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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

Non-Mariners’ Race Cancelled This Year

Non-Mariners’ Race Cancelled This Year

Citing “dwindling participation, a change in the economics of the event, and increasing difficulty in finding volunteers to organise and run the affair,” the Sandys Boat Club announced that the Non-Mariners’ Race will not be held this year, but noted this “does not include the raft-up parties that take place.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

NonMariners Donates To Bermuda Sailors’ Home

NonMariners Donates To Bermuda Sailors’ Home

Following the recent NonMariners’ Race, the event’s ‘NonCommitte’ presented a donation of $1,000 to the Bermuda Sailors’ Home. A spokesperson said, “This cheque, in the amount of $1000.00, was raised at the annual NonMariners’ Race, hosted by Sandys Boat Club. The “NonWinner” of the 2017 “NonRace” was the Mariners... Read more of this article

“Sinking Of H.M.S. OBA” Wins Non Mariners

“Sinking Of H.M.S. OBA” Wins Non Mariners

The “Sinking of the H.M.S. OBA” won NonLine honours and best political satire at yesterday’s Non Mariners Event, with the noncraft featuring the OBA’s logo, and a play on their election slogan of ‘Non Forward Together’. A spokesperson said, “The Sandys Boat Club and the NonMariner’s Committee would like to thank all who... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video & Photos: Non Mariners Race

Two Hour Video & Photos: Non Mariners Race

[Updated] People made their way to the west end by both land and sea as the annual Non-Mariners Race took place today [Aug 6], hosted by the Sandys Boat Club, with the ‘non-event’ seeing unusual watercraft taking to the water. This year saw less than half a dozen entrants, which included the ‘Sinking of the HMS OBA’ and the ‘Foiling... Read more of this article

2017 Non-Mariners Race Set For August 6

2017 Non-Mariners Race Set For August 6

Sandys Boat Club has announced that this year’s Non-Mariner’s Race will take place on Sunday, August 6. A spokesperson said, “Always a great way to round off your Cup Match holiday, this not-to-be missed charitable event kicks off at 1:07:79, plus or minus a few minutes. The chosen beneficiary of last year’s event, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation,... Read more of this article

Court: Jahfari Raynor Denies Wounding Charge

Court: Jahfari Raynor Denies Wounding Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Aug 3], a 24-year-old man denied wounding another man following this year’s Non-Mariners event. Jahfari Raynor pleaded not guilty to unlawfully wounding another man on 31st July this year, with the Court hearing it allegedly took place at the melee at Mangrove Bay Beach shortly after the Non-Mariners event. Magistrate... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To “Water-Side Melee”

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To “Water-Side Melee”

Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying anyone who may have been involved with the “water-side melee at Mangrove Bay” yesterday, which resulted in at least two people being taken to hospital for treatment of injuries, and one person being arrested. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is... Read more of this article

Photos Set #2: 2016 Non-Mariners In Sandys

Photos Set #2: 2016 Non-Mariners In Sandys

The 44th annual Non-Mariners Race took place in Sandys yesterday [July 31], bringing people from across the island together in order to take in the unique spectacle. The event saw the Non-Calypso Pipe Band leading the Non-Committee in parade to Mangrove Bay Beach to observe the construction of this year’s Non-Craft. Hosted by Sandys Boat Club,... Read more of this article

Male Arrested After Man Stabbed In Sandys

Male Arrested After Man Stabbed In Sandys

[Updated] At approximately 5.20pm today, the police responded to a “water-side melee” at Mangrove Bay, in which “males in the water became combative towards each other throwing bottles and other projectiles.” An 18-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital, an 18-year-old woman was also taken to the hospital after being... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Non-Mariners Event In Sandys

Photos: 2016 Non-Mariners Event In Sandys

The 44th annual Non-Mariners Race took place in Sandys this afternoon [July 31], with the Non-Calypso Pipe Band leading the Non-Committee in parade to Mangrove Bay Beach to observe the construction of this year’s Non-Craft.Hosted by Sandys Boat Club, the always popular ‘non-event’ attract large crowds who come by both land and sea, and involves... Read more of this article

This Year’s Non-Mariners Race Set For July 31

This Year’s Non-Mariners Race Set For July 31

Looking for something silly and wacky  to do to wrap up Cup Match this year? If so, the organisers of the NonMariners race are inviting you to head on down to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday, July 31st. A spokesperson said, “The 44th NonMariners Race will kick off in Mangrove Bay just before noon this year, with the Non-Calypso Pipe Band leading the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: 2015 Non Mariners Race

Photo Set #3: 2015 Non Mariners Race

Droves of people made their way by both land and sea to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday afternoon [Aug 2] to take part in the last big event for the holiday weekend — the annual Non-Mariners Race. The race, or more correctly the “non-race” sees objects fashioned into watercraft take to the water with hopes of staying afloat long enough... Read more of this article