Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race

2013 Events in Bermuda

Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, Paget, Bermuda

Saturday
June 15
  • Tom Coleman Opti Green Fleet Sailing Clinic, RHADC. Day one 9:30am - 4:00pm plus social events. Fee is $100. See more information.
Sunday
June 16
  • Traditional Sunday Brunch, RHADC
  • Tom Coleman Opti Green Fleet Sailing Clinic, RHADC. Day two 9:30am - 4:00pm plus social events.
  • RED, WHITE and BLUE Opti Fleet sailing can join in the RHADC Summer Optimist Regatta. See http://www.boda.bm or contact sailing@rhadc.bm.
Monday
June 17
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 1700 to 2000
  • Follow race progress from the Lower Lounge
  • Goslings RumSt David’s Lighthouse Cocktail Party - St David’s Lighthouse at 1800. Witness the first boats approach Bermuda from this historic location. Traditionally a party for Race Committee and volunteers, they have graciously extended an invitation to early guests. Transportation organised from RHADC. Complimentary (except for transportation) - Event sponsored by Gosling’s Rum. Please confirm how many people in your party will need to procure transportation from the RHADC so we can provide an adequate number of vehicles. Email: info@rhadc.bm.
  • Tom Coleman Opti Green Fleet Sailing Clinic, RHADC. Day three 9:30am - 4:00pm plus social events.
Tuesday
June 18
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 2200
  • Flip Flops Dockside Bar opens as boats start arriving
  • Butterfield and VallisAfternoon Tea in the Dining Room - RHADC, Dining Room at 1600 - 1700. Tea with with Margaret Fergusson, wife of HE the Governor of Bermuda. Experience a classic British tradition with Bermuda’s First Lady over a fine selection of teas, finger sandwiches, scones with jam, and clotted cream. Complimentary - Event sponsored by Butterfiled & Vallis.
RHADC Afternoon Tea

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Wednesday
June 19
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 2200
  • Hera BoutiqueFashion Show Luncheon - Clubhouse Dining Areas at 1200 - 1330 sponsored by Hera Boutique. Feast your eyes on the latest in Bermuda fashion, from Beachwear to Eveningwear provided by downtown’s chicest boutiques! Cost is lunch a-la-cart Menu.
  • Gosling’s Exclusive Rum Sipping Seminar - Upper Lounge Bar at 1730 to 1900. A bit like a formal wine tasting... with a twist! Warm up your taste buds before dinner with a traditional Bermuda Rum sponsored by Gosling’s. Tasting is free plus cash bar.
RHADC Fashion Show Luncheon

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Thursday
June 20
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 2200
     
  • OceanNavigator BriefingPost-Race Navigator’s Briefing: Lessons Learned from the 2013 Race, RHADC 1500
    • Top finishers will be invited to discuss their strategies and decisions following by an open discussion with questions and answers.
    • Bring your plotting sheets, laptops, calculators and all your navigation materials and be prepared to share your questions and answers.
    • All will be revealed!
  • Fish Cake Cooking Demonstration, RHADC south lawn at 1200 to 1330 with Bermuda’s widely acclaimed Fishcake King, Dale Butler. Learn a little Bermuda tradition, while you enjoy the daily lunch special ... you guessed it: fishcakes! Demonstration free, lunch per menu.
  • BBQ on the Dock - RHADC Dock Cabana 1930 to 2300. Pig Roast by the water, dance with the Gombeys and to the cool sounds of the Steel Drums, with cold refreshments under the Stars. Get Down on the Dock to the tunes of DJ Phil. Cost TBD.
RHADC Fish Cake Cooking Demonstration

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Friday
June 21
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 2200
  • Cricket Lessons RHADC Tennis courts at 1100 - 1200. Take a first hand, and light hearted look at Bermuda’s National Sport, with former National Cricket Team Star batsman, Allen Richardson.
  • The All New Friends & Family Fun Regatta RHADC Dock 1330 to 1530. Make your way to the Dock, where you will be entered into an assortment of fun sailing adventures, all within full view of the Clubhouse for the entertainment of all! Enter in a random team dinghy race, i.e. 420s and Lasers for adults and Optis and O’pen Bics for kids regatta around Hamilton Harbour. Try your hand at the newest sailing sensation: the O’pen Bic!! Cost is free.
  • Gosling’s Crown & Anchor Party, RHADC south lawn at 1600 to 1830. Take a chance at Bermuda’s legal gaming tradition, while cooling your nerves with a real Rum Swizzle, mixed by Gosling’s own in Sheila Gosling’s washing machine.Doing the wash has never been so intoxicating! Prizes, live music and good clean fun! Free entertainment cash bar.
  • Kids Movie Night - RHADC upper lounge at 1830 to 2030 (approximately). Cost is free.
Saturday
June 22
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 1800
  • Snorkeling expedition off of world renowned Elbow Beach at 1000 to 1300. Explore a shipwreck in a 2 hour snorkeling tour with Blue Water Divers. For all the family. The cost will be $30 per child or adult with transport included. See (www.manderinoriental.com/bermuda) for full details!
  • Prize Giving, grounds of RHADC 1800 to 1930. All invited cost is free.
  • Gala Dinner, grounds of RHADC 1930 to 2300. Fine dining, dancing and all out finale to a great week! $85 per person half price for kids 12 and under.
RHADC Gala Dinner in Bermuda

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Sunday
June 23
  • Bermuda Duty Desk 0800 to 1800

See the Duty Desk and Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club Mangroville, 26 Pomander Road, Paget, PG 05, Bermuda for more details.

Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club
RHADC bagpiper

Thank You to Our 2013 Sponsors

Kingman Yacht Center
New England Boatworks
Bermuda Department of Tourism
Gosling's Rum
Edson International
Fairmont Hamilton Princess
Ocean Sails / Doyle Bermuda
Landfall Navigation
CellOne - Wireless Services
The English Sports Shop
MacDougalls' Cape Cod Marine Service, Inc
Locus Weather
West End Yachts Ltd.
The Royal Palms
Briarwood Beach Motel
Quantum Sail Design Group (Thurston Sails)
Affinity Beverages
Triangle Rigging

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