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Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] Stamina and determination were key factors for the competitors racing in day two of the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup today. The 14 international guests and 26 young Bermudians finished five races on Bermuda’s Great Sound. This is a test of endurance for any sailor especially young ones. The results keep Christian Spodsberg... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup Gets Underway

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup Gets Underway

[Written by Laurie Fullerton ] First day jitters marked the start of the 12th annual Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup. Racing featured strong performances from a trio of nordics including Christian Spodsberg of Denmark now leading the race with three points, Mainio Ormio of Finland with 9 points and Kasper Nordenram of Sweden who is in the top 10. In... Read more of this article

RenRe Jr Gold Cup Sailors Cope With Gonzalo

RenRe Jr Gold Cup Sailors Cope With Gonzalo

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] While the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup always offers opportunities for young people to have new experiences, coping with Hurricane Gonzalo offered the 14 competitors traveling from overseas to Bermuda a hurdle that strengthened their respect for this island nation. Many of the 14 competitors spent layover time in either... Read more of this article

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup In 12th Year

RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup In 12th Year

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup, now in its 12th year, is known around the world as an international championship of junior champions. It runs parallel to the penultimate event on the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup. In fact, while the seniors battle it out on Hamilton harbor, the Opti sailors take the... Read more of this article

Milo Gill-Taylor Tops RenRe Jr Gold Cup

Milo Gill-Taylor Tops RenRe Jr Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] The winner of the ReniassianceRe Junior Gold Cup was decided in the final race on Hamilton Harbour with Milo Gill-Taylor of Great Britain finishing in fourth place today but earning the necessary points to win the overall regatta with 84 points. “Today was the best part of a really great week and I had really hoped to... Read more of this article

Max Quirk Stays Ahead In Ren Re Jr Gold Cup

Max Quirk Stays Ahead In Ren Re Jr Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] The third day of racing in the RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup was a true reversal of fortune for the competitors who saw a 100-degree wind shift during the second race leaving those on the right side of the course in a strong position – while those leading the race fell behind as the breeze was snuffed out on their side... Read more of this article

Australia’s Max Quirk Leads Junior Gold Cup

Australia’s Max Quirk Leads Junior Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] Competitors in the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup saw the leveling out of the playing field today [Oct 11] with results putting Australian Max Quirk in first place with 44 points after two days of solid racing. Milo Gill Taylor from Great Britain is in 2nd place with 58 points and Hattie Rogers of Great Britain is in... Read more of this article

49 Young Sailors In Ren Re Junior Gold Cup

49 Young Sailors In Ren Re Junior Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] With Australian Max Quirk leading with 15 points at the end of the first day, the field remains wide open with Manon Van Dijk in second place with 30 points and Bermudian Campbell Patton in third place with 31 points. Forty-nine young sailors were off to a jump-start today at the 11th annual RenaissanceRe Junior Gold after... Read more of this article

Girl Power At Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup

Girl Power At Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] With the RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup now in its 11th year, the event has grown to include more girls both locally and internationally at this highest level of competition. By being invited from overseas, a group of young girls get the opportunity to both meet each other and to compete against the local Bermuda girls as... Read more of this article

Sailing: Sir Ben Ainslie Wows 51 Kids At RBYC

Sailing: Sir Ben Ainslie Wows 51 Kids At RBYC

[Written by Talbot Wilson] 51 kids and a score of adult guests cheered when Sir Ben Ainslie and his Argo Group crewman Matt Cornwall entered the Royal Bermuda YC [RBYC] dining room. The British America’s Cup and Olympic hero and his longtime bowman were there to answer questions about sailing careers and experiences and to coach the kids on Hamilton... Read more of this article

Young Champions Gather For RenRe Gold Cup

Young Champions Gather For RenRe Gold Cup

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] A fall classic returns to Bermuda’s shores on Oct. 10-13 with the 11th annual RenaissanceRe Junior Gold Cup – a championship of champion’s event for the world’s top Optimist dinghy sailors. With 13 international champions from 17 countries overall, the world’s best will compete in a regatta that includes some... Read more of this article

Canadian Champion To Compete In Jr Gold Cup

Canadian Champion To Compete In Jr Gold Cup

With the 2013 Junior Gold Cup just around the corner, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has decided to invite Canada’s Optimist Dinghy Association’s 2013 National Champion Jack Rieder to attend the Bermudian event.Set for October 9 through October 13, the 2013 Junior Gold Cup will take place in the Great Sound and the Hamilton Harbour; with... Read more of this article

Sailing: Chase Cooper Wins Dick Kempe Trophy

Sailing: Chase Cooper Wins Dick Kempe Trophy

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] Bermuda’s young sailor Chase Cooper won the first ever Dick Kempe Award as the top Bermuda sailor in the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup sailed October 4-7 on Bermuda’s Great Sound and Hamilton Harbour. Cooper finished seventh overall out of 39 entries, 16 from 15 countries and the remaining 23 from Bermuda. The Renaissance... Read more of this article