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Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s Sea Life Mural

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s Sea Life Mural

[Written by Don Burgess] An artist painted a sea life mural says he did so to help inspire others to explore their gifts during this pandemic. Dennis Joaquin transformed the wall surrounding his Keith Hall Road home into a 70-foot mural full of dolphins, turtles, and whales among other aquatic creatures. He told Bernews, “I’ve been wanting... Read more of this article

Photos: New Boat Slip Service Launching Soon

Photos: New Boat Slip Service Launching Soon

Shakedown Bottoms Up Boat Works is the new revived traditional boat slip operation that is opening at Great Bay in St. David’s and is being run by well known charter fisherman David Barnes. Mr. Barnes explains the Barnes family has been working towards completion over the last two years, working on the project while operating their charter fishing... Read more of this article

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

The tug En Avant 10 and Resolve Marine’s RMG-1000 barge were docked at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s today [Dec 14], with the marine vessels understood to have stopped by the island to top up on provisions. Muller Dordrecht’s 31 metre tug is fully equipped for offshore rig-moves, seagoing towage, harbour assistance, salvage operations,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Parade In St George’s

Photos & Video: Boat Parade In St George’s

[Updated with photos] St. George’s is holding their Christmas Boat Parade this evening [Nov 30] in the St. George’s Harbour with fifteen entries scheduled to take part. Commentators for the event include Bruce Barritt and Jugglin Jason. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update | The one hour live... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Non Non-Mariners Raft Up

Photos & Video: Non Non-Mariners Raft Up

[Updated with more photos] The Cup Match holiday weekend wrapped up with a raft up event at Mangrove Bay, with revelers taking to the water on boats, inflatables and more.Despite the cancellation of the Non-Mariners’ Race, hundreds of people showed up in order to enjoy the event, which included DJs aboard boats, making for a festive atmosphere... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle arrived in Hamilton on Friday [July 20] as part of its 2019 cadet summer training deployment. A spokesperson previously said, “While in port, cadets from the ‘Eagle’ will participate in community outreach activities with WindReach and the Sandy’s Boat Club Youth Sailing Program. “As the only... Read more of this article

Photos: Robinson’s Fishing Tournament

Photos: Robinson’s Fishing Tournament

After a four year absence, the Robinson’s Marina Fishing Tournament was held on Sunday [June 30] with the tournament being deemed a success. A spokesperson said, “This community-based fishing tournament had previously run for 10 consecutive years. The weather on Sunday was very complimentary and ensured a high participation level with the ability... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Spittal Pond Turns Pink

Photos & Video: Spittal Pond Turns Pink

In addition to our pink sand and pink sports uniforms, we also currently have a pink pond, with the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve in Smiths having turned pink due to a “seasonal plankton bloom.” The Department of Environment and Natural Resources explained that the “intense pink colour of the water in Spittal Pond is due to a seasonal... Read more of this article

Photos: Two Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Two Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Two super-yachts were seen in St. George’s this afternoon [June 25], including the 55-metre ‘Vida’ and the 40-metre ‘Next Chapter.’ According to yachtcharterfleet.com, “The 180.45ft steel motor yacht ‘Vida’ was built by Heesen in Netherlands, she was delivered to her owner in 2019. The yacht’s interior has been designed... Read more of this article

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