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Photos/Video: Newport Boats At RBYC & RHADC

Photos/Video: Newport Boats At RBYC & RHADC

More than 150 boats that took part in the Newport Bermuda Race have arrived in Bermuda, resulting in boats berthed at both the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] and the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club [RHADC] and you can take a bird’s eye view via the aerial footage below. The race got underway on Friday [June 17], with the 187 strong fleet... Read more of this article

US Sailing Asked To Review Fatal Incident

US Sailing Asked To Review Fatal Incident

Following the death of one of the sailors in the race, the Newport Bermuda Race organisers said that they reached out to US Sailing and “encouraged the appointment of an independent panel to review what happened and publish a report.” This follows after captain Colin Golder of the 42-foot sloop Morgan of Marietta tragically died after... Read more of this article

Illusion, Warrior Won, Prevail, Argo & Groupe 5

Illusion, Warrior Won, Prevail, Argo & Groupe 5

Overnight, the majority of the 186-boat fleet arrived in Bermuda and yesterday’s provisional divisional leaders have all been confirmed as the winners in the 52nd running of the Newport Bermuda Race. A spokesperson said, “Winning the largest division in the race, the St. David’s Lighthouse Division with 108 boats, is Illusion, a Cal 40 owned by... Read more of this article

Stovell & Kempe Win ILCA6 Class In UK

Stovell & Kempe Win ILCA6 Class In UK

Young Bermudian sailors Sebastian Kempe and Nicole Stovell recently won their classes at the RYA Youth National Championships held in Wales. Ipswich Star website said, “Students from the Royal Hospital School [HRS] in Holbrook, Ipswich, have dominated the podium at a national sailing championship. “The RYA Youth National Championships, held... Read more of this article

Aerial Photos & Video: Newport Race Finishers

Aerial Photos & Video: Newport Race Finishers

As of this afternoon [June 20] just over half the Newport Bermuda Race fleet has finished in Bermuda, with some seen berthed in Hamilton, including the island’s own Spirit of Bermuda, which completed the race today. The race got underway on Friday [June 17], with the 187 strong fleet starting the 635-nautical mile ocean race, with this year seeing... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Finishes Newport Race

Spirit Of Bermuda Finishes Newport Race

[Updated with video] The Spirit of Bermuda finished the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race this morning [June 21], crossing the finish line in the east end at 10.35am Bermuda time. The vessel, owned by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, was one of the 187 sailing yachts that took part in the 635-nautical mile race which started on Friday, June 17th. Screenshot... Read more of this article

New Fundraiser For Clipper Race Bursaries

New Fundraiser For Clipper Race Bursaries

A new fundraiser titled ‘Dare to Lead’ was recently launched by Clipper Race supporter Dirk van Daele in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Long-time Clipper Race supporter and former crew member, Dirk van Daele, has launched the next phase of his Dare To Lead partnership at a special event in Bermuda. It includes a fundraiser to create... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Edward Cross Comet Race

Photos & Results: Edward Cross Comet Race

[Updated] The 78th annual Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race took place today [June 20] with the fleet leaving the East End Mini Yacht Club and making their way to the West End Sailboat Club. We will update with the results as able, and in the meantime a photo gallery is below. Update: Benn Smith and Christian Ebbin sailed to victory in the race;... Read more of this article

Eight Videos: Clipper Round The World Race

Eight Videos: Clipper Round The World Race

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived in Bermuda last week, marking the first time the fleet stopped in the island and one of the eight stops it will make during its 40,000 nautical mile trip that circumnavigates the globe . The yachts – which represent nations around the world and have more than 150 crew members combined — spent... Read more of this article

‘Warrior Won’ & ‘Callisto’ Finish Bermuda Race

‘Warrior Won’ & ‘Callisto’ Finish Bermuda Race

Two more boats – Warrior Won and Callisto – have completed the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race. A spokesperson said, “A pair of Pac52 class boats, Christopher Sheehan’s Warrior Won and Jim Murray’s Callisto, renewed a lively rivalry in a race to the finish of 52nd Newport Bermuda Race last night. “That the two were racing in different... Read more of this article

Youth Sailors Complete Race To The Rock

Youth Sailors Complete Race To The Rock

The Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association hosted the Race to the Rock a race that saw competitors sail Optimist Dinghies from North Rock Beacon to Spanish Point. Shiloh Cruikshank was the first sailor to cross the line in a time of 4:39:32, finishing second was Oliver Soares who was clocked across the line in a time of 4:49.01, while crossing the line... Read more of this article

Sailor Dies In Newport Bermuda Race

Sailor Dies In Newport Bermuda Race

The Newport Bermuda race organisers have announced the very sad news that a sailor has died, after he “went overboard early this afternoon in strong winds, approximately 325 miles from Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “We regret to report that our Fleet Communications Office for the 52nd Bermuda Race received a report of a crew overboard... Read more of this article

Argo Crew Reflect On Record Breaking Run

Argo Crew Reflect On Record Breaking Run

Jason Carroll stood on the dock at Royal Bermuda Yacht Club well after midnight, looking fatigued yet energized after winning line honors in the 52nd Newport Bermuda Race. Carroll and his crew on the MOD70 trimaran Argo set an elapsed-time record time of 33 hours—faster than any elapsed time ever recorded in the 116-year history of the Bermuda Race—covering... Read more of this article