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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

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

In addition to hosting Steven Spielberg’s $200 million super-yacht, the east end is presently playing host to a bevy of sailboats who have stopped in Bermuda as part of the World Cruising Club Spring Rallies. Yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations and crews from many more, set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on... Read more of this article

Photos: $200 Million Super Yacht In Bermuda

Photos: $200 Million Super Yacht In Bermuda

The 282-foot luxury yacht Seven Seas — which reports suggest is owned by Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg and cost some $200 million — is the latest super-yacht to grace Bermuda’s shores.Presently docked in St. George’s, Seven Seas offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 7 suites according to Superyachttimes.com,... Read more of this article

Photos: Plastic Tides Team Visits Bermuda

Photos: Plastic Tides Team Visits Bermuda

The Plastic Tides Team is currently in Bermuda as they undertake a circumnavigation of the island in order to raise awareness of the #BeatTheBeadBermuda campaign alongside BEST. The Plastic Tides team visited in June 2014 and returned with their flights being sponsored by MultiStrat Re, a Bermuda specialty reinsurer focused on launching and growing... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Lending Club 2′ Boat Departs Bermuda

Photos: ‘Lending Club 2′ Boat Departs Bermuda

The crew of the Lending Club 2 left Bermuda this evening [April 20] after sailing the 635-nautical miles from Newport, Rhode Island to Bermuda in a record setting time of 23 hours, 9 minutes, and 52 seconds. Minister of Community, Culture and Sport Patricia Gordon Pamplin visited the departing crew and was invited on board, and some people lined the... Read more of this article

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

[Updated with video] Marking the first cruise ship visit for the east end this year, the sailing cruise Club Med 2 arrived in St. George’s this morning [Apr 17], carrying an estimated 337 passengers and 200 crew. According to the 2015 cruise ship schedule, this is one of three cruise visits the east end will receive during 2015, with St. George’s... Read more of this article

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