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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

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

The 2018 RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race was held on Sunday [Aug 12] with a fleet of 17 boats registered to race and 11 completing the course. First across the line was David Selley and Mathew Smith in A29 who also took class honors and set a new A Class record in a time of 55:11. B Class honors went to Quince Dowling and Tai Bean in B441 with... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Raft Up Held At Mangrove Bay

Photos & Videos: Raft Up Held At Mangrove Bay

The holiday weekend wrapped up with a raft up event at Mangrove Bay, with onlookers enjoying the sights of 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 for... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ‘Blessing Of The Boats’ Ceremony

Photos/Video: ‘Blessing Of The Boats’ Ceremony

[Updated with photos] The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — is taking place this morning [June 17], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend Tom Slawson being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that gather at Chapel of Ease Dock. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 45-minute replay is belowThe... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Powerboat Racing Association held their latest round of racing this afternoon [June 10] at Ferry Reach in the east end, with nine boats registered to race, with one pulling out just prior to start due to engine issues. “Offshore racing commenced with a battle between the two S Class Boats, S20 driven by Aaron... Read more of this article

Photos: Abandoned Boats Removed This Year

Photos: Abandoned Boats Removed This Year

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources [DENR] today [May 31] confirmed that a total of 25 ‘Abandoned and Derelict Vessels’ [ADVs] have been recovered from our shorelines and disposed of at the Airport Waste Management Facility in recent months. A spokesperson said, “This represents approximately one third of the total ADVs... Read more of this article

Photos: James Perry Cup Comet Class Regatta

Photos: James Perry Cup Comet Class Regatta

[Updated with photos] The St. George’s Harbour was busy, as along with the Fitted Dingy racing this weekend, the Bermuda Comet Class took to the waters for the James Perry Cup. Stephen Dickinson showed no rust signs winning the four race Regatta. Dickinson and his crew Heath Foggo picked up three wins and a second place finish to end with three points,... Read more of this article

Photos: Three Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Three Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Three superyachts are paying a visit to St. George’s, including the vessels Georgia, Time For Us, and Vixit Georgia is a 159-foot long sail yacht that can accommodate up to twelve guests and up to eight crew, and is listed at a sale price of $15,950,000. The superyacht Time For Us is a 122-foot long luxury vessel that can accommodate... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

[Updated] The 2018 Bermuda Powerboat Association [BPBA] season got underway this afternoon [May 20] at Spanish Point Boat Club [SPBC] with the race course spanning the waters of the Great Sound. Seven boats from different classes took part in this season opener and spectators watched from both sea and land with pleasure boats about the course and spectators... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

[Updated with photos] After spending a few days enjoying Bermuda’s hospitality, the ARC Europe sailing rally left the island from St George’s this morning [May 16]. Organizers previously said, “Typically most crews leaving from Tortola have spent the winter season cruising in the Caribbean, as the boats have slowly worked their way north to... Read more of this article

Photos: Fourth Winter Lionfish Derby A Success

Photos: Fourth Winter Lionfish Derby A Success

The fourth Winter Lionfish Derby, sponsored by Conyers Imports was held from January 1 through January 31, with a wrap-up party and awards ceremony taking place at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] recently. A spokesperson said, “Here’s a few things about the very successful winter Lionfish Derby. For starters, we had 60 people... Read more of this article