Spirit crew load limestone to trade for salt in TCI as crew re-enact centuries-old exchange

The Royal Gazette  |  July 5, 2022

Youngsters set sail to the Turks and Caicos Islands with a cargo of limestone yesterday to re-enact a centuries-old exchange. (more…)... Read more

Government gives boost to Mary Prince educational programme

The Royal Gazette  |  July 4, 2022

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation has received a boost from the Government to support a special educational programme focused on National Hero Mary Prince. The programme, titled “In the Wake of Mary Prince”, was organised in partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Internati... Read more

Students join Spirit of Bermuda to retrace Mary Prince’s steps

The Royal Gazette  |  July 2, 2022

Youngsters with a taste for adventure will set sail today to learn about the life and impact of the enslaved Bermudian woman Mary Prince. In the Wake of Mary Prince, a programme held between the Bermuda Sloop Foundation and the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, will today take 17 hig... Read more

Ahoy, me hearties! Hostages take the plunge off the pirate’s plank to raise money for charity

The Royal Gazette  |  April 25, 2022

The pirates anchored in Hamilton harbour did not even take mercy on the Right Reverend Nick Dill, the Anglican Bishop of Bermuda, as he was forced to walk the plank and plunge into the choppy waters below. But the man of God took his punishment with aplomb, dressed as Moses, ... Read more

Three local entries among 2022 Newport Bermuda Race fleet

The Royal Gazette  |  April 2, 2022

The triple masted schooner Spirit of Bermuda, owned by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, is competing in the Spirit of Tradition Division. “We have three Bermuda entries, Crossfire, Nasty Medicine and Spirit of Bermuda, so that’s really cool,” Somers Kempe, the Bermuda Race... Read more

Seagull racers make it a race despite strong winds

The Royal Gazette  |  August 2, 2021

The delayed 51st Round the Island Seagull Race took place on Saturday with strong winds and just over half the preregistered boats participating. The race, which took a year’s hiatus last year because of Covid-19, attracted only 33 of the 60 boats that preregistered. ... Read more