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Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend line-up of events continued today [June 17] with the BHW Raft Up held at Shelly Bay Beach this afternoon. The Raft Up saw boats anchoring in the area and people either gathering on the beach or making their way by swimming to get closer to the floating barge that housed the sound system. The event which was free to attend... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

The Parade of Sail of the visiting tall ships was held today [June 5] with the ships departing Hamilton this morning, travelling down North Shore and most anchoring in St. George’s Harbour. Time-lapse at Fort St. Catherine [Watch full 29-minute live stream replay here]:We unofficially understand that the ships departure has been delayed due... Read more of this article

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

St. George’s played host to a visiting French Navy vessel recently with the 54.8 metre ship berthing at Penno’s Wharf and Bermuda High School for Girls students taking the opportunity to be guided on a tour of the vessel. According to their website, the “La Capricieuse is the 3rd unit of the series of ten patrollers of the Navy type... Read more of this article

Superyachts Pass By Each Other In St George’s

Superyachts Pass By Each Other In St George’s

As the summer approaches, the island continues to welcome marine visitors, with a steady flow of vessels visiting the island, with this weekend seeing two luxury superyachts pass by each other in St George’s, with the 154-foot long arriving ‘A2′ passing by the 137-foot long departing ‘M4′ in St George’s Harbour. Marine... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with a Committee of St. George’s Stakeholders and title sponsor RUBIS Energy Bermuda hosted their annual St George’s Marine Expo this weekend, with the area was transformed into a festive setting, featuring an array of marine related products, services, sports, demonstrations as well... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

America’s new 200-foot tall ship — the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry — arrived in Hamilton Harbour today [April 9] on a voyage hosted in partnership with Ocean Navigator magazine for adults learning the skill of offshore celestial navigation and marine meteorology. With a main mast that towers 13 ½ stories high, 19 spars, 20 sails and seven... Read more of this article

Photos: Boat That Sank In Hurricane Raised

Photos: Boat That Sank In Hurricane Raised

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] Over the past two days, Jepheth Newton has watched and assisted with his 92-foot trawler Esperanza being raised from the bottom of the harbour in St David’s. The boat sank during Hurricane Nicole last October when it was driven against former gambling boat Niobe Corinthian. Government ordered the salvage job... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Pirates’ Make People ‘Walk The Plank’

Photos: ‘Pirates’ Make People ‘Walk The Plank’

The Pirates of Bermuda took people “hostage” yesterday [March 12] forcing them to ‘walk the plank’ into chilly waters of Hamilton Harbour — but all in the name of a good cause. Organised by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation as part of its fundraising for the Spirit of Bermuda sail training programmes, friends and family can choose to donate... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Photos/Video: Rescued Ninah Crew Arrive Home

Crew members from the damaged and abandoned 75ft vessel ‘Ninah’ arrived on the island this morning [Jan 20] after being rescued at sea and picked up by the merchant vessel ‘Hercules Leader’. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Center previously said that ‘Ninah’ was damaged yesterday after being struck by a wave approximately 250 miles... Read more of this article

Pacific Princess Docked Along Front Street Today

Pacific Princess Docked Along Front Street Today

The Bermuda registered Pacific Princess is currently docked at Front Street having arrived this morning [Dec 17] from Ponta Delgada in the Azores. The arrival represents the last scheduled cruise ship visit to the island for this year. The ship which was expected to be carrying approximately 700 passengers and over 300 crew will depart this afternoon... Read more of this article

Photos: Annual Round The Island Seagull Race

Photos: Annual Round The Island Seagull Race

The 2016 Round the Island Seagull Race took place today [June 25] with the race starting this morning at the Sandys Boat Club and saw participants travelling in an anti-clockwise direction around Bermuda. According to the organisers over 80 boats had registered to take part in the event. Spectators gathered along with the racers as the race preparations... Read more of this article

Photos: America’s Cup Foil Fest At Dockyard

Photos: America’s Cup Foil Fest At Dockyard

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s three resident America’s Cup teams opened their doors today [June 25] and thousands showed up to get a look inside the teams bases, meet the sailors and watch three drags races between the “super charged” test AC45s, right off the cruise ship berths in Dockyard. In the end SoftBank Team Japan emerged victorious... Read more of this article

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — took place this morning [June 5], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend David Raths being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that had gathered at Chapel of Ease Dock. Bishop Dill was rowed across by the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club in ‘Pilot Harry Fox’... Read more of this article