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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

Photos: “Turmoil” Diverts To Island For Repairs

Photos: “Turmoil” Diverts To Island For Repairs

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received correspondence yesterday [Oct 6] from the 64 metre motor yacht Turmoil indicating the vessel was diverting to Bermuda due to water ingress through an exhaust outlet. Turmoil arrived safely in St. George’s Harbour this morning and is now berthed at Pennos Wharf.Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre... Read more of this article

Photos: Boat Towed After Taking On Water

Photos: Boat Towed After Taking On Water

[Updated] A fishing boat with two people on boar was rescued and towed in after taking on water and losing engine power yesterday afternoon [Sept 24] while off the east end of the island. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 24th September at 2:54pm, Bermuda Radio receives a Distress Call on VHF CH16. The... Read more of this article

Photos: Surfers Hit The South Shore Beaches

Photos: Surfers Hit The South Shore Beaches

Hurricane Edouardo is churning away in the Atlantic and as it passed hundreds of miles off the island yesterday [Sept 16] it caused some impact on Bermuda’s waters, creating ideal conditions for the island’s surfers and attracting them to the South Shore beaches to hit the curling surf and ride them into the beach. As of this morning, the... Read more of this article

Photos: Ocean Vet Team Tags Turtles

Photos: Ocean Vet Team Tags Turtles

Dr. Neil Burnie, Choy Aming, and the rest of the Ocean Vet team recently spent a day tagging turtles for tracking, assisting Peter Meylan and Jennifer Gray from the Bermuda Turtle Project. The successful day saw a number of turtles tagged, along with the discovery of a turtle that had already been tagged eight years prior. Dr. Burnie and the team were... Read more of this article


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