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Sailors Rescued As Gonzalo Approached

Sailors Rescued As Gonzalo Approached

Two mariners were rescued from their yacht on Friday [Oct 17] after suffering maneuverability issues and weather stress while approximately 200 nautical miles off Bermuda as Hurricane Gonzalo approached. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Friday 17th October 9.50am, Bermuda Islander, approximately 200nm NW of Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: Longtail Boat Being Removed

Aerial Video: Longtail Boat Being Removed

Following Hurricane Gonzalo, the MV Longtail had to be lifted by a crane in the Harbour Road area earlier last week, with Bermuda Aerial Media on hand to capture the scene from above. Damage to boats was a common theme around the island following the storms, and the Department of Marine & Ports Services has already reminded the public that they... Read more of this article

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

“After the one-two punch of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, our Deliverance looked more like how we imagine Sea Venture,” the latest issue of the St. George’s Foundation newsletter said, adding that the Deliverance has now re-opened to visitors, with free admission to the main deck area only while repairs to the stern, below... Read more of this article

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

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