Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally – An Innovative Ocean Race to Bermuda

June 7, 2020

  The Bermuda Sloop Foundation (BSF), East End Mini Yacht Club (EEMYC) and the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) are pleased to announce the organization of the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, a rally race to St George’s, Bermuda and back for the benefit of BSF’s programs for youth on the sail training vessel Spirit…

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SYRF would like to thank the generosity of the following people who share the vision to support the science of sailing:

Founder level:
Terry Kohler

Mini Maxi level:
Rob Alexander and Heidi and Steve Benjamin

Offshore level:
Stephen Cucchiario, Kent Haeger, Greg Slyngstad, Jim Vos

Inshore level:
Heidi and Steve Benjamin, Pam and Jay Hansen, Phil and Wendy Lotz,  Scott and Ginny Weisman

Other supporters:
Rob Alexander, Ed Cesare, Myles Cornwell, Stephen Cucchiario, Roy Disney, James Epstein, Kent Haeger, Stan and Sally Honey, David Irish, John H. Linnartz, Phil and Wendy Lotz, Randles Needham, Carl Olsson, Jim Vos, David Weiner

Help ensure our research and development continues