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Marine & Ports Services Boat Removal Advisory

Marine & Ports Services Boat Removal Advisory

The Department of Marine & Ports Services reminded the public that they should remove any boats that broke loose or were wrecked during Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo to a repair facility or safe location as soon as they can, adding that all vessels still lying wrecked as of November 10th will come under the Bermuda wreck removal process... Read more of this article

NASA: Gonzalo Stirred Up Our Ocean Sediment

NASA: Gonzalo Stirred Up Our Ocean Sediment

[Updated] NASA has released ‘before and after’ satellite photos of Bermuda and our surrounding waters, revealing how Hurricane Gonzalo stirred up the sediment from the ocean bottom. The statement from NASA said, “NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites captured before and after images of Bermuda and surrounding waters before and after... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Boat Recovery Operations

Photos & Videos: Boat Recovery Operations

[Updated] Dealing with the daunting task of recovering boats that were damaged, sunk or grounded during Hurricane Gonzalo is underway, with marine contractors and boat owners busy working to save the many watercraft that were affected.From the west end to the east end of the island, numerous boats can be spotted at rest on the coastlines with evidence... Read more of this article

“Mess Around” Saved After Hurricane Gonzalo

“Mess Around” Saved After Hurricane Gonzalo

The well known St. George’s fishing boat “Mess Around” has been resurrected after sinking at a dock in St. David’s during Hurricane Gonzalo. The vessel, owned by St George’s charter fisherman Joe Kelly, was back at its normal spot pictured below at its Ordnance Island with friends assisting with getting the vessel secure.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Boats During & After Gonzalo

Photos/Video: Boats During & After Gonzalo

While Hurricane Gonzalo caused a damage on land when made a direct hit on us this weekend, its effect was felt very strongly on the water as well, with a number of boats falling victim to the high winds and rough surf. Compilation video of boats during/after the hurricane:For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here, for coverage of the impact... Read more of this article

Man Rescued From Boat In St David’s Today

Man Rescued From Boat In St David’s Today

Emergency service personnel today [Oct 17] helped pluck a man from a boat being battered by heavy seas, with his boat — which was at the Chapel of Ease dock – hit by high seas and strong winds, resulting in the emergency services going to his rescue at around 4pm. Members of the Regiment’s Operational Support Unit [OSU] and the airport-based... Read more of this article

Photos: BWSC Holds Fall Seminar & Cruise

Photos: BWSC Holds Fall Seminar & Cruise

The Bermuda Water Safety Council [BWSC] recently held its second annual fall seminar and safety cruise, with nearly 50 participants attending the session. Held at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, the seminar included a series of lectures covering topics including navigation and safety equipment, the use of radio equipment, and personal flotation devices,... Read more of this article

Photos: “Turmoil” Diverts To Island For Repairs

Photos: “Turmoil” Diverts To Island For Repairs

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received correspondence yesterday [Oct 6] from the 64 metre motor yacht Turmoil indicating the vessel was diverting to Bermuda due to water ingress through an exhaust outlet. Turmoil arrived safely in St. George’s Harbour this morning and is now berthed at Pennos Wharf.Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre... Read more of this article

Bubble Traveler: ‘I Was Not Asking For Rescue’

Bubble Traveler: ‘I Was Not Asking For Rescue’

[Updated] A man who was rescued after attempting to travel from Miami to Bermuda in a bubble has said he was not asking to be rescued, and is now soliciting donations online to rebuild the bubble so he can keep his “dream alive to run across land and sea.” Reza Baluchi’s ambitious attempt to travel from Miami to Bermuda in a bubble ended... Read more of this article

Zoological Society’s Natural History Course

Zoological Society’s Natural History Course

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is hosting their 2014 Fall Natural History Course from October 2 to November 1, 2014. The course will see lectures take place on Thursdays from 6.15pm to 8.45pm, with field trips planned for Sundays. Thee fee for the entire course is $140 for BZS Members and $170 for non-members, with membership available at application,... Read more of this article


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