Haven Ports Yacht Club

BERMUDA INVITATIONAL INTERNATIONAL REGATTA

The Whisper crew have just returned from sailing the Bermuda Invitational International Regatta in International One Designs. (As you may know Whisper is an IOD.) They sailed under the burgee of HPYC and the hosts were the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.There were 13 teams sailing from USA, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Bermuda and the UK.

Boats were provided and allocated on a daily basis with 2/3 races sailed each day. A total of 10 races were sailed in 2 series of 5 races.Team Whisper had a great Regatta finishing 2nd in series 1 and 4th in series 2 and 3rd overall including 2 race wins in their final score.

The event was sponsored by Bacardi who’s headquarters are on the island. ‘Dark and Stormies’ (dark rum and ginger beer) were the chosen refreshment of the crew!!!

The crew were Mark Wincer, Gerald Unwin, John Davies, Max Evans and Pete Hallinan.