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Photos: Superyacht ‘Elysian’ Visits Bermuda

Photos: Superyacht ‘Elysian’ Visits Bermuda

The superyacht Elysian recently visited the island, with the 253-foot long luxury vessel seen berthed in St George’s yesterday. According to Yachtcharterfleet.com, the Elysian has charter rates from $392,000 -$448,000 per week, and sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 rooms, including a master suite, 1 VIP stateroom and 2 twin cabins, and is capable of carrying... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos/Videos: Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

[Updated with photos] The fourth annual St. George’s Marine Expo hosted by Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with title sponsor RUBiS Energy Bermuda, is being held today [May 19] at Ordnance Island in St George’s from 11.00am – 6.00pm. One of the highlights this year is the partnership with the Bermuda Powerboat Association... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

[Updated] The Royal Naval ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda and can be seen docked in Hamilton Harbour. Last week the Royal Bermuda Regiment said, “The UK soldiers will work with the RBR to share expertise and experience in humanitarian and disaster relief [HADR] before they join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay when it docks... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

[Updated] A seal was found in the east end this morning [March 19], laying in the vicinity of Tobacco Bay Beach. It was found by a member of the public who alerted the authorities, who arrived and removed the seal with the assistance of onlookers, who helped carry the seal up the incline. 17-minute live replay of the seal being removed:The seal was... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Bermuda Container Line Ltd.’s [BCL] new custom-built container and roll-on/roll-off vessel, M.V. Oleander, arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [March 15]. The company previously said, “BCL’s new Oleander is as fast and is more fuel efficient at higher speeds. The biggest change is the extended garage space, which has almost tripled the vehicle’s... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Pelican of London is presently visiting the island, with the sail training trip having an aim to provide young people with “vital skills such as communication, team work, lateral thinking and building self-confidence.” According to their website, “Originally named ‘le Pelican’ the ship was built... Read more of this article

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