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Photos: Super-Yachts In St George’s Harbour

Photos: Super-Yachts In St George’s Harbour

St George’s Harbour continues to see buzzing activity with the visit this past week of over 40 yachts participating in the World Cruising Club Spring rallies; ARC Europe and ARC USA, and the arrival of two vessels from the Royal Canadian Navy which were berthed at Penno’s Wharf. Other visits included the 61.80 metre super motor yacht Sealyon... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Prinsendam’ Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

Photos: ‘Prinsendam’ Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

Bermuda welcomed the cruise ship ”Prinsendam” today [May 20], with the 674-foot long vessel docking in Hamilton, carrying approximately 787 passengers and 443 crew. The Holland America Line website says of the ship, “Designed to explore the remote corners of the world in elegance and style, ms Prinsendam is our most intimate ship.... Read more of this article

Photos: Canadian Navy Vessels Visit St George’s

Photos: Canadian Navy Vessels Visit St George’s

Two vessels from the Royal Canadian Navy are currently visiting the island and can be seen berthed at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s. The Royal Canadian Navy website says, “The Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels [MCDVs] are multi-role minor war vessels with a primary mission of coastal surveillance and patrol including... Read more of this article

Photos: Open House Onboard M/V Somers Isles

Photos: Open House Onboard M/V Somers Isles

Following on the success of a previous event, Somers Isles Shipping Ltd. [SISL] hosted an Open House this afternoon [May 12] onboard the M/V Somers Isles which was docked at Pier 5/6 in Hamilton. Approximately 1000 people took advantage of the opportunity with over 550 adults and 400 children attending according to organisers. Somers Isles Shipping... Read more of this article

Photos: Four Super-Yachts Visit St George’s

Photos: Four Super-Yachts Visit St George’s

The first annual St. George’s Marine Expo was held this past Sunday, with three super-yachts gracing the east end during the proceedings, with the Mia Elise II, Tsumat, and OKTO all seen in St George’s. The 216-foot OKTO has a futuristic design with a long list of state of the art amenities, costing some $500,000 per week to charter and listed... Read more of this article

Photos: First Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos: First Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with a Committee of St. George’s Stakeholders hosted their first Annual Marine Expo today [May 1] on Ordnance Island and Kings Square. The area was transformed into a festive setting of flags, tents and boats while featuring an array of marine related products, services, sports, and seminars. A... Read more of this article

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

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