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Sailing: Emily Nagel Joins 11th Hour Racing Team

Sailing: Emily Nagel Joins 11th Hour Racing Team

Bermuda’s Emily Nagel will be joining the training crew of the 11th Hour Racing Team ahead of their France to Newport transatlantic crossing. The report on the 11th Hour Racing Team website said, “11th Hour Racing Team announced the addition of several high-profile sailors to its training crew ahead of their France to Newport 2020 Transatlantic... Read more of this article

Sailing: Evans & Kleist Compete In Australia

Sailing: Evans & Kleist Compete In Australia

Rockal Evans and Larry Kleist competed in the Queensland Finn State Championships out of Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Australia, flying the Bermuda Flag. Evans finished 5th overall and was second in the open category up to 40 years, while Kleist was 13th overall and was 5th in the Grand Masters 50 – 59 Age Group Division. A total of 35 boats... Read more of this article

Tall Ship ‘Picton Castle’ To Sail Around The World

Tall Ship ‘Picton Castle’ To Sail Around The World

The three-masted tall ship Picton Castle will embark on a World Voyage, beginning in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada in April of 2021, and will visit more than 20 ports, including Bermuda before wrapping up in June 2022. A spokesperson said, “Like so many others, the Training Ship Picton Castle’s plans were changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Had... Read more of this article

Photos: Edward Cross Long Distance Race

Photos: Edward Cross Long Distance Race

The 2020 Edward Cross Long Distance Race took place this weekend, with sailors racing from the east end to the west end. Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert claimed the victory in 2:29.28, Stephen Dickinson and Anderica Gilbert were a close second in 2:29.30, while Rudy Bailey and Carey Bean rounded out the top three in a time of 2:30.38. You can view... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Comet Sailing Race

Photos, Video & Results: Comet Sailing Race

[Updated] The 2020 Edward Cross Long Distance Race got underway in bright and sunny skies in the St. George’s Harbour. First out of the town cut channel was Gladwin Lambert and his crew Stefan Maybury, followed by Rudy Bailey, with Stephen Dickinson right behind. The trio remained in the positions as the made their way around Fort St. Catherine heading... Read more of this article

BSH: Sailing Experience For ‘Different Abilities’

BSH: Sailing Experience For ‘Different Abilities’

Bermuda Sailors’ Home [BSH] is offering and financing a “unique sailing experience for Bermudians with different abilities” aboard the tall ship Tenacious.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Sailors’ Home [BSH] is offering and financing a unique sailing experience for Bermudians with different abilities to sail on board the tall ship,... Read more of this article

Decision On 70th Regatta Set For Late August

Decision On 70th Regatta Set For Late August

Organizers for the Bermuda Gold Cup, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s $100,000 match racing regatta, have set August 31 as the deadline to decide whether this year’s event, the planned 70th competition for the King Edward VII Trophy, will take place. “The Bermuda Gold Cup, presented by Argo Group for the benefit of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Oil Dock Comet Race

Photos, Video & Results: Oil Dock Comet Race

[Updated with video] Stephen Dickinson and Anderica Gilbert are the 2020 Louise Wall Memorial Oil Dock Comet Race Trophy Champions. Seven boats went to the start line, with Maxwell Curtis and Stefan Furbert taking advantage with a perfect start leading the fleet with about 30yds on second boat Dickinson and Gilbert, however by the time they got to the... Read more of this article

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Results

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Results

The 2020 Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club Wednesday Night Sailing Series, which starts and finishes in the Hamilton Harbor, continued with 32 boats going to the start line for the third race of the season. Nasty Medicine clocked the fastest time on the night when they crossed the line at 58:37, with their corrected time of 1:04:18 saw them finish... Read more of this article

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Standings

Wednesday Night Sailing Series Standings

The 2020 Wednesday Night Sailing Series, which starts and finishes in the Hamilton Harbor, is underway and a look at the overall series standings is below. Man O War is the leader with 3 points, with Airforce second with 8.5 points, while Dragon Fire is third with 11 points, Menace is in 4th with 12 points and Jitterbug rounds out the top five with... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Sailing Trophy Races

Photos & Results: Sailing Trophy Races

The Comet Class held two Trophy Race Series in the St. George’s Harbour, with Maxwell Curtis winning the Willard Kelly Trophy Race and Stephen Dickinson winning the Ye Old Town Trophy Race. Both races were a three-race series. Curtis won the first two races and finished the third race in third to claim the Willard Kelly Trophy with 5 points, Dickinson... Read more of this article

Sailing: RHADC Mid-Week Race Series Underway

Sailing: RHADC Mid-Week Race Series Underway

The 2020 Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club mid-week race series which starts and finishes in the Hamilton Harbor got underway with 25 boats going to the start line for the first race of the season. Crossfire clocked the fastest time on the night when they crossed the lien in 1:02:10, with their corrected time of 1:08:34 saw them finish 4th on the night. Nasty... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins Comet Race In St. George’s

Dickinson Wins Comet Race In St. George’s

Stephen Dickinson won the Spirit of Bermuda Rally Comet Race in St. George’s Harbor by one point over Maxwell Curtis. Dickinson won the first race of the day and then finished second to Curtis in the next two races. Dickinson then won the final race of the day, with Curtis finishing second. Curtis finished the first race in third place and he threw... Read more of this article