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First Day Of 70th Bermuda Gold Cup Action

First Day Of 70th Bermuda Gold Cup Action

The 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship has opened with its first day of sailing action, with Phil Robertson’s China One Ningbo and Torvar Mirsky’s Mirsky Racing Team leading their respective groups after day one of the round robin. A spokesperson said, “As Phil Robertson’s China One Ningbo and Torvar Mirsky’s... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins Edward Gates Smith Regatta

Dickinson Wins Edward Gates Smith Regatta

Stephen Dickinson picked up yet another win, this time claiming victory in the Edward Gates Smith Comet Regatta. Dickinson and Mickia Brangman won all three races collecting 3 points, Gladwin Lambert and his crew Jaire Shields were second with 7 points, and Maxwell Curtis and his crew Stefan Furbert finished third with 8 points. Edward Gates Smith Comet... Read more of this article

Open Match Racing Worlds To Start On Monday

Open Match Racing Worlds To Start On Monday

After a year in which many regattas were postponed or cancelled due to the novel coronavirus, the specter of International One-Design [IOD] sloops thrashing about Hamilton Harbour is welcomed by all associated with the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing Worlds, which begins on Monday [Oct 26] with gold and silver awaiting the winner at... Read more of this article

Sailing: Female Skippers To Race In Open Worlds

Sailing: Female Skippers To Race In Open Worlds

Another glass ceiling for women in sailing will be shattered next week at the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship when two accomplished female skippers – Pauline Courtois of France and Anna Östling of Sweden – will race in the Open Worlds for the first time ever.“Women’s crews have been regular entrants... Read more of this article

Nine Complete Endeavour Career Springboard

Nine Complete Endeavour Career Springboard

Nine participants completed the 2020 Endeavour Maritime Career Springboard Programme, hosted by Endeavour Community Sailing, on October 8. A spokesperson said, “Endeavour Community Sailing, a registered charity and non-profit that engages Bermuda’s youth in experiential learning, partners with the Bermuda College Professional & Career Education... Read more of this article

Oct 23 – 31: Bermuda Catamaran & Yacht Week

Oct 23 – 31: Bermuda Catamaran & Yacht Week

The Bermuda Catamaran & Yacht Week will be held from October 23 to 31, with the events set to include a Catamaran Flotilla, Marina Nights, Catamaran Rally, Breakfast & Bubbles Cruise, Spirit of Bermuda Dinner Cruise, and Float-up Movie. A BTA spokesperson said, “Visitors and residents are encouraged to reclaim summer in the middle of fall.... Read more of this article

Photos: Dickinson Wins Hendrickson Memorial

Photos: Dickinson Wins Hendrickson Memorial

[Updated with photos] The Comet Class was back on the water off the Mid-Atlantic Sailboat Club competing in the Lawrence Stickers Hendrickson Memorial Regatta. Stephen Dickinson picked up where he left off winning the first three races of the Regatta. Dickinson and his crew Mickia Brangman ended with 3 points, while Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert... Read more of this article

Three Named To Bermuda Race Roll Of Honour

Three Named To Bermuda Race Roll Of Honour

Three sailors — John Alden, Kirk Cooper and Bjorn Johnson — have been named to the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour. A spokesperson said, “Created in 2006 with the centennial of the first “Thrash to the Onion Patch,” the Bermuda Race Roll of Honour recognizes and celebrates extraordinary sailors who have sailed across the Gulf Stream... Read more of this article

Sailing: Lineup Confirmed For Bermuda Gold Cup

Sailing: Lineup Confirmed For Bermuda Gold Cup

The lineup for Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing Worlds has been confirmed, with a field of 16 entrants. A spokesperson said, “World and event champions highlight a fleet adorned with accolades for the celebratory 70th Bermuda Gold Cup and 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship, hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Oct. 26-30. “Sweden’s... Read more of this article

Endeavour Sailing Celebrates Youth Sailors

Endeavour Sailing Celebrates Youth Sailors

Endeavour Community Sailing, a registered charity and non-profit that engages Bermuda’s youth through experiential learning, held two Sailabration events to recognise the accomplishments of young people who engaged in the Endeavour Graduate Summer Programme.Endeavour welcomed 88 students from three public schools and two private schools to further... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins Hendrickson Memorial Regatta

Dickinson Wins Hendrickson Memorial Regatta

Stephen Dickinson picked up the Lawrence “Stickers” Hendrickson Memorial Regatta title when Comet Sailing resumed off the Mid Atlantic Sailboat Club. The sailors were challenged with winds south-southeasterly light to moderate, tending southerly at times. Dickinson and his crew Eleanor Altamura sailed to victory in three races while finishing third... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins Kacy Simons Comet Regatta

Dickinson Wins Kacy Simons Comet Regatta

Stephen Dickinson won the Kacy Simons Comet Regatta off the Mid Atlantic Sailboat Club. Dickinson won the four-race regatta with 3 points, winning the first three races and he decided to end his day there, Maxwell Curtis was second with 6 points, and Gladwin Lambert was third with 6 points. Kacy Simons Comet Regatta 202003 Stephen Dickinson 06 Maxwell... Read more of this article

Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

Sailing: Open Match Racing Worlds To Be Held

The 70th Bermuda Gold Cup sailing event, which will take place on October 26-30 in Hamilton Harbour will also host the 2020 Open Match Racing World Championship as sanctioned by World Sailing. A spokesperson said, “Two weeks after announcing that the Bermuda Gold Cup will be contested Oct. 26-30, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and World Match Racing... Read more of this article