsted had finishes... Read more of this article

Young Sailors Head To The Sunshine State

Young Sailors Head To The Sunshine State

Members of the Visionary Sailing Academy [VSA] are getting set for their inaugural foray into one of youth sailing’s signature regattas, the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta in Florida, starting on Boxing Day [Dec 26]. VSA are expected to present five participants at the event, hosted by Coral Reef Yacht Club, among the southern reaches of... Read more of this article

Dr. Paris Abandons 4th Attempt Around World

Dr. Paris Abandons 4th Attempt Around World

Dr. Stanley Paris – who has been attempting to solo circumnavigate the world starting off Bermuda for over 4 years — has abandoned his fourth attempt, with the 81-year-old sailor saying he “could sail on but I don’t believe we have a chance of making it.” On December 15th, Dr Paris posted on his blog saying, “Kiwi... Read more of this article

Sailing: Evans & Patton Conclude In Melbourne

Sailing: Evans & Patton Conclude In Melbourne

Racing at Sail Melbourne International 2018 wrapped up with a full final day of racing across all Olympic and Invited class fleets. After challenging race disruptions over the four-day event, caused by the current weather system sitting over Australia’s east coast, it was a welcome finish for the close to 400 competitors from all across Australia... Read more of this article

Evans Continues Competing In Sail Melbourne

Evans Continues Competing In Sail Melbourne

It was another late day of sailing on the penultimate day of Sail Melbourne International with only the Finn, Nacra 17/15, Opti and BicTechno classes getting some racing in. Melbourne’s current weather system made for another challenging day with race delays, with storm fronts passing through and causing fleets to rush ashore and with the morning’s... Read more of this article

Evans & Patton Continue Competing In Australia

Evans & Patton Continue Competing In Australia

The Sail Melbourne Australia’s Premier Olympic and Invited Classes Regatta continued on the waters of Port Phillip, and Bermuda’s Rockal Evans and Campbell Patton both took to the water again for the second day of racing. Only one race was sailed in the Laser Fleet with Patton finishing 13th, so he has moved to 11th place with 22 points. Evans... Read more of this article