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SailGP Fan Shop Opens On Front Street

SailGP Fan Shop Opens On Front Street

SailGP today announced the opening of its Fan Shop on Front Street, featuring three of Bermuda’s many talented artists and designer brands – Alshante Foggo, Factor Bermuda, and TABS – as part of its selection of local brands and accessories. A spokesperson said, “The exciting news comes on the heels of the island emerging from a... Read more of this article

Japan SailGP Team Announces New Signings

Japan SailGP Team Announces New Signings

The Japan SailGP Team has announced their team for SailGP Season 2, which is set to kick off in Bermuda this weekend. The SailGP website said, “The Japan SailGP Team has supercharged its team for SailGP Season 2, announcing the headline signings of Italian sailor and eight-time world champion Francesco Bruni and Great Britain’s Chris Draper,... Read more of this article

Photos: SailGP Teams Practicing On Weekend

Photos: SailGP Teams Practicing On Weekend

The SailGP teams were out practicing this weekend in advance of the event which will see teams from Denmark, Australia, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and United States take part in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess on April 24-25, 2021. The organisers previously confirmed that “while the event is very much... Read more of this article

Cooper Finishes Third In MAISA Championships

Cooper Finishes Third In MAISA Championships

Chase Cooper and his St. Mary’s College of Maryland teammates recently competed in the MAISA South Coed Conference Championships. St. Mary’s College of Maryland finished third overall with 120 points in an eight race series that was completed in very shifty conditions. Cooper and his crew Sophia Taczak finished fourth with 49 points in the school’s... Read more of this article

Sailing: SailGP Team Capsize During Training

Sailing: SailGP Team Capsize During Training

[Updated] A SailGP Team capsized during training today on Bermuda’s Great Sound. SailGP tweeted the photos below online, saying, “Making a splash on the Great Sound! Today @SailGPUSA’s F50 capsized during training with @SailGPAUS on board, luckily all team members are safe & accounted for. Just goes to show how important it is to... Read more of this article

Cedar + Sail Campaign On Maritime History

Cedar + Sail Campaign On Maritime History

The BTA, SailGP Community Steering Committee and ad agency AAC-PTIX have created “Cedar + Sail,” which is described as a “unique interactive campaign that drives awareness surrounding Bermuda’s maritime history using a modern day approach.” A SailGP spokesperson said, “The arrival of SailGP’s Season 2 opener in Bermuda... Read more of this article

SailGP Granted Exemption, Training To Resume

SailGP Granted Exemption, Training To Resume

SailGP applied for exemptions to continue their operations during the ‘Stay at Home’ order, and “today these exemptions have been granted,” the organisation said, adding that the “on-water safety trials and training, that are vital to ensure the safety of all competitors in the event next weekend, will resume this afternoon... Read more of this article

Students Take Part In SailGP Inspire Programme

Students Take Part In SailGP Inspire Programme

Thirteen young Bermudians representing five local schools participated in the virtual learning programme hosted by SailGP Inspire. A spokesperson said, “SailGP Inspire – the community, education and outreach initiative from SailGP, the cutting-edge sail racing league – in partnership with Bermuda-based charity, Endeavour, spent the past week... Read more of this article

Video: Looking At 60 MPH Catamaran Speed

Video: Looking At 60 MPH Catamaran Speed

SailGP has released the second episode of their “SailGP: Racing On The Edge” documentary series. The SailGP website said, “If you have ever travelled in a car, that most typical of daily tasks, the chances are you will know what moving at 60 miles per hour feels like. “But do you have any idea how it feels to be out on the waves on one of... Read more of this article

Sailing: Australia Unveils Team For SailGP

Sailing: Australia Unveils Team For SailGP

Defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby unveiled the team set to defend Australia’s championship title in SailGP Season 2, which commences in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “Olympic gold medalist and defending SailGP Champion Tom Slingsby revealed his team line up set to defend Australia’s championship title in SailGP Season 2. “After... Read more of this article

US SailGP Team Announces Complete Line Up

US SailGP Team Announces Complete Line Up

The United States SailGP Team  unveiled its complete lineup for the second season of SailGP, which is set to open in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “The United States SailGP Team revealed its complete SailGP Season 2 lineup today with the announcement of athletes Daniela Moroz, CJ Perez, and Paul Campbell-James to its roster in addition... Read more of this article

Cooper Helps St. Mary’s College Finish Second

Cooper Helps St. Mary’s College Finish Second

Chase Cooper is now in week eight of competition as he represents the St. Mary’s College of Maryland sailing team. Cooper once again hit the water, this time to compete in the Seahawk Wave Showdown. Sailing the team’s A-Division boat, Cooper and his crew Sophia Taczak finished with 20 points in the division, with Tulane University finishing... Read more of this article

France SailGP Team Announces Its Line Up

France SailGP Team Announces Its Line Up

The France SailGP Team announced its line up that will compete in the second season of SailGP, which will take part in multiple nations, including one event in Bermuda this month. The SailGP website said, “With less than 20 days until the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess – that will herald the start of SailGP Season 2 on 24-25... Read more of this article