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Sailor Circumnavigates Bermuda in an Optimist

Welshman Tom Herbert-Evans has carved his name into Bermudan sailing history. The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (RBYC) Sailing Academy Director became the first sailor to circumnavigate the Island in an Optimist dinghy. He achieved the unprecedented feat in an elapsed time … Continue reading

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Bermuda Streamlines Visa Process for Visiting Yachts

Did someone say easier? Well, that’s a nice change! While Greece and Italy are putting up barriers to visiting yachts by charging berthing taxes and other fees Bermuda is making it easier for visiting yachts by streamlining their visa process, … Continue reading

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Bermuda Ocean Race Seminar

For those entering or considering the Bermuda Ocean Race, organizers are hosting a seminar entitled “Navigation Know-How: Combining Common Sense with Technology” on February 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Eastport Volunteer Fire Department, located at 914 … Continue reading

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NARC Rally Participants Abandon Ship in Rough Seas

The North American Rally To The Caribbean [NARC]  was disrupted by the weekend’s savage storms, with the cargo ship Oleander picking up four survivors from one abandoned yacht on Sunday. Another participating vessel was helped into the island by the pilot … Continue reading

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NARC Rally Sign Ups Have Begun

The 12th Annual NARC Rally (North American Rally to the Caribbean) departs from Newport, RI on Sunday, Oct. 30th or the best weather window after that date. The fleet will begin to gather at the Newport Yachting Center in Newport … Continue reading

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Bermuda Extends Permitted Stay of Visiting Yachts

Good news for Bermuda lovers. Now you can stay longer. In the House of Assembly on Friday, May 27th, Bermuda’s Minister of National Security, Wayne Perinchief, said that the Cabinet had approved a revised policy for visiting yachts. Starting today, … Continue reading

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Mindbender

Where is this mystery port? Send your answers to comments@cruisingcompass.com. A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Congratulations to Marshall Stiles of Sanford, FL who was randomly selected from … Continue reading

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