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Photos: Super-Yachts In St George’s Harbour

Photos: Super-Yachts In St George’s Harbour

St George’s Harbour continues to see buzzing activity with the visit this past week of over 40 yachts participating in the World Cruising Club Spring rallies; ARC Europe and ARC USA, and the arrival of two vessels from the Royal Canadian Navy which were berthed at Penno’s Wharf. Other visits included the 61.80 metre super motor yacht Sealyon... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 7 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

BUEI Talks To Screen Episode 7 Of ‘Ocean Vet’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Gass Productions will present episode seven of the ongoing “Ocean Vet” series at an installment of the BUEI Talks series on May 23 and May 26. The screening of the episode – titled “The Black Grouper” and narrated by actor Michael Douglas – will be held at 7.30pm... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Day Holiday Policing & Safety

Video: Bermuda Day Holiday Policing & Safety

[Updated with video] Members from the Road Safety Council and CADA joined Chief Inspector Nicolas Pedro of the Bermuda Police Service today [May 20] “to advise the public on a number of matters to ensure a peaceful and safe time during this year’s Heritage Day holiday weekend.” Remarks from the Police Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ARC Rally Boats Depart Bermuda

Photos/Video: ARC Rally Boats Depart Bermuda

After spending a few days enjoying Bermuda’s hospitality, yachts sailing under the flags of many different nations left Bermuda today [May 17] to make the 1800 nautical mile journey to Horta in the Azores or on to Portsmouth, Virginia. Most of the group set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on May 7th as part of the World Cruising Club... Read more of this article

Photos: Canadian Navy Vessels Visit St George’s

Photos: Canadian Navy Vessels Visit St George’s

Two vessels from the Royal Canadian Navy are currently visiting the island and can be seen berthed at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s. The Royal Canadian Navy website says, “The Kingston-class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels [MCDVs] are multi-role minor war vessels with a primary mission of coastal surveillance and patrol including... Read more of this article

Bermuda Water Safety Seminar Postponed

Bermuda Water Safety Seminar Postponed

The Bermuda Water Safety Seminar will be postponing the seminar slated for Sunday May 15th, saying that it is partly due to weather forecast, and as registrations have been also low to this point. “Winds are expected to be as high as 24 knots which would make carrying out the exercises a bit difficult. The Council will discuss a future date... Read more of this article

Photos: Open House Onboard M/V Somers Isles

Photos: Open House Onboard M/V Somers Isles

Following on the success of a previous event, Somers Isles Shipping Ltd. [SISL] hosted an Open House this afternoon [May 12] onboard the M/V Somers Isles which was docked at Pier 5/6 in Hamilton. Approximately 1000 people took advantage of the opportunity with over 550 adults and 400 children attending according to organisers. Somers Isles Shipping... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Lifeguard Training Course

Photos: Bermuda Lifeguard Training Course

The Department of Parks recently hosted a three-day intense training course for lifeguards, with the training being held for returning lifeguards that have already qualified and have worked with the Department in previous years. A spokesperson said, “Considered ‘Professional Rescuers,’ lifeguards must stay up to date with current practices... Read more of this article

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

“Increased Presence” Of Portuguese Man-of-War

The Department of Parks said they wish to advise the public that “current onshore wind conditions have caused an increased presence of Portuguese Man-of-War [PMOW] at Horseshoe Bay today” and have advised the “swimming public to take extreme care and caution while in or near the ocean over the next few days.”A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos: Four Super-Yachts Visit St George’s

Photos: Four Super-Yachts Visit St George’s

The first annual St. George’s Marine Expo was held this past Sunday, with three super-yachts gracing the east end during the proceedings, with the Mia Elise II, Tsumat, and OKTO all seen in St George’s. The 216-foot OKTO has a futuristic design with a long list of state of the art amenities, costing some $500,000 per week to charter and listed... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Pilots On “Anthem Of The Seas”

Video: Bermuda Pilots On “Anthem Of The Seas”

A visit by the 1,141-foot Quantum Class Anthem of the Seas today [May 2] marked the largest cruise ship to ever visit Bermuda, with the vessel stopping in Dockyard carrying thousands of passengers. Deputy Pilot Warden Mario Thompson and Senior Pilot Wendell Burchall guided the massive ship in, remarking on a “really good trip” when all was... Read more of this article

Photos: First Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos: First Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with a Committee of St. George’s Stakeholders hosted their first Annual Marine Expo today [May 1] on Ordnance Island and Kings Square. The area was transformed into a festive setting of flags, tents and boats while featuring an array of marine related products, services, sports, and seminars. A... Read more of this article

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