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MSA Students Row With Bermuda Pilot Gig Club

MSA Students Row With Bermuda Pilot Gig Club

Noting that “one of the great things about Bermuda is our ocean playground,” PE students at Mount Saint Agnes Academy had the good fortune to be out on the waters to get their exercise in a fun manner. This semester, 12 students in Grade 10 and 14 students in Grades 11/12 have been rowing with Bermuda Pilot Gig Club [BPGC] from Spanish Point.... Read more of this article

Fifty-Eight Rowers Raise $3,000 For Charity

Fifty-Eight Rowers Raise $3,000 For Charity

Fifty-eight rowers raised more than $3,000 for a local charity last month by rowing almost 400 miles. The rowers from LifeThyme CrossFit, CrossFit BDA, Beyond Fit, the Bermuda Rowing Association, and a team of Warwick Academy students each tackled 40 kilometers in teams of four and two on rowing machines to raise a total of $3,160 for the Coalition... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pilot Gig Club Holds Racing Event

Bermuda Pilot Gig Club Holds Racing Event

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club hosted a crew from Lyme Regis in the UK at a racing event held in perfect conditions in the Great Sound on Thursday evening. The first race was a one mile sprint and was won by the experienced Lyme Regis crew, followed closely by a crew from Mariners RFC. The combined crew from Argus and Chubb placed third and the crew from... Read more of this article

Pilot Gig Regatta To Take Place On Thursday

Pilot Gig Regatta To Take Place On Thursday

On Thursday [Sept 21], the Spanish Point Boat Club will be hosting a regatta against the Lyme Regis Pilot Gig Club from Dorset, England. Lyme Regis will compete against four mixed local crews representing Argus, BF&M, Chubb and Mariners RFC. The regatta will comprise of two races starting at 6p.m. The finishing line will be off Spanish Point Boat... Read more of this article

Rowing Club Completes Postponed End-to-End

Rowing Club Completes Postponed End-to-End

On May 20th, the Bermuda Rowing Club End-to-End Team were finally able to complete the XL Catlin End-to-End rowing route after having to postpone from the original date due to rough seas. The route from White’s Island to Dockyard was approximately 14 km and the seas were “flat calm.” The main event of End-to-End’s 30th anniversary... Read more of this article

Video & Photo Set #2: International Gig Regatta

Video & Photo Set #2: International Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with approximately 80 overseas visitors arriving from various countries including the United States, United Kingdom and Holland.The event started on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset, then moved to the Spanish Point Boat Club in Pembroke on October 26th, and the third, and... Read more of this article

Photos: Pilot Club Host International Gig Regatta

Photos: Pilot Club Host International Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with approximately 80 overseas visitors arriving from various countries including the United States, United Kingdom and Holland. The event started on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset, then moved to the Spanish Point Boat Club in Pembroke on October 26th, and the third, and... Read more of this article

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Gig Regatta

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with 80 overseas visitors arriving from US, UK and Holland. Action is set to start on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset from 10am – 4pm, then at Spanish Point Boat Club on October 26th from 1pm – 6.30pm, and lastly at St. George’s Harbour on October 29th at 10am –... Read more of this article

Video: Pearson Has “Great” Olympic Experience

Video: Pearson Has “Great” Olympic Experience

Following her performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, rower Shelly Pearson says she enjoyed a “really great experience” and “learned a lot from the process.” Ms. Pearson — the first female rower to represent Bermuda — said, “It was great. It was a really great experience. I learned a lot from the process. I had... Read more of this article

Olympics: Shelley Pearson Finishes 4th In C Final

Olympics: Shelley Pearson Finishes 4th In C Final

Bermuda’s Shelley Pearson finished fourth in this morning’s women’s single scull rowing C final, recording a time of 7:34.41 in her final race of the 2016 Olympic Games. Pearson — the first female rower to represent Bermuda — advanced to the quarter-finals after finishing third in her heat on August 6th; she then finished... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 2nd In Semifinal

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 2nd In Semifinal

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson stroked her way to a second place finish in her semi-final C/D heat today to advance to the women’s Olympic single sculls C Final on Saturday. Pearson — rowing in lane three — was third at the 500 metres mark, trailing both Sanita Puspure of Ireland and Felice Chow from Trinidad and Tobago but... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 4th In Quarterfinals

Olympics: Pearson Finishes 4th In Quarterfinals

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] By fractions of a second, Shelley Pearson narrowly missed out on advancing to the women’s single sculls rowing A/B semifinal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Denmark’s Fie Udby Erichsen, who won silver at the London Olympics, was victorious in Pearson’s heat.The Bermudian was in in a fierce competition to get one... Read more of this article

Olympics: Pearson Is “Calm And Confident”

Olympics: Pearson Is “Calm And Confident”

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson is “calm and confident” ahead of Tuesday’s women’s single sculls quarterfinals at the Olympic Games. She will be competing in the third quarterfinal heat in lane 6 and will be up against three Africans: Algeria’s Amina Rouba, Nigerian Chierika Ukogu, Zimbabwe’s Micheen Thornycroft as well as Canada’s... Read more of this article