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Sailboat Loses Mast, Runs Aground, Towed In

Sailboat Loses Mast, Runs Aground, Towed In

A sailing vessel was towed into Ordnance Island, St. Georges after becoming dismasted 115 nautical miles west-southwest of Bermuda and then running aground in the vicinity of Gurnet Rock, Castle Roads. Yesterday, a Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 23rd September at 8:40am the Bermuda Maritime Operations... 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

Boat Parade Spectators Run Aground In Harbour

Boat Parade Spectators Run Aground In Harbour

At just past 8pm on Saturday evening [Dec 7] a 51 foot cabin cruiser — with 19 passengers onboard who were watching the Christmas Boat Parade