Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

August 4, 2014

Droves of people made their way by both land and sea to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] to take part in the last big event for the holiday weekend — the annual Non-Mariners Race. The race, or more correctly the “non-race” sees objects fashioned into watercraft take to the water, with most sinking within minutes.

Non Mariners Bermuda, August 3 2014-59

The “non-boats” often have a theme based on news events, and this year was no different, with one float — called “The Sun Sets” — paying tribute to the closure of the Bermuda Sun newspaper, while another played on the now infamous “White Mental Illness” sign at the recent march.

Non Mariners Bermuda, August 3 2014-62

Another float played on the “JetGate” controversy, with the over-sized Dunkley’s Dairy milk carton listing the ingredients as $350,000 missing; 1 Jet; 6,000 PRC, 3 Resignations, 1 NonGaming vote.

You can view a photo slideshow and a 2.5 hour replay of our webcast by clicking here, and you can view all our coverage of the Non-Mariners race here.

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