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Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

The Government recently advised the public to take “care and caution while in or near the ocean given the increased presence of the Portuguese Man o War,” and one beach in Devonshire is a prime example of this, with dozens of them washed up on the shoreline. While tip toeing carefully around the beach area, wearing shoes and long pants,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Kiss & St David Superyachts Visit

Photos/Video: Kiss & St David Superyachts Visit

Two more superyachts recently paid a visit to Bermuda, with the Kiss, and the rather aptly named St David both seen in the east end. The YachtCharterFleet website said, “The 60m/196’10″ ‘St David’ [ex. Xanadu] motor yacht built by the Italian shipyard Benetti is available for charter for up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. This... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Two Superyachts Visit Bermuda

Photos & Video: Two Superyachts Visit Bermuda

Two superyachts recently paid a visit to Bermuda, including the 206.8-foot long 11/11 and the 305.1-foot long Lady S. The YachtCharterFleet website said, “The 63m/206’8″ ’11/11′ motor yacht built by the Italian shipyard Benetti is available for charter for up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. This multi-award winning yacht features... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Superyacht ‘Nautilus’ Visits Island

Photos/Video: Superyacht ‘Nautilus’ Visits Island

The 239.50-foot long superyacht Nautilus recently paid a visit to Bermuda, with the luxury yacht seen in the east end. The Yachtcharterfleet website said, “The 239.50ft/73m Custom expedition yacht Nautilus was delivered from the Picchiotti shipyard in 2014 and bears an exterior styled by Philippe Briand whilst her refreshing interior has been designed... Read more of this article

Photos: USS Sioux City Vessel Visits Bermuda

Photos: USS Sioux City Vessel Visits Bermuda

The “USS Sioux City” ship is visiting Bermuda, with the local shipping schedule noting that the United States Navy vessel is here for “R&R”, as in rest and recreation. It is the first US Navy vessel to bear the name of Sioux City, Iowa, and is homeported at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Sailing Yacht ‘Adix’ Visits Bermuda

Photos/Video: Sailing Yacht ‘Adix’ Visits Bermuda

[Updated with video] The 213 foot sailing yacht Adix – a triple masted schooner that accommodates 10 passengers and 14 crew – recently paid a visit to Bermuda. A yacht with the same name and that looks like this one, hence appears to be the same one, is notable for once being used to reportedly “smuggle a Picasso painting” out... Read more of this article

Photos: Pilot Boat ‘St. David’ Returns To Island

Photos: Pilot Boat ‘St. David’ Returns To Island

After sustaining damage following “contact with a reef” last year, the pilot boat St. David has returned to Bermuda after undergoing repairs in the United States, with the vessel being brought home by the Oleander. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Ministry of Transport can confirm that the pilot boat, St. David, was involved... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Norwegian Breakaway Arrives

Photos & Video: Norwegian Breakaway Arrives

The cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Sept 29], sailing into the west end. The Ministry of Transport previously said, “The Norwegian Breakaway will make six calls commencing September 29 [arriving Bermuda] from New York with an estimated 3,200 passengers per call.”Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott previously... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

The Pelican of London tall ship is visiting the island, with the sail training trip having an aim to provide young people with “vital skills such as communication, team work, lateral thinking and building self-confidence.” According to their website, “Originally named ‘le Pelican’ the ship was built in France in 1948 to work as a fishing trawler... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Two New Tug Boats Arrive

Photos & Video: Two New Tug Boats Arrive

Two new tug boats arrived on this island this weekend, with the new boats replacing the Department of Marine & Ports Powerful and Faithful boats. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The public is advised that arriving in Bermuda in mid-September, weather permitting, are two new fuel-efficient ‘Damen ASD 2811 Azimuth Stern Drive’ tugs... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s Sea Life Mural

Photos & Video: Dennis Joaquin’s Sea Life Mural

[Written by Don Burgess] An artist painted a sea life mural says he did so to help inspire others to explore their gifts during this pandemic. Dennis Joaquin transformed the wall surrounding his Keith Hall Road home into a 70-foot mural full of dolphins, turtles, and whales among other aquatic creatures. He told Bernews, “I’ve been wanting... Read more of this article

Photos: New Boat Slip Service Launching Soon

Photos: New Boat Slip Service Launching Soon

Shakedown Bottoms Up Boat Works is the new revived traditional boat slip operation that is opening at Great Bay in St. David’s and is being run by well known charter fisherman David Barnes. Mr. Barnes explains the Barnes family has been working towards completion over the last two years, working on the project while operating their charter fishing... Read more of this article

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

The tug En Avant 10 and Resolve Marine’s RMG-1000 barge were docked at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s today [Dec 14], with the marine vessels understood to have stopped by the island to top up on provisions. Muller Dordrecht’s 31 metre tug is fully equipped for offshore rig-moves, seagoing towage, harbour assistance, salvage operations,... Read more of this article