Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race

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Press Releases and Articles - 2016

March 15, 2016 Front Row Seat for the 35th America’s Cup WindCheck - Sailing the Northeast - Ray Cullum

Press Releases and Articles - 2015

Fall, 2015Marlin Spike - Spirit of Bermuda Laurie Fullerton
September 20, 2015Sea Notes: Hairy rescue at sea follows Marion Bermuda race Barabara Veneri
September 19, 2015Marion Bermuda Race: Skipper and Crew Awarded Trophy in Recognition of Daring Rescue at Sea Deborah Bennett Elfers
June 28, 2015‘TI’ wins Big in Marion Bermuda Race Talbot Wilson
June 27, 2015Award Winners for 2015 Marion Bermuda Race
June 25, 2015Last Finishers Arrive in Bermuda Talbot Wilson
June 24, 2015‘TI’ Takes Founders Trophy and Overall Marion Bermuda Win Talbot Wilson
June 23, 2015To the Finish - On Board Spirt of Bermuda with Laurie Fullerton - June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015‘Mischievous’ Wins Marion Bermuda Line Honors - ‘Silhouette’ Leads Chase for Overall Win Talbot Wilson
June 22, 2015On Board Spirt of Bermuda Day 3 with Laurie Fullerton - June 22, 2015
June 22, 2015‘Mischievous’ Sets Sights on Line Honors Talbot Wilson
June 21, 2015Tragedy Strikes Marion Bermuda Race Talbot Wilson
June 21, 2015Sweet Sailing on the Summer Solstice Talbot Wilson
June 20, 2015Follow the Yellow Brick Road Talbot Wilson
June 20, 2015On Board Spirt of Bermuda Day 2 with Laurie Fullerton - June 20, 2015
June 19, 2015Great Expectations From Laurie Fullerton on board the Spirit of Bermuda
June 19, 2015All Away in Marion Bermuda Talbot Wilson
June 18, 2015Busy Day for Marion Bermuda Racers Talbot Wilson
June 17, 2015Wind or Current- Bermuda Race Skippers Face Choices Talbot Wilson
June 15, 2015Hopes Dashed for Hubbard’s ‘Bermuda Oyster’ Talbot Wilson
June 14, 2015Sea Notes: Big week for Marion Bermuda race
May 19, 2015Marion Bermuda Race Countdown
April 17, 2015Entry Fees increase Monday for Marion Bermuda Race
June 28, 2013Marion Bermuda: Cruising Race sets date for 2015 - Plan Now

Press Releases and Articles - 2013

June 22, 2013Winners Shine at Marion Bermuda Prizegiving
June 20, 2013Bermuda Sun’s Supplement
June 19, 2013Big Boats Rousted - Smallest Entry Takes Top Prize
June 19, 2013The Story Behind The Spirit Of Bermuda
June 19, 2013Dispatch from Spirit of Bermuda - Day 6
June 18, 2013Dispatch from Spirit of Bermuda - Day 5
June 18, 2013Marion Bermuda - Shindig finds Joy and Sorrow
June 18, 2013Dispatch from Spirit of Bermuda - Day 4
June 18, 2013Marion Bermuda - Shindig takes Line honors
June 17, 2013Marion Bermuda - Leaders struggle for Late Night Finish
June 16, 2013Dispatch from Spirit of Bermuda - Day 1 to 4
June 16, 2013Marion Bermuda - Leader hits the Happy Valley
June 15, 2013Marion Bermuda - Bermuda- Shindig hits 250 in 24
June 14, 2013Marion Bermuda - Fast Start... The Race is On
June 13, 2013Marion Bermuda - How Long will the Wind Last?
June 12, 2013Marion Bermuda - Departure Day-2
June 11, 2013Celestial Entry Hotspur II Looks for Clear Sky
June 7, 2013Match broken for Spirit of Bermuda and Belle A’venture
May 20, 2013Come for Bermuda’s weeklong Summer Solstice Party
May 1, 2013Marion Bermuda revises Preliminary NoR, issues SI’s
April 4, 2013Marion Bermuda entry discount ends on Tax Day
March 19, 2013Walk-ons welcome for weekend Safety at Sea Seminar
March 13, 2013WindCheck - Sailing for the Northeast: George Twice Tougas Promises Kept
March 3, 2013Make Marion Bermuda a Race to Family Fun. Plan ahead for yacht entry, inspection and crew needs and be sure to include your non-sailor friends and family for an activity filled vacation on the sunny isles of Bermuda.
Febuary 20, 2013Marion Bermuda Race hosts Ocean Navigator’s Celestial Navigation Seminar Celestial Navigation Seminar
January 21, 2013What you can learn at a Safety at Sea seminar may save your best friend’s life. Saving Your Best Friend’s Life with Safety at Sea
January 14, 2013The Marion Bermuda Race provides an opportunity for cruising style yachts and amateur crews to sail a true ocean race: Get your entries in for Marion Bermuda 2013: by Talbot Wilson
November 28, 2012Exciting Changes Announced for 2013 Marion Bermuda Race: Vessel Size Limits, New Division, Symmetrical Spinnakers and Poles, Training/Classic Yacht Division
November 25, 2012Marion Bermuda Race & West Marine Stores: Prep for Offshore Racing & Cruising to Bermuda
November 3, 2012Hillary Beach: Meridian - A Family Affair
November 3, 2012Richard Pinkowitz, Blue Water Sailing Club: Marion Bermuda Race 2013 - Accomplishment not Glory
September 9, 2012Southcoast Today, Barbara Veneri: Marion Bermuda race to be showcased at Newport boat show
June 22, 2012Bermuda Sun, Marion Bermuda is not an easy race says Williams
June 10, 2012Amateur Ocean Races - not to be confused with “easy”
June 10, 2012New Executive Director Announces 2013 Race Date for Marion Bermuda Race

