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Sailing: Smith & Patton Competing In Florida

Sailing: Smith & Patton Competing In Florida

Benn Smith and Campbell Patton finally got on the water to compete in the LOCR in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Patton leads the Bermuda two sailors after the first day of sailing, taking part in the 42 person Laser Fleet. Patton came off the water in 17th place with 56 points after finishing the first race in 9th, he followed that with a 31st place finish... Read more of this article

Video: SailGP Jobs & Opportunities Webinar

Video: SailGP Jobs & Opportunities Webinar

The webinar hosted by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] on SailGP jobs and business opportunities is now accessible online. A spokesperson said, “A total of more than 150 people attended the 90-minute, January 8 webinar, hosted by the BTA and featuring SailGP Event Director Jennie Kim and Head of Marketing & Innovation Michael Porter; SailGP... Read more of this article

Jimmy Spithill Joins United States SailGP Team

Jimmy Spithill Joins United States SailGP Team

Champion sailor Jimmy Spithill has signed on for the United States SailGP Team, which will compete in the SailGP Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, which will be held in April 2021 in Bermuda. The announcement said, “SailGP today announced champion sailor Jimmy Spithill has signed on to become CEO and helm of the United States... Read more of this article

BSF Partners With Sargasso Sea Ltd

BSF Partners With Sargasso Sea Ltd

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] and Sargasso Sea Ltd have partnered to launch an online store for the Spirit of Bermuda retail collection, with the proceeds from items purchased via the app and website to go toward the Spirit of Bermuda education programs for middle school students. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF]... Read more of this article

SailGP Community Steering Committee Formed

SailGP Community Steering Committee Formed

A community steering committee has been formed to provide a supporting role for the SailGP Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, which will be held in April 2021. A BTA spokesperson said, “Bermudians Paul Scope and Mark Clarke have accepted an invitation to lead a Community Steering Committee formed to provide a supporting role for... Read more of this article

Video: BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme

Video: BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Three years ago, BF&M approached Endeavour Community Sailing to create the BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme, extending the joy of sailing to young people of all abilities. For the past three years, the BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme, in partnership with Endeavour, which provides hands-on experiential learning... Read more of this article

“Economic And Community Benefits It Will Bring”

“Economic And Community Benefits It Will Bring”

Corporate partners of SailGP’s Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess have expressed their support for next year’s championship, and excitement about “both the economic and community benefits it will bring. ” The global league today announced it will stage a four-week training camp and two-day, live-televised kick-off event... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host SailGP Camp & Event In 2021

Bermuda To Host SailGP Camp & Event In 2021

The BTA will be the Official Host Partner for the launch of SailGP’s Season 2, when the global league stages a four-week training camp in Bermuda followed by its two-day event on the waters of the Great Sound next April. The Bermuda Grand Prix will be broadcast live in the UK, US, and Canada the BTA said, adding that “SailGP, which currently... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Final Results

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Final Results

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Keelboat Nationals Championships came to an end on the Great Sound in blustery and rainy conditions. Traditionally the Bermuda Keelboat Regatta sees visiting teams from North America taking part but this year all the teams are local. Three more races were held on the final day in the Etchells, IOD and J105 Fleets. Patrick... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day Two

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day Two

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s shortened Keelboat Nationals Championships continued on the Great Sound in Blustery conditions. Three more races were held on day two in the IOD and J105 Fleets, while the Etchells Fleet joined the racing. Patrick Cooper from the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club continues to lead the IOD Fleet, he picked up three... Read more of this article

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day One

Bermuda Keelboat Championships Day One

The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s shortened Keelboat Nationals Championships got underway on the Great Sound, with three races held on the first day in the IOD & J105 Fleets. Patrick Cooper sailing out of the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club and Craig Davis sailing out of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club are joint leaders of the IOD Fleet with... Read more of this article

Brangman & Rodgers Win Marsha L Regatta

Brangman & Rodgers Win Marsha L Regatta

The Bermuda Comet Class season continued with the Marsha L Regatta off the West End Sailboat Club, with Dale Brangman and his crew Tajahri Rodgers picking up the win. Brangman sailed to victory in two of the four races, finishing 2nd once and third in the other. Jamie Harvey and Antoine Wingood finished second with five points, while Gladwin Lambert... Read more of this article

Endeavour Sailing Grads Compete In Regattas

Endeavour Sailing Grads Compete In Regattas

Ten graduates of Endeavour Community Sailing recently competed in the 2020 Bermuda Optimist Open Championship, while three graduates competed in the Bermuda Optimist National Championship. A spokesperson said, “Ten youth sailors were among the green fleet during the 2020 Bermuda Optimist Open Championship presented by PwC. The Bermuda Optimist... Read more of this article