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Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] recently conducted simulated water rescue training near Stokes Bay, St George’s. Fire Service spokesperson Lt. Leonard Davis said, “The training exercise was conducted in an attempt to prepare Fire Service staff for the possibility of an aircraft water rescue. The Fire/ Rescue Water Craft of the... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Newport Bermuda Vessels Dock

Slideshow: Newport Bermuda Vessels Dock

The yachts that took part in the 2014 Newport Bermuda Yacht Race have filled the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in Hamilton, docking in order to enjoy island hospitality following a grueling ocean crossing. The 2014 iteration of the race was won by George Sakellaris’ big white Richel/Pugh mini-maxi Shockwave, crossing the finish line off Bermuda’s St.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video/Results: Round The Island Race

Photos/Video/Results: Round The Island Race

The 2014 Seagull Round-The-Island Race was recently held with boats starting and finishing at the Spanish Point Boat Club. Michael Bean in Slippery won the Gray Cup for fastest elapsed time [excl. classes G, H] while first boat across the line with a prop spring and stock engine [A, B, E1A, E1B] was Ding Gull Berry.Keith Bridges in Friendship had... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Paddle Board Race At Clearwater

Photos, Video: Paddle Board Race At Clearwater

[Updated with video] The 32SixtyFour Paddle Race series kicked off this morning [June 16] at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s, with over twenty racers hitting the waters.Glenn Mello won the 14 foot division 10K in a time of 1:09:48, Stuart Joblin won the 12 foot 6 division 10K in a time of 1:11:07, Scott Watson‐Brown won the Surfboard division 10K... Read more of this article

Photos: Round De Island Seagull Race Start

Photos: Round De Island Seagull Race Start

[Updated] The 2014 Seagull Round-The-Island Race got underway this morning [June 14] from the Spanish Point Boat Club, and according to the organisers over 70 boats signed up for the race.Dozens of crafts made their way to the boat club early this morning with many making final adjustments to engines and most stocking their boats with supplies.Sponsor... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Blessing Of The Boats Since 1849

Photos/Video: Blessing Of The Boats Since 1849

A Bermudian tradition that dates back to the mid 1800s took place this morning [June 1], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend David Raths being rowed in choppy waters from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that had gathered. The “Blessing of the Boats” arises from the long established connection of the people of St David’s Island... Read more of this article

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

The $38 million luxury motor yacht Lady Joy arrived in Bermuda yesterday afternoon [Apr 22], with the 157-ft vessel docked at the Bermuda Yacht Services facility on Ordnance Island in St George’s. Built in 2007 by Christensen, the Lady Joy sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms, is capable of carrying up to 11 crew onboard and offers elevator... Read more of this article

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

Photos: Whales Breach During Ocean Vet Outing

One of Bernews photographers had the opportunity to tag along with the Ocean Vet team of Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, getting the chance to see a variety of ocean life in action as the cameras rolled for the production of the 12-part television series.The team has been leaving Flatts inlet on a 30 foot custom Predator catamaran with seven people... Read more of this article

Photos: Atlantic Guardian Cable Ship Docks

Photos: Atlantic Guardian Cable Ship Docks

The cable ship Atlantic Guardian arrived in Bermuda on Wednesday afternoon [Apr 2], with plans to depart on Thursday, April 3. The ship was docked thanks to help from Bermuda Yacht Services. The Atlantic Guardian will saw crew change while docked in Bermuda, with new sailors taking over before the vessel continues on its way to Norway; the new crew... Read more of this article

Photos: “Kamalaya” Super-Yacht In Bermuda

Photos: “Kamalaya” Super-Yacht In Bermuda

The 180 ft super yacht Kamalaya is presently docked in St. George’s, with the luxurious vessel stopping in Bermuda on her way from Florida to the United Kingdom.Built in the Netherlands and designed by Tim Heywood, she was delivered to her owner in 2013, and comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests overnight in 6 cabins, and carries up to 13... Read more of this article