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Dr. Gibbons On America’s Cup Chicago Trip

Dr. Gibbons On America’s Cup Chicago Trip

After traveling to Chicago for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, Minister of Economic Development Grant Gibbons said in the House of Assembly on Friday [June 17] that the event was “a resounding success.” Dr. Gibbons said, “Last weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to Chicago as part of the Bermuda team for the third... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: America’s Cup Series In Chicago

Photos, Videos: America’s Cup Series In Chicago

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series was held in Chicago this past weekend, with Artemis Racing leaving as event champions, an historic title as the first winners on fresh water. In front of sold outgrandstands, the six America’s Cup teams fought fiercely for the double points on offer for each of Sunday’s three races. In race two, the... Read more of this article

Artemis Win America’s Cup Series In Chicago

Artemis Win America’s Cup Series In Chicago

[Updated with video] Perfect winds, cooler temperatures and a large crowd of fans lining Chicago’s Navy Pier, combined to make Super Sunday, the final day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, a great finale for foiling action in the USA. In front of sold out grandstands, the six America’s Cup teams fought fiercely for the double... Read more of this article

Video: Wyclef Sings On Oracle Team USA’s Boat

Video: Wyclef Sings On Oracle Team USA’s Boat

“I remember when we used to sit in a Government yard in Bermuda,” sang Wyclef John during his trip on Oracle Team USA’s boat during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Chicago this weekend. Wyclef was performing a version of Bob Marley’s ‘No Woman No Cry’, which the Fugees covered in their Grammy award... Read more of this article

Substitute Race Scored In Chicago, Japan Win

Substitute Race Scored In Chicago, Japan Win

[Updated with video] With the winds being less than cooperative today [June 11] in Chicago, America’s Cup officials took the ‘substitute race’, which was sailed on Friday, and scored it as Race One of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago. That victory went to SoftBank Team Japan who now have Friday’s “substitute race”... Read more of this article

Bermuda Delegation Promote Island In Chicago

Bermuda Delegation Promote Island In Chicago

Bermuda’s reputation as a quality jurisdiction was reinforced during media interviews, high-level business meetings, and networking events in Chicago heading into the weekend’s Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. Economic Development Minister Dr. Grant Gibbons and Bermuda Business Development Agency CEO Ross Webber took part in several meetings... Read more of this article

Videos: Two Teams Capsize At America’s Cup

Videos: Two Teams Capsize At America’s Cup

[Updated] In advance of tomorrow’s racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Chicago, Emirates Team New Zealand capsized during today’s [June 10] practice session, however the team has said that “it appears no one is hurt.” Peter Burling, Emirates Team New Zealand Helmsman, said: “These boats are pretty hard... Read more of this article

Dr Gibbons Interviewed On Chicago WGN Radio

Dr Gibbons Interviewed On Chicago WGN Radio

Economic Development Minister Dr. Grant Gibbons was interviewed this morning [June 10] on “The Opening Bell with Steve Grzanich” show on Chicago’s WGN radio station. Dr. Gibbons talked about about Bermuda’s quality reputation as an international financial centre, particularly in the wake of attacks on offshore centres related to the Panama Papers,... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Chicago To Be On Local TV

America’s Cup Chicago To Be On Local TV

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago — a qualifying event for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda — is set to take place at Navy Pier from June 10 to 12, with ZFB channel 7 to air the action. The local times to tune in to catch the event are from 3.30pm to 5.00pm on Saturday, June 11, and from 3.30pm to 5.00pm on Sunday,... Read more of this article

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup Chicago Event

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup Chicago Event

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, a qualifying event for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda, is set to take place at Navy Pier from June 10 – 12, 2016. Chicago made maritime history, with Lake Michigan chosen as the first freshwater venue to host America’s Cup racing in the event’s 164-year history.Navy Pier, celebrating... Read more of this article

Chicago To Host America’s Cup Race In 2016

Chicago To Host America’s Cup Race In 2016

Chicago made maritime history, with Lake Michigan chosen as the first freshwater venue to host America’s Cup racing in the event’s 164-year history. The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, a qualifying event for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda, will take place at Navy Pier from June 10 – 12, 2016.Additionally, organizers... Read more of this article