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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

Photos: 190 Ft Yacht “Illusion” Visits St George’s

Photos: 190 Ft Yacht “Illusion” Visits St George’s

The 190 foot luxury yacht Illusion V – which reportedly costs $350,000 per week to rent – is the latest luxury vessel to make its way to Bermuda, where it is presently berthed in St. George’s. The Illusion V was built at the Benetti Livorno shipyard and launched only last year, and is designed for commercial charter use, featuring... Read more of this article

Photos: $21 Million Luxury Yacht In St. George’s

Photos: $21 Million Luxury Yacht In St. George’s

The 138ft Calliope, a luxury motor yacht which is presently listed for sale with an asking price of $21 million, can be seen docked in St. George’s today [Apr 7]. According to their website, “Calliope combines state of the art technology, a chic and comfortable interior and five-star service for a unique experience tailored to the needs... Read more of this article

Photos: Race For Water Odyssey Crew Arrive

Photos: Race For Water Odyssey Crew Arrive

The Race for Water Odyssey crew arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Apr 1], having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. According to the crew’s online journal, Bermuda is the “second witness island of the expedition,” and they arrived after seven... Read more of this article

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

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