2023 marks the 21st year that Renaissance Reinsurance has sponsored the prestigious Junior Gold Cup in Bermuda.
Entry to the Renaissance Junior Gold Cup is by invitation from the regatta organisers.
This event is run in conjunction with the Argo Group Gold Cup professional World Match Racing Tour event, this mini “world cup” invitational brings some of the most accomplished youth sailors from around the world to Bermuda for a youth sailing event contested in International Optimist dinghies.
Renaissance Reinsurance provides in conjunction with the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club provides coaching, charter boats and equipment for competing. Sailors representing North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Caribbean attend.
Once in Bermuda, local families host the young sailors. The backdrop of the Argo Group Gold Cup match racing event running concurrently with the youth event provides a real bonus for all the kids entered in the regatta with the young sailors attending the daily. The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup will conduct four fleet races per day on Great Sound. The event is run by volunteers from RBYC and BODA. The final day usually sees the championship sailed on Hamilton Harbour during the final rounds of the Argo Group Gold Cup if time and conditions allow.
2023 Regatta Details
2023 Dates to be confirmed (typically 1st week in May)
1st Girl or 1st Boy ranked after NZIODA Nationals for the season 2022/2023 dependent upon criteria set by Royal Bermuda Yacht Club
Parent of sailor