Spirit of Bermuda prepares to fly the flag in Canada and the US

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

The island’s tall ship Spirit of Bermuda is to leave Bermuda today on another expedition to fly the flag in overseas ports-of-call. Spirit is due to set sail from Bermuda to journey to the Canadian Maritime provinces, including Prince Edward Island, Louisbourg an... Read more

Spirit crew load limestone to trade for salt in TCI as crew re-enact centuries-old exchange

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

Youngsters set sail to the Turks and Caicos Islands with a cargo of limestone yesterday to re-enact a centuries-old exchange. (more…)... Read more

Government gives boost to Mary Prince educational programme

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation has received a boost from the Government to support a special educational programme focused on National Hero Mary Prince. The programme, titled “In the Wake of Mary Prince”, was organised in partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Internati... Read more

Students join Spirit of Bermuda to retrace Mary Prince’s steps

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

Youngsters with a taste for adventure will set sail today to learn about the life and impact of the enslaved Bermudian woman Mary Prince. In the Wake of Mary Prince, a programme held between the Bermuda Sloop Foundation and the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, will today take 17 hig... Read more

Champagne moment for ‘humbled’ Christopher Sheehan after Lighthouse trophy double

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

The vast majority of the 186-boat fleet in the Newport Bermuda Race have arrived, with the provisional divisional leaders all confirmed as winners in this year’s 52nd running of the “Thrash to the Onion Patch”. Winning the largest division in the race, the St David’s ... Read more

Ahoy, me hearties! Hostages take the plunge off the pirate’s plank to raise money for charity

The Royal Gazette  |  September 15, 2022

The pirates anchored in Hamilton harbour did not even take mercy on the Right Reverend Nick Dill, the Anglican Bishop of Bermuda, as he was forced to walk the plank and plunge into the choppy waters below. But the man of God took his punishment with aplomb, dressed as Moses, ... Read more