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Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Three people were rescued on Sunday evening [Feb 10] after the 37ft fishing vessel they were on ran aground off Pear Island, St. David’s, resulting in the boat being submerged. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 10th February, 6:37pm. BMOC is currently dealing with the salvage operation of a 37ft fishing vessel which... Read more of this article

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Bermuda’s 5th annual Winter Lionfish Derby was a huge success again this year, with some 849 lionfish caught, as locals gathered to take part in the month long competition, having fun while also helping to remove the invasive species from Bermuda’s waters. “With great weather to start the year, local lionfish hunters got a quick start... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Crowds gathered at Robinson’s Marina in Somerset this morning [Jan 12] to get a glimpse at the latest catch of a bluefin tuna. Captained by Allan Bean, the 770lb tuna was hooked this morning on the fishing boat ‘Paradise One’. Paradise One Fishing Charters is run by brothers, Allan and Delvin Bean with the Bean brothers also known for their many... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

[Updated with photos & results] St. George’s is holding their Christmas Boat Parade this evening [Dec 1] with almost 20 boats decorated in festive fashion making their way through the east end. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below, with commentary at the location from Bruce Barritt and Jugglin Jason. Update:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its annual Tropical Fish Show today [Nov 17] at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget showcasing a wide variety of aquarium fish. We will have additional information, results and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The eleven minute... Read more of this article

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

[Updated with video] The Silver Spirit cruise ship arrived in Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon [Nov 7], with the 642 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 475 passengers and 370 crew members. The ship departed the Front Street berth this afternoon and is now on its way to the British Virgin Islands. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

The Viking Star cruise ship made its inaugural call to Bermuda this weekend, with the 755 foot long ship sailing into Hamilton carrying an estimated 854 passengers and 545 crew members. Tourism officials have been working to increase visits during the shoulder season, and this year saw, as compared to last year, 17 more cruise calls scheduled to take... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Savvy Poseidon Games Exhibition

Photos/Video: Savvy Poseidon Games Exhibition

[Updated with photos] Savvy Entertainment held the Poseidon Games Exhibition in Dockyard this afternoon [Oct 6] with exhibition rides held throughout the afternoon and entertainment on the dock in between the demonstrations. There was a bouncy slide and a variety of vendors were on hand with food, refreshments and snowballs available for purchase. A... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

[Updated with Dockyard arrival photos] The much anticipated Disney Magic cruise made her inaugural call to Bermuda this morning [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. Disney Magic arriving in DockyardThe ship took on a Bermuda Branch Pilot at approximately 7.15am off St. David’s and made her way up North Shore... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Makin Waves Lobster Tournament

Photos/Video: Makin Waves Lobster Tournament

Makin Waves hosted their 21st official lobster tournament today [Sept 2] with approximately 100 divers taking to the waters around the island. The event was co-sponsored by Goslings, Maui Jim sunglasses and Spar Yard Marine solutions. The heaviest lobster recorded at the event was 9 lbs 8 oz. The 13-minute live video replay is below:Lobster Terriers... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Sandcastle Competition

Photos & Video: Annual Sandcastle Competition

[Updated with photos] A turtle, Bermuda house, moongate, and mermaid were among the works of art that graced the sand of Horseshoe Bay Beach today [Sept 1] as the Bermuda Sandcastle competition was held, with participants showcasing their creativity on the popular Southampton beach. We will update as able with the results and a photo gallery, and in... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Jr. Fishing Tournament Weigh-In

Photos & Video: Jr. Fishing Tournament Weigh-In

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Anglers Club Junior Fishing Tournament is being held this afternoon [Aug 19] with prizes up for grabs in several categories for boys and girls, which include fishing from the shore or from a boat and using a rod and reel or hand line.After a day of fishing, the young anglers made their way to the weigh-in at 3.00pm... Read more of this article