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51 Boats Enter Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

51 Boats Enter Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

[Written by  Talbot Wilson] Entry closes for the 40th anniversary and 21st biennial Marion Bermuda Race this Saturday, May 27, 2017 and all information required on the entry forms must be completed by then. Entries now stand at 51 yachts. The start of this blue-water classic is June 9 from Marion, The race finishes in the midst of America’s Cup activity... Read more of this article

60 Yachts Enter 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

60 Yachts Enter 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

Entries now stand at 60 yachts for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race and there is still time to get off the fence and enter this 40th Anniversary Race. The start of this extravaganza is June 9 from Buzzard’s Bay near Marion, Massachusetts and the race finishes in the midst of Bermuda’s America’s Cup activity with its traditional St. David’s... Read more of this article

‘Sail By The Stars’ In Marion Bermuda Race

‘Sail By The Stars’ In Marion Bermuda Race

The Marion Bermuda Race is the only US East coast offshore race which features a Celestial Navigation Classification with appropriate time credits. It is the only one that offers prizes for yachts that sail by the stars. The Beverly Yacht Club Polaris Trophy is offered for the first celestially navigated yacht and that yacht’s navigator is recognized... Read more of this article

Five Months To Go For Marion Bermuda Race

Five Months To Go For Marion Bermuda Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Over the fall and winter, volunteers from the Marion Bermuda Race organizing committee have been making presentations to various yacht clubs and sailing groups from Maine to New York. This year the turnout has been the largest since they started making presentations six years ago. Entries may be in the 75 plus boat range—... Read more of this article

Entries Mount For 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

Entries Mount For 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Entries continue to come in for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race. In the first 15 days after entries opened some 30 boats entered. Now the total has reached 48 including 18 newcomers to the Race. That’s two more than the final entry total for the 2015 race. Racing starts in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts on Friday June 9th. Yachts... Read more of this article

Marion Bermuda Race Entries At ‘Record Pace’

Marion Bermuda Race Entries At ‘Record Pace’

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Applications for entry in the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race have flowed in at a record pace for the 2017 race since registration opened on September 15th. In the first 15 days, 30 yachts entered the 645-mile amateur classic. The Founders division claimed 29. The Big Boat Division has only one applicant so far… it’s ‘Lilla’,... Read more of this article

Marion Race Offers Front Row To America’s Cup

Marion Race Offers Front Row To America’s Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Sail the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race starting June 9th from Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, enjoy all the post-race fun and activities at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club and stay on for your front row seat at the 2017 America’s Cup on Bermuda’s Great Sound. In an effort to provide the best possible viewing opportunity... Read more of this article

‘TI’ Wins Big In Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

‘TI’ Wins Big In Marion Bermuda Yacht Race

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘TI’ skippered by Greg Marston was overall winner of the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race Founders Division and was awarded the Goslings Rum Founders Trophy at the prizegiving held Saturday evening [June 27] at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club. ‘TI’, an Alden Mistral 36 sailed under Celestial Navigation by a family crew... Read more of this article

Last Marion Race Finishers Arrive In Bermuda

Last Marion Race Finishers Arrive In Bermuda

[Written by Talbot Wilson] By late afternoon Atlantic Daylight time all of the yachts that had continued racing had finished in Bermuda. ‘Bacchanal’ a Hunter 380 Skippered by Mike Crawford won the final Cook’s Trophy for being the last Class C boat to physically finish the race and the last boat to finish overall. Other Cook’s Trophy winners... Read more of this article

‘TI’ Takes Founder’s Trophy And Overall Win

‘TI’ Takes Founder’s Trophy And Overall Win

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘TI’ skippered by Greg Marston can now be confirmed as the overall winner of the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race Founders Division. As expected yesterday, the leader for the overall corrected time trophy— The Founders Trophy— moved from Class C to Class D when ‘TI’, an Alden Mistral 36 sailed under Celestial Navigation... Read more of this article

‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors

‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors

[Written by Talbot Wilson] ‘ Mischievous’ grabbed the line honors in the 2015 Marion Bermuda Race with a splendid performance. She crossed the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse Bermuda during the twilight Lighthouse committee cocktail party at the finish tower on Monday evening at 6:42 EDT. ‘Mischievous’ is a Meriten 65 sailed by cadets... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Mischievous Takes Line Honours

Photos, Video: Mischievous Takes Line Honours

Mischievous took line honours in the 645-mile Marion to Bermuda ocean race, crossing the finish line off St David’s just before 8pm this evening [June 22].The sleek white sloop is skippered by Charles Cahill and represents the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The rest of the 45-strong fleet in the race — which includes the Spirit of Bermuda... Read more of this article

‘Mischievous’ Sets Sights On Line Honours

‘Mischievous’ Sets Sights On Line Honours

[Updated - Written by Talbot Wilson] As of 1300hrs EDT on Monday June 22 ‘Mischievous’, the scratch [fastest] boat in the fleet was still leading the Marion to Bermuda race fleet. As she rockets down the rhumb line to Bermuda at 10-11kts, she keeps clicking minutes off of her ETA in Bermuda. Her estimated arrival time is just after 1900 ADT in Bermuda. The... Read more of this article