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SailGP Fan-Owned Racing Team Being Launched

SailGP Fan-Owned Racing Team Being Launched

Bernoulli | Locke announced they are launching a SailGP fan-owned racing team across Bermuda and the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “Bernoulli | Locke, a member-based community creating new immersive partnerships and experiences using innovative Web3 structures, today announced they are launching a SailGP fan-owned racing team across Bermuda... Read more of this article

SailGP & Relm Sponsor Tech Summit Receptions

SailGP & Relm Sponsor Tech Summit Receptions

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] announced that SailGP, the purpose-led globally racing league, and Relm Insurance have come on board to sponsor the opening and closing receptions of the 2022 Bermuda Tech Summit. A spokesperson said, “After two years of being held virtually, we are excited to be holding the fourth annual Bermuda Tech... Read more of this article

SailGP Event To Return To Bermuda In 2024

SailGP Event To Return To Bermuda In 2024

SailGP will return to Bermuda in 2024, with the event to take place from May 4-5, 2024. A spokesperson said, “The fourth season of SailGP, the purpose-driven global racing championship, will deliver more events than ever as the league’s season-on-season expansion continues at impressive pace. SailGP’s national teams will compete around the world... Read more of this article

Emily Nagel Named As SailGP Commentator

Emily Nagel Named As SailGP Commentator

Bermudian professional sailor Emily Nagel has been named as SailGP’s newest international commentator. A spokesperson said, “At the start of Season 3, professional sailor and ‘data nerd’ Emily Nagel was unveiled as SailGP’s newest international commentator. But her journey to the mic was anything but straightforward. “It began in 2016, when... Read more of this article

SailGP: Top Speed In Bermuda Of 73km/h

SailGP: Top Speed In Bermuda Of 73km/h

Australia was the fastest during the recent SailGP event in Bermuda, racking up a recorded top speed of 73 km/h while Great Britain were close behind with 72 km/h, and Canada’s top speed was 69.75 km/h. A spokesperson said, “The performances of all three teams in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix Final have been put under the microscope, with data showing... Read more of this article

WASZP: Rachael Betschart First Female Winner

WASZP: Rachael Betschart First Female Winner

16-year-old Bermudian sailor Rachael Betschart became the first female winner of the WASZP foiling class after soaring to victory on the same racecourse as SailGP’s F50s during the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix. Betschart, who was competing in the WASZP for the first time, triumphed after five fleet races against seven other competitors. “I actually... Read more of this article

Bermuda Is ‘World-Class Sporting Destination’

Bermuda Is ‘World-Class Sporting Destination’

“Bermuda SailGP is another example of Bermuda’s position as a world-class sporting destination, and a positive step towards reestablishing Bermuda’s global profile as we rebuild pre-pandemic tourism industry,” the BTA said today. A spokesperson said, “A picture-perfect weekend on Bermuda’s Great Sound provided the ideal stage for... Read more of this article

Sailing Teams Reflect On Bermuda SailGP

Sailing Teams Reflect On Bermuda SailGP

The drivers of SailGP’s nine-strong F50 fleet have reflected on their performances in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, which kicked off the league’s third season on May 14-15. The event, which comprised five fleet races and a Grand Final, saw defending champions Australia sweep to victory while Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda SailGP Event

Video: ‘Virtual Gallery’ Of Bermuda SailGP Event

The latest installment of Bernews’ series of ‘Virtual Shows’ features a look at some of the images captured during the 2022 SailGP event in Bermuda, including both the professional racing and the Bermudian youth sailors in the SailGP Inspire programme. Presented by Hamilton Princess, the event saw a nine-strong fleet take part, with Great Britain,... Read more of this article

RUBiS Signs On To Be SailGP Inspire Partner

RUBiS Signs On To Be SailGP Inspire Partner

RUBiS Energy Bermuda is now the official partner of SailGP’s Bermuda Inspire Programme. A spokesperson said, “This is a world class programme designed to identify the next generation of diverse performance sailors at each host venue. This flagship partnership between RUBiS and SailGP Inspire will help to educate Bermuda’s youth and provide a pathway... Read more of this article

Photos: Youth Sailors In SailGP Inspire Action

Photos: Youth Sailors In SailGP Inspire Action

This past weekend, Bermuda’s next generation of sailing superstars displayed their skills while taking part in the SailGP’s Inspire Careers and Racing programs as part of the Bermuda SailGP presented by Hamilton Princess. SailGP previously announced that 17 students were awarded internships in the Inspire Careers program and 34 local Inspire Racing... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Second Day Of Bermuda SailGP

Photos & Video: Second Day Of Bermuda SailGP

The second day of racing in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess took place today [May 15], with Australia claiming the victory. The event saw a nine-strong fleet take part, with Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark, and France all in action in the two-day event, which was... Read more of this article

Video: Day 2 Of SailGP Racing, Australia Win

Video: Day 2 Of SailGP Racing, Australia Win

[Updated] The second day of the Bermuda SailGP presented by Hamilton Princess is being held this afternoon [May 15] and you can tune in and watch the action live below as teams from Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark, and France take to the waters. We will update with the results once it concludes,... Read more of this article