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Photos: Pair Of Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Pair Of Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Two super-yachts recently graced the waters of St. George’s, with residents and visitors treated to the sight of both the D’Natalin IV and the Spirit of the C’s. The 164-foot D’Natalin IV is a custom-built vessel, owned by businessman Dennis M. Jones, while the 209.97-foot Spirit of the C’s is a charter vessel built in... Read more of this article

Photos: Sailing Ship ‘Tiare Taporo’ In St George’s

Photos: Sailing Ship ‘Tiare Taporo’ In St George’s

The Tiare Taporo, a 130-foot sailing vessel owned by Pacific Schooners, paid a visit to St. George’s this week, bringing with it the interesting history behind the ship’s name. The Pacific Schooners website says, “The name itself is Tahitian and means “lime blossom” [in Cook Islands’ Maori it would be Tiare Tiporo] and was also... Read more of this article

Photos: 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

Photos: 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

The 2015 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament is being held today [uly 18], and saw the invasive lionfish captured, recorded, and served for attending crowds. The 5th Annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament is taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Science and saw the tournament kicking off at sunup and boats heading in to the BIOS dock for the 3.00pm... Read more of this article

Photos: Fishermen Catch 741 Pound Marlin

Photos: Fishermen Catch 741 Pound Marlin

Commercial fishermen on board the Shake Down reeled in a 741 pound marlin today [July 10], with fisherman Edward Barnes saying they were “out fishing and happened to get lucky.” Mr. Barnes told Bernews, “I was fishing on the Shake Down, a local Bermuda boat in the Bermuda Big Game Classic. We were out fishing for big marlin and we... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island.The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Photos: Trio Of Super Yachts Visit Bermuda

Photos: Trio Of Super Yachts Visit Bermuda

The super yachts ShadowL, Rockstar, and Silver Shalis recently paid respective visits to Bermuda, with the three vessels docking in St. George’s long enough to allow for a closer look. The largest of the ships is the Silver Shalis, measuring 180 feet long, followed by the 164-foot Rockstar – which is listed for sale at just under $19 million... Read more of this article

Results & Photo Set #2: Fitted Dinghy Races

Results & Photo Set #2: Fitted Dinghy Races

Peter Miller recorded three wins to open the 2015 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season in the St. George’s Harbour on May 24th — the traditional opening of the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy season. Miller, at the helm of Contest, won the Heritage Trophy, Anniversary Cup and the Leon D. Fox Cup races. Miller laid down the law in the first race putting... Read more of this article

Photos: French Tall Ship L’Hermoine In Bermuda

Photos: French Tall Ship L’Hermoine In Bermuda

[Updated with photos] A spectacular French visitor, the Tall Ship L’Hermione will make a one-day stop over in St. George’s today [May 26]. A full-scale replica of the historical 32-gun, 18th century warship that carried the Marquis de Lafayette back to General George Washington and the American Revolution in 1780, L’Hermione is regarded as one... Read more of this article

Photos: Fitted Dinghy Racing In St George’s

Photos: Fitted Dinghy Racing In St George’s

Bermuda Day is the traditional opening day of the Fitted Dinghy season, and the 2015 Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Racing Season got underway today [May 24] in the St George’s Harbour. The Heritage Trophy race took place at 12 noon, the Anniversary Cup at 1.30pm and the Leon D. Fox Cup followed at 3.00pm. Slideshow with over 50 photos from today’s Fitted... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

[Updated with video] After spending a few days enjoying Bermuda’s hospitality, yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations left Bermuda today [May 20] to make the 1800 nautical mile journey to Horta in the Azores.The group set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on May 9th as part of the ARC Europe and ARC USA Spring... Read more of this article

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