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Photos: Super Yacht ‘T6′ Docks In St. George’s

Photos: Super Yacht ‘T6′ Docks In St. George’s

The super-yacht T6 recently paid a visit to St. George’s, giving people both on shore and off a look at its size and features, which include a dedicated helicopter hangar. Built in 2007, T6 measures in at 48.5 metres long, with five cabins able to house 10 guests. An online description of the vessel says, “With an extraordinary range of... Read more of this article

Maritime Scholarships: Lampit, Todd & Simmons

Maritime Scholarships: Lampit, Todd & Simmons

Concordia Maritime [Bermuda] Ltd. has provided three deserving students — Hannah Lampit, Denzel Todd and Elijah Simmons — with financial scholarships totalling $10,000.00. Angelique Burgess, Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee said the scholarship programme began in 2011 after it was recognized that there were very few scholarships... Read more of this article

Man Shows Mussels, Cleared Of Illegal Fishing

Man Shows Mussels, Cleared Of Illegal Fishing

A man was cleared of illegal fishing on Friday [Aug 21] after revealing his catch of mussels to the Police, and a Fisheries Officer confirmed that no illegal fishing had taken place. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday 21st August 12:16pm, A member of the public calls BMOC to report his suspicion of an individual... Read more of this article

Oracle Team USA’s Boat 2 Arrives In Bermuda

Oracle Team USA’s Boat 2 Arrives In Bermuda

America’s Cup defending champion Oracle Team USA received a special delivery recently when boat two arrived in Bermuda. The second AC45T [the T being for Turbo, or Test, or Terribly fast] is a test platform the team is using as it develops its design for the new America’s Cup Class boat it will race in 2017.The boat arrived broken down into... Read more of this article

Debris Thrown In Ocean Harming Sea Turtles

Debris Thrown In Ocean Harming Sea Turtles

[Written by Don Burgess] Residents are being urged not to throw debris into the ocean after another sea turtle was found dead recently. Two swimmers near the channel off of Dockyard recently found a turtle floating dead in the water. The animal had become entangled in fishing line and strangled to death. At the end of June, four boys—Kaiser Dill,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Radio Stresses Float-Plan Importance

Bermuda Radio Stresses Float-Plan Importance

Bermuda Radio officials stressed the importance of mariners keeping adequate communication with shore contacts and filing a ‘float-plan’ [PDF here] with Bermuda Radio after receiving a call on Saturday [Aug 15] from a member of the public concerned for family members who were overdue from a night fishing trip. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Recovers Abandoned Dinghy

Spirit Of Bermuda Recovers Abandoned Dinghy

A drifting 12 foot dinghy with no occupants was recovered on Wednesday [Aug 12] by Spirit of Bermuda volunteers after crew from the St. George’s ferry Millennium reported seeing the drifting dinghy on the edge of the Narrows Channel. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 12 August 10:45am, a VHF radio call was received... Read more of this article

Fishing Vessel Gets Assistance: Towed To Safety

Fishing Vessel Gets Assistance: Towed To Safety

With assistance from a number of vessels, a fishing vessel with three people on board was eventually towed to safety on Monday {Aug 10] after experiencing engine difficulties. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said, “On Monday 10th August 7:58am, Bermuda Radio receives a VHF radio call from the fishing vessel ‘Ordinary People’.... Read more of this article

Pilot Gig Club Of Bermuda Holds Inaugural Event

Pilot Gig Club Of Bermuda Holds Inaugural Event

The newly formed Pilot Gig Club of Bermuda held its inaugral main event on the first day of Cup Match as two teams raced the three-quarter mile long course in Ferry Reach, with a trophy presentation taking place last night [Aug 10] for the winning boat and pilot, with St George’s claiming the title.A spokesperson previously said, “The... Read more of this article

Investigation Into Possible Spearfishing Incident

Investigation Into Possible Spearfishing Incident

A sighting of three people on a boat with spears in an area where spearfishing is not permitted has resulted in an investigation by the Department of Environmental Protection. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said, “On August 9, a member of the public called reporting having sighted a boat with three persons on board in wetsuits putting... Read more of this article

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