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Photos & Video: Fryderyk Chopin Visits Island

Photos & Video: Fryderyk Chopin Visits Island

The tall ship Fryderyk Chopin recently paid a visit to St. George’s, making for a graceful sight as it cruised gently through Bermuda’s waters, with white-roofed buildings providing a stark backdrop to the vessel’s arrival. The Fryderyk Chopin was designed by Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choreń and launched in Dora Shipyard in Gdańsk,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Moved From Causeway

Photos & Video: Boat Moved From Causeway

[Updated with video] Over 24 hours after the high winds resulted in a boat ending up lodged next to the Causeway, the vessel remains in the same location, however a barge was seen in the area this afternoon [Feb 17] indicating they may be getting prepared to shift the boat. The high winds that caused this situation have not yet abated, with the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Boat Resting Against Causeway Wall

Photos: Boat Resting Against Causeway Wall

Morning commuters in the East End are being greeted with an unusual sight this morning [Feb 16], as the heavy winds have resulted in a vessel resting against the Causeway, with cones placed in the road to alert drivers, as part of the boat is hanging over the Causeway. The Bermuda Weather Service has had Gale Warnings in effect for most the weekend,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

The Chapel of Ease in St. David’s held their Annual Seafarers Service on Sunday morning [Jan 18], with people gathering to pay their respects to seafarers and those lost at sea. The service began with the “Eternal Father, Strong to Save” hymn and ended with the “Will your anchor hold” hymn, both of which are traditionally... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Kite Surfers At Somerset Beach

Photos & Video: Kite Surfers At Somerset Beach

[Updated with video] Somerset Long Bay was the scene of high flying action this afternoon [Dec 14] as kitesurfers took to the west end beach to perform their acrobatic moves, with what appeared to be over a dozen kite surfers and windsurfers in action.You can view 70+ photos of today’s action below, and all our coverage of kite surfing in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Ocean Vet’ Dr. Burnie Laid To Rest

Photos: ‘Ocean Vet’ Dr. Burnie Laid To Rest

An entire flotilla of boats departed Albuoy’s Point on Sunday morning [Nov 16] as people from around the island made their way out onto the water in order to bid farewell to “Ocean Vet” Dr. Neil Burnie, who was buried at sea. The well-known veterinarian died following a marine accident on November 11, after getting into difficulty... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Eclipse’ Super Yacht Back In Bermuda

Photos: ‘Eclipse’ Super Yacht Back In Bermuda

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s super yacht Eclipse – which some reports estimate to be worth over a billion dollars — is back in Bermuda, with the luxury vessel docked in Hamilton. The super-yacht is over 500 ft long and was the largest privately owned super-yacht in the world until Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan unveiled the 590-foot... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Segments of footbridge were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Oct 30], and upon the completion of all the work, the trail between Crawl Hill and Coney Island will be officially opened as recreation path for use by pedestrians and cyclists.A Public Works Ministry spokesperson previously said, ““This project is part... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Boats During & After Gonzalo

Photos/Video: Boats During & After Gonzalo

While Hurricane Gonzalo caused a damage on land when made a direct hit on us this weekend, its effect was felt very strongly on the water as well, with a number of boats falling victim to the high winds and rough surf. Compilation video of boats during/after the hurricane:For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here, for coverage of the impact... Read more of this article

Photos: BWSC Holds Fall Seminar & Cruise

Photos: BWSC Holds Fall Seminar & Cruise

The Bermuda Water Safety Council [BWSC] recently held its second annual fall seminar and safety cruise, with nearly 50 participants attending the session. Held at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, the seminar included a series of lectures covering topics including navigation and safety equipment, the use of radio equipment, and personal flotation devices,... Read more of this article


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