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12 Teams To Compete In Youth America’s Cup

12 Teams To Compete In Youth America’s Cup

The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup will see top young sailors from around the world compete in Bermuda this summer; with teams from Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Bermuda set to take part. Today [Jan 16] the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Sport Directors Roman Hagara... Read more of this article

TeamBDA Training Full Time For Youth AC

TeamBDA Training Full Time For Youth AC

Beginning January 9, 2017, TeamBDA ramped up its preparations for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup as they embarked on a full-time training schedule for the June event. Since the final team was announced in September, 2016, they have participated a in a series of intensive training camps. These one-week camps were the first steps in getting ready... Read more of this article

Emily Nagel & Team Sail From NY To Bermuda

Emily Nagel & Team Sail From NY To Bermuda

Bermuda’s Emily Nagel, a member of Team BDA in next year’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, was part of Team Falcon for an adventure that started in ideal foiling conditions out of New York on November 5 but turned treacherous for some of the world’s best sailors, who had to fight vicious winds and unexpected conditions over 66 hours and three... Read more of this article

Team BDA Christen New Training Boat “CAT-5”

Team BDA Christen New Training Boat “CAT-5”

Team BDA — Bermuda’s entry into the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – officially named their training boat “CAT-5” at a boat christening held at the team’s base on Darrell’s Island. The name was decided by the 11 team members as they sought a moniker to accurately reflect their ultra-high performance foiling GC32: a force to be... Read more of this article

Video: Team BDA Catamaran Gets A New Look

Video: Team BDA Catamaran Gets A New Look

Team Bermuda’s GC32 foiling catamaran received a makeover last week, giving the boat a distinctive design. The GC32 is the team’s training platform as they prepare to represent the Island in next year’s Youth America’s Cup. The new design was created by Nina Cotterill of KPMG Bermuda, as part of KMPG’s sponsorship of the team, and applied... Read more of this article

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Bermuda’s team for next year’s Youth America’s Cup is now complete with the final 11 members selected after an intensive training camp held last week. Last week’s training camp saw the participants sailing in Nacra 17s, an Olympic class catamaran, as they showcased their skills and development as sailors and teammates.The final members of... Read more of this article

Team BDA Coach Part Of Record-Breaking Sail

Team BDA Coach Part Of Record-Breaking Sail

The Head Coach of Bermuda’s entry into the Youth America’s Cup was a key part of a team that smashed the record for a Trans-Atlantic voyage. Richard Clarke, Head Coach of Team BDA, was a watch captain on board the Comanche that sliced more than 24 hours off the previous set by Mari-Cha IV, which has been held for the last 13 years. The record comes... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Youth America’s Cup Training

Photos & Video: Youth America’s Cup Training

Team BDA finalists have been undertaking some grueling training as they gear up for the Youth America’s Cup 2017, and the photos and videos below provide a brief look at one of their recent training sessions.“Sessions include a 7.30am start at the gym for both upper and lower body strengthening work as well as stamina training, before they... Read more of this article

Video: Reception Features TeamBDA Body Art

Video: Reception Features TeamBDA Body Art

The Bermuda Fashion Festival recently hosted a cocktail reception at the Elbow Beach Ocean Terrace, with the reception featuring local body painting artists, members from the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Team Bermuda and Bermuda Fashion Festival models. The models from Bermuda’s Red Bull America’s Cup Youth team were Owen Siese, Ceci Wollmann,... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Meet Bermuda’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Giving readers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with Bermuda’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team, Bernews has published a series of profiles detailing each of the team’s members, and with the series now completed, you can take the opportunity to view them all. The team is comprised of 15 young Bermudians who will form the crew,... Read more of this article

Youth America’s Cup Team Appeals For Support

Youth America’s Cup Team Appeals For Support

People are being urged to celebrate Bermuda Day by supporting Bermudians representing their country against some of the world’s top young sailors. Next June, the all-Bermudian Team BDA will compete in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, racing on home seas in the Great Sound. Team BDA is 100 percent reliant on donations and corporate sponsorship and... Read more of this article

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Shomari Warner

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Shomari Warner

In the final of a series of profiles of members of Bermuda’s team in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, we spotlight Shomari Warner, who provided insight into the dedication and training that it takes to represent one’s country at the very highest of levels. A former Clearwater Middle School student and current airport employee, Mr.... Read more of this article

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Connor Astwood

Youth America’s Cup Profile: Connor Astwood

In the latest of a series of profiles of members of Bermuda’s team in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, we spotlight Connor Astwood, who provided insight into the dedication and training that it takes to represent one’s country at the very highest of levels. A former Saltus Grammar School student, Mr. Astwood says “the prestigious... Read more of this article