Tag Archives: Bahamas

RCCL Grandeur of the Seas, Newly Refurbished, Catches Fire in the Bahamas, No Serious Injuries

At around 2:50 AM Monday night a fire broke out on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Grandeur of the Seas, which had been bound for Coco Cay, Bahamas. The ship was rerouted to Freeport, Bahamas where the 2,224 passengers and 796 … Continue reading

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Murder of a Tall Ship Sailor – Kyle Bruner, Chief Mate on Liberty Clipper, Gunned Down in Nassau, Bahamas

Sadly, the world is a dangerous place, both at sea and ashore. Over the weekend, Kyle Bruner, chief mate on the schooner Liberty Clipper  was murdered in Nassau, Bahamas while attempting to stop a mugging.  As reported by NBC Chicago: Kyle … Continue reading

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Alexander von Humboldt Moving to the Bahamas

In November we posted about the first shakedown day cruise of the Alexander von Humboldt II, Germany’s newest tall ship.  The new ship, operated by Deutsche Stiftung Sail Training (DSST), is replacing the 1906 built Alexander von Humboldt which has been sailing as a … Continue reading

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Dolphin Sunday – Part 3: The Wild Dolphin Project

A fascinating look at the research of Denise Herzing, who has been studying dolphins in the Bahamas for 25years. Next year she is beginning an attempt to use technology to engage in two way communication with dolphins. The Wild Dolphin Project [iframe: width=”480″ … Continue reading

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