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BWSC Urges Marine Safety During Cup Match

BWSC Urges Marine Safety During Cup Match

The Bermuda Water Safety Council [BWSC] is urging celebrants to be safe in and on the water over the Cup Match holiday, offering tips for the pool and beach, boat operators, swimmers, and participants in the Non-Mariner’s Race. BWSC Chairman Ralph Richardson said, “The 2015 Cup Match holiday is upon us. It is traditional that there will... Read more of this article

28 Teams Take Part In BZS Reef Watch Event

28 Teams Take Part In BZS Reef Watch Event

Although the weather may not have fully cooperated on Saturday, June 27th, the Bermuda Zoological Society’s annual REEF Watch citizen science initiative, sponsored by Hiscox, has proven to be another successful year. The event supports the work of the Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Analysis and Monitoring [BREAM] programme led by chief scientist Dr. Thaddeus... Read more of this article

Photos: Pair Of Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Pair Of Super-Yachts Visit St. George’s

Two super-yachts recently graced the waters of St. George’s, with residents and visitors treated to the sight of both the D’Natalin IV and the Spirit of the C’s. The 164-foot D’Natalin IV is a custom-built vessel, owned by businessman Dennis M. Jones, while the 209.97-foot Spirit of the C’s is a charter vessel built in... Read more of this article

Police Search Finds Missing Female Swimmer

Police Search Finds Missing Female Swimmer

A large number of police cars attended the Clearwater Beach area this evening [July 19] after a woman who had gone swimming was reported missing.A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson confirmed that there was an active search this evening with a report around Clearwater Beach that a group in a boat had lost sighting and contact with a female member... Read more of this article

Photos: Jewelry Collection From Sea Plastics

Photos: Jewelry Collection From Sea Plastics

St George’s artist and designer Tara Cassidy has released a collection of unique jewelry that aims to highlight an environmental cause, with each piece in the collection made from upcycled sea plastics and “inspired by the land, sand and sea of Bermuda.” The La Graza Bermuda website says, “La Garza is proud to announce the release... Read more of this article

Photos: Sailing Ship ‘Tiare Taporo’ In St George’s

Photos: Sailing Ship ‘Tiare Taporo’ In St George’s

The Tiare Taporo, a 130-foot sailing vessel owned by Pacific Schooners, paid a visit to St. George’s this week, bringing with it the interesting history behind the ship’s name. The Pacific Schooners website says, “The name itself is Tahitian and means “lime blossom” [in Cook Islands’ Maori it would be Tiare Tiporo] and was also... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Passenger Arrives With Leg Injury

Cruise Ship Passenger Arrives With Leg Injury

A passenger on board the arriving cruise ship Celebrity Summit was transferred to King Edward Memorial Hospital when the ship docked on Wednesday [July 15]. The 84 yr old male passenger had suffered a leg injury and was in need of immediate medical assistance. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 14th July 11:59pm,... Read more of this article

$3000 Reward: Parrotfish Poaching Information

$3000 Reward: Parrotfish Poaching Information

[Updated] The Bermuda National Trust is offering a $3000 reward for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the person who killed 41 parrotfish on 1 July 2015 in the vicinity of Cooper’s Island. Earlier this month the Department of Environmental Protection said a “serious poaching incident” took place on July 1st when... Read more of this article

Two New Underwater Gliders Arrive At BIOS

Two New Underwater Gliders Arrive At BIOS

Two new underwater gliders arrived at Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] this week and are expected to be gathering data in the waters around Bermuda by the end of the summer. The gliders, each resembling a 6-foot-long airplane, operate on battery power at sea with direction from land-based researchers while carrying a payload of sensors that... Read more of this article

Superyacht ‘D’Natalin IV’ Pays St. George’s Visit

Superyacht ‘D’Natalin IV’ Pays St. George’s Visit

[Updated] The 164-foot superyacht D’Natalin IV recently paid a visit to St. George’s, giving locals a look at the custom-built vessel, owned by businessman Dennis M. Jones. Mr. Jones paid a cool $34 million for the superyacht, representing a small fraction of his multi-billion dollar fortune; according to a story in the New York Times, Mr.... Read more of this article

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