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Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

One of Bernews photographers had the opportunity to tag along with the Ocean Vet team of Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, getting the chance to see a variety of ocean life in action as the cameras rolled for the production of the 12-part television series.The team has been leaving Flatts inlet on a 30 foot custom Predator catamaran with seven people... Read more of this article

Photos: Atlantic Guardian Cable Ship Docks

Photos: Atlantic Guardian Cable Ship Docks

The cable ship Atlantic Guardian arrived in Bermuda on Wednesday afternoon [Apr 2], with plans to depart on Thursday, April 3. The ship was docked thanks to help from Bermuda Yacht Services. The Atlantic Guardian will saw crew change while docked in Bermuda, with new sailors taking over before the vessel continues on its way to Norway; the new crew... Read more of this article

Photos: “Kamalaya” Super-Yacht In Bermuda

Photos: “Kamalaya” Super-Yacht In Bermuda

The 180 ft super yacht Kamalaya¬†is presently docked in St. George’s, with the luxurious vessel stopping in Bermuda on her way from Florida to the United Kingdom.Built in the Netherlands and designed by Tim Heywood, she was delivered to her owner in 2013, and comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests overnight in 6 cabins, and carries up to 13... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Giant Sunfish Washes Up

Photos & Video: Giant Sunfish Washes Up

[Updated with video] What appears to be a sunfish has washed up at John Smiths Bay, with the giant sea creature found laying on the beach earlier today [Mar 29].¬†While we have not confirmed exactly what it is with officials yet, unofficial reports suggest it is probably a sunfish.According to National Geographic, sunfish [also called mola] are the... Read more of this article

Photos: Kayaker Resumes With Damaged Kayak

Photos: Kayaker Resumes With Damaged Kayak

Aleksander Doba loaded his kayak onto the Spirit of Bermuda on Sunday [Mar 23] to be transported some 325 nautical miles to the south, to continue on his journey to Florida, the destination he has been trying to reach since leaving Portugal last October. Spirit of Bermuda arrived at the planned coordinates on Tuesday as scheduled but the plan ran into... Read more of this article

Photos: Fishery Research Boats Visit St George’s

Photos: Fishery Research Boats Visit St George’s

Two fishery research boats from Europe visited Bermuda this weekend, with Danish fishery research vessel Dana and German fishery research vessel Walther Herwig III stopping at Penno’s Wharf in St George’s. The Danish boat Dana left on Saturday [Mar 15] afternoon, while the German fishery research vessel Walther Herwig III is scheduled to... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Hamilton Harbour turned into an aquatic Christmas wonderland last night [Dec 7] as the biennial Christmas Boat Parade took place, with dozens of boats crossing the waters decorated in a variety of festive themes. Countless people lined the route for the always popular event, which started with a single firework and culminated in a fully fledged fireworks... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

[Updated with photos] The Christmas Boat Parade in Hamilton Harbour is set to get underway at 6.30pm this evening [Dec 7], with the always popular event involving dozens of vessels making their way across the water decorated in seasonal style.The biennial event will be broadcast on television and online, with viewers able to tune in to watch the holiday... Read more of this article

Photos: Rusty Object Washes Up At Horseshoe

Photos: Rusty Object Washes Up At Horseshoe

[Updated] A rusty object washed up at the eastern end of Horseshoe Bay today [Oct 25], and as of this writing workers are preparing to remove the item, which is a few feet long. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said it was reported drifting off South Shore yesterday, and they are working to remove it from the beach and ascertain the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Surfers Hit TS Gabrielle’s Swells

Photos/Video: Surfers Hit TS Gabrielle’s Swells

[Updated with video] Today [Sep 11] saw surfers take to Horseshoe Beach this morning and afternoon to take advantage of the remnant swells of Tropical Storm Gabrielle. Below are images of surfers at Horseshoe Bay Beach:Waves ran 3-6 feet in very close combinations with most waves breaking almost right away, but the surfers were lucky enough to get... Read more of this article