Tag: Bermuda marine

Fox News Spotlights Bermuda Undersea Walk

Fox News Spotlights Bermuda Undersea Walk

In a piece highlighting “13 family-friendly dive sites for your kids,” Fox News has spotlighted Hartley’s Undersea Walk, the unique helmet diving experience offered on the island. About Hartley’s Bermuda Undersea Walk, Fox News — which calls us the “Caribbean island of Bermuda” — says, “You can have... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of 53 year old Mark Whayman.] Late last night [Sept 21] a sailboat with seven people onboard ran aground in Castle Harbour, and according to a statement from the BMOC, the skipper dove into the water and knocked himself unconscious. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene and the injured man was... Read more of this article

Water Safety Council To Hold Boat Seminar

Water Safety Council To Hold Boat Seminar

Following last year’s successful water safety fall seminar, the Bermuda Water Safety Council has revealed plans for the second fall boat safety seminar and flare operation cruise to all Bermuda boaters and operators. A spokesperson said, “On hand for the presentations will be Chairman of the Bermuda Water Safety Council, Ralph Richardson, Denis... Read more of this article

Boat Operator To Appear In Magistrates Court

Boat Operator To Appear In Magistrates Court

The police have confirmed that the operator of the boat that spent two nights stranded at sea recently has been “issued with several summonses and will appear in Magistrates’ Court in the near future regarding the offences that were committed.” Two people onboard a 17ft boat were stranded at sea for two nights after their vessel suffered... Read more of this article

EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup On Weekend

EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup On Weekend

The EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] has said that they are “delighted to welcome EY as the sponsor.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda has hundreds of coves and beaches and miles of shoreline, so there are opportunities for more teams and more volunteers to sign... Read more of this article

30Ft Boat Runs Aground Off Spanish Point

30Ft Boat Runs Aground Off Spanish Point

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said that at 9.46pm on Saturday [Sept 13] they received a cell call from a member of public located at Spanish Point Boat club reporting the 30ft pleasure craft Anger Management had just run aground hard on the rocks at the navigation marker, offshore from the Spanish Point Boat Club. “Expressing concern... Read more of this article

Masterworks Calls For Art Prize Submissions

Masterworks Calls For Art Prize Submissions

Masterworks is inviting the public to celebrate Bermuda’s maritime heritage by participating in The Marine Art Prize, set to take place from October 10 to October 22, 2014. Their latest newsletter said, “In 2012, St. Peter’s Church celebrated its 400th anniversary and was granted the title “Their Majesties Chappell” by... Read more of this article

Damaged Boston Whaler Dumped In Water

Damaged Boston Whaler Dumped In Water

A badly damaged Boston Whaler was recovered offshore of Shelly Bay on Wednesday [Sept 10], after it was apparently dumped into the water. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, September 10 at 12.10pm, a member of the public reported a Boston Whaler type vessel adrift approximately 200 yards offshore from Shelly... Read more of this article

BSoA To Screen “It’s Everybody’s Ocean”

BSoA To Screen “It’s Everybody’s Ocean”

The Bermuda Society of the Arts [BSoA] is getting set to screen It’s Everybody’s Ocean, a film that tells the story of how marine debris is affecting the people of a small Japanese island as they struggle with dealing with plastic pollution. The documentary, produced by Atsuko Quirk, focuses on the island of Ikema, and was named the Best... Read more of this article

Students Enjoying Environmental Education

Students Enjoying Environmental Education

While Bermuda may be an island surrounded by some of the most exquisite coral reefs in the world, not all of Bermuda’s students have had the opportunity to go out and explore our prized marine habitats. However, over the last three years, the Bermuda Zoological Society, with assistance from RUBiS Energy Bermuda, has been able to provide hundreds of... Read more of this article


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