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Photos/Video: Surfers Hit TS Gabrielle’s Swells

Photos/Video: Surfers Hit TS Gabrielle’s Swells

[Updated with video] Today [Sep 11] saw surfers take to Horseshoe Beach this morning and afternoon to take advantage of the remnant swells of Tropical Storm Gabrielle. Below are images of surfers at Horseshoe Bay Beach:Waves ran 3-6 feet in very close combinations with most waves breaking almost right away, but the surfers were lucky enough to get... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda Challenge Boat Tour

Photos/Video: Bermuda Challenge Boat Tour

Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin roared into Bermuda at 12.39am on Thursday [Aug 22], breaking the Bermuda Challenge record with their time of 15 hours and 48 minutes. Traveling in their Skater 399 powered by twin Cummins diesels and Arneson Surface Drives, the pair encountered broken propellers twice on the journey, stopping the boat to replace them with... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: NY To Bermuda Record Broken

Video & Photos: NY To Bermuda Record Broken

Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin set another record in the 765 mile New York to Bermuda race, crossing the finish line in St George’s at 12.39am today [Aug 22] in a time of 15 hours 48 minutes. Despite two stops along the way caused by issues with the propellers, the two men managed to chip an hour off the old Bermuda Challenge record. The first... Read more of this article

Slideshow & Video: Seagull Boat Poker Race

Slideshow & Video: Seagull Boat Poker Race

Today [Aug 17] saw approximately half dozen Seagull watercraft take to the seas, launching from the Spanish Point Boat Club just after 10:30am.The route had boats leaving SPBC heading through Two Rock Passage into Hamilton Harbor, around White’s Island, alongside Harbour Road, towards and then around Darrell’s Island, then Pearl Island... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Around The Island Boat Race

Photos/Results: Around The Island Boat Race

[Updated] Preparations are underway for the 2013 Around the Island Powerboat Race, which gets underway at 2pm in Ferry Reach today [Aug 11]. There are seventeen boats competing the annual event, which sees racers navigate around Bermuda at top speed, with last year seeing a fastest time overall of just under 34 minutes.The race starts at Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Photos: Optinam Youth Sailing Race Preparation

Photos: Optinam Youth Sailing Race Preparation

Yesterday [July 4] saw teams from some of the 180 competitors from 19 countries making final preparations before they set off for the Parade Of Sail yesterday afternoon at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Boats and kids abounded down at Barr’s Bay Park, which is race central for the event. Bright colours, white sails and hulls and flags of the... Read more of this article

Photos: 547lb, 641lb, 668lb Marlin Weighed In

Photos: 547lb, 641lb, 668lb Marlin Weighed In

[Updated with photos/info/video] With more than $300,000 prize money on the line, three marlins weighing over 500lbs were landed today [July 4], as the World Cup Blue Marlin Championship is underway with 46 teams in Bermuda competing with anglers around the world. The “Sea Toy” pulled into Albouy’s Point at around 10.30am with a 547lb... Read more of this article

Photos: US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Arrives

Photos: US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Arrives

[Updated with photos] The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Bermuda today [June 29] as part of its 2013 cadet summer training deployment. Docked in Hamilton, the 295-foot tall ship is the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service. It was constructed in 1936 in Germany and originally used by the German Navy. The United States took the... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Spanish Point Powerboat Races

Photos/Results: Spanish Point Powerboat Races

The Bermuda Powerboat Association held the Grand Prix and National Race off the Spanish Point Boat Club on Sunday [June 23]. In the Grand Prix Race, Jody Carreiro and Bradley Simons won the A Class, with Gregory Focke and Gregory Simons finished in 2nd place. Mark Selley and Shelby Rodrigues powered their boat to the B Class win. The Stock D Class in... Read more of this article

Photos: Second Leg Of One-Two Yacht Race

Photos: Second Leg Of One-Two Yacht Race

Fifteen yachts took to the start line of the Bermuda One-Two Yacht Race second leg on Thursday [June 20] in St George’s Harbour. As of 10.00am this morning [Friday], Resolute was leading the pack approximately 145 nautical miles off Bermuda. Resolute with owner D. Scott Miller was first in their class to arrive in Bermuda on June 12 in the race... Read more of this article


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