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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

Photos & Video: SailGP’s Helicopter In Bermuda

Photos & Video: SailGP’s Helicopter In Bermuda

The island currently has a helicopter flying over us, which was brought to Bermuda to assist in the media coverage of the SailGP event, which is being broadcast internationally this weekend.While common in other countries, helicopters are that usual here, however we do have occasional visits from them, which are almost always connected to overseas... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2022 SailGP Event

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2022 SailGP Event

The first day of racing in the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess took place yesterday [May 14] with teams from Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark, and France all hitting the waters for three rounds of racing, as crowds of people watched from both land and sea. We will have... Read more of this article

Photos: Spectators Enjoy Day #1 Of SailGP

Photos: Spectators Enjoy Day #1 Of SailGP

Crowds of people made their way to west end today [May 14] — by both land and sea — to watch the first day of racing in the Bermuda SailGP presented by Hamilton Princess, which started with an appearance from the island’s Gombeys, before racing got underway with teams from Great Britain, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Canada,... Read more of this article