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Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

Photos: Cruise Ship Sirena Visits Hamilton

The 594-foot passenger cruise ship Sirena is visiting Hamilton today [Oct 3], and according to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew. An occasional visitor to the island, this is one of two scheduled calls by the ship this year. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

The 594-foot passenger ship Insignia is at berth in St. George’s today [Aug 18]. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop. The ship which arrived yesterday is scheduled to depart this afternoon at approximately 2.00pm. Related... Read more of this article

Photos, Results & Video: Around The Island Race

Photos, Results & Video: Around The Island Race

[Updated with video] Shaki Easton and Errin Butterfield took the finish line and A-Class honours in the 2017 Around the Island Powerboat Race today [Aug 13] when they crossed the line first in A26 with a time of 1 hour 6 minutes. Ryan Resendes and Josh Allen won in B-Class when they finished with a time of 1 hour 22 minutes in B17, while Andrew Cottingham... Read more of this article

Photos: Superyacht D’Natalin IV Visits Island

Photos: Superyacht D’Natalin IV Visits Island

The 164-foot superyacht D’Natalin IV recently paid a visit to St. George’s, giving locals a look at the custom-built vessel, owned by businessman Dennis M. Jones. Mr. Jones reportedly paid $34 million for the superyacht, representing a small fraction of his multi-billion dollar fortune; according to a story in the New York Times, Mr. Jones... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Dockyard area tonight [July 13] where a boat and an area of brush was on fire. Police and fire personnel were on scene at Albert Row with onlookers watching fire fighters extinguish the blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend line-up of events continued today [June 17] with the BHW Raft Up held at Shelly Bay Beach this afternoon. The Raft Up saw boats anchoring in the area and people either gathering on the beach or making their way by swimming to get closer to the floating barge that housed the sound system. The event which was free to attend... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

The Parade of Sail of the visiting tall ships was held today [June 5] with the ships departing Hamilton this morning, travelling down North Shore and most anchoring in St. George’s Harbour. Time-lapse at Fort St. Catherine [Watch full 29-minute live stream replay here]:We unofficially understand that the ships departure has been delayed due... Read more of this article

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

St. George’s played host to a visiting French Navy vessel recently with the 54.8 metre ship berthing at Penno’s Wharf and Bermuda High School for Girls students taking the opportunity to be guided on a tour of the vessel. According to their website, the “La Capricieuse is the 3rd unit of the series of ten patrollers of the Navy type... Read more of this article

Superyachts Pass By Each Other In St George’s

Superyachts Pass By Each Other In St George’s

As the summer approaches, the island continues to welcome marine visitors, with a steady flow of vessels visiting the island, with this weekend seeing two luxury superyachts pass by each other in St George’s, with the 154-foot long arriving ‘A2′ passing by the 137-foot long departing ‘M4′ in St George’s Harbour. Marine... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with a Committee of St. George’s Stakeholders and title sponsor RUBIS Energy Bermuda hosted their annual St George’s Marine Expo this weekend, with the area was transformed into a festive setting, featuring an array of marine related products, services, sports, demonstrations as well... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

America’s new 200-foot tall ship — the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry — arrived in Hamilton Harbour today [April 9] on a voyage hosted in partnership with Ocean Navigator magazine for adults learning the skill of offshore celestial navigation and marine meteorology. With a main mast that towers 13 ½ stories high, 19 spars, 20 sails and seven... Read more of this article

Photos: Boat That Sank In Hurricane Raised

Photos: Boat That Sank In Hurricane Raised

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] Over the past two days, Jepheth Newton has watched and assisted with his 92-foot trawler Esperanza being raised from the bottom of the harbour in St David’s. The boat sank during Hurricane Nicole last October when it was driven against former gambling boat Niobe Corinthian. Government ordered the salvage job... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Pirates’ Make People ‘Walk The Plank’

Photos: ‘Pirates’ Make People ‘Walk The Plank’

The Pirates of Bermuda took people “hostage” yesterday [March 12] forcing them to ‘walk the plank’ into chilly waters of Hamilton Harbour — but all in the name of a good cause. Organised by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation as part of its fundraising for the Spirit of Bermuda sail training programmes, friends and family can choose to donate... Read more of this article