Press Releases and Articles - 2011

July 1, 2011Marion Bermuda Celebrates a Close Race and a New Course Record
June 22, 2011Marion Bermuda Race Course Record Set - Mattapoisett Madness
June 17, 2011Wet and Wild Start - Lilla Leads the Pack
March 31, 20118 Bells - Remembrance of Geoffrey R. “Dickie” Bird Co-Founder Marion Bermuda Race
March, 2011Reach for the Stars Article in Wind Check Magazine
March 16, 2011“Early Bird” Entry Fee Extended through April 15
March 8, 2011Marion Bermuda Race Supports the “Next Generation”
February 19, 2011Official 2011 Marion Bermuda Race Book is now available for download
January 22, 2011Top Notch Speaker and Presentations March 2011 Safety at Sea Symposiom
December 13, 2010Marion Bermuda Race and BWS Sponsor Weather Webinars provide by Blue Water Sailing magazine.
December 11, 2010Expert John Rousmaniere selected as Moderator of March 2011 Safety at Sea Symposium
October 27, 2010Cruising World, Hands On Sailor Report: More Passage Prep
Cruising World, Hands On Sailor Report: Be Prepared
October 19, 2010Free Apple iPAD Offer - First 20 Registrants for Marion Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race are Eligible
September 23, 2010Registration Open and Notice of Race Available for the 2011 Marion Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race
August 6, 2010CETACEA wins again - Bermuda Ocean Cruising Yacht Trophy
July 8, 2010Newport Bermuda 2010 Racers Eligible to Receive Joint Trophy with Marion Bermuda Race 2011

Press Releases and Articles - 2009

September 24, 2009Big conditions hit the Marion-Bermuda fleet By Laurie Fullerton (Sail Magazine)
June 28, 2009All Releases
June 28, 2009‘Sailabration’ - Marion Bermuda Style
June 27, 2009Hotspur perseveres, wins Class D Cook’s Trophy
"We saw everything out there except hail and locusts"
June 25, 2009Finishes slow in coming
June 24, 2009"Amazing" Cresendo first to finish
First in class B, First Celestial
June 23, 2009Big Bear out. Cresendo leads pack again
THIRTY-FIVE still on course for Bermuda - Close competion in all classes
June 22, 2009Twelve boats out, so far...
THIRTY-SIX still on course for Bermuda - Close competition in all classes
June 21, 2009Big Bear leads Fleet as winds fill from the west
Lone mutihull Falcor drops out with broken daggerboard
June 20, 2009Marion Bermuda multihulls start Saturday
Crescendo leads fleet into Atlantic
June 19, 2009Marion Bermuda sailors face "Dynamic" Weather
June 19, 2009Bermuda Sailors invade Marion
Monohulls start June 19th. Multihulls to follow the next day.
June 18, 2009Follow your friends to Bermuda
iBoattrack shows the way.
May, 2009A Tale of Two Competitors
Blue Water Sailing Magazine, Roy Greenwald, May, 2009


Sponsoring Clubs

Beverly Yacht Club
Marion, Massachusetts USA
Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club
Paget, Bermuda
Blue Water Sailing Club
Boston, Massachusetts USA

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Ocean & Coastal Environmental Sensing
Cruising World
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Fairhaven Shipyard
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Life Raft + Survival Equipment
Landfall Navigation
Harding Sails
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Points East Publishing, Inc.
Kingman Yacht Center
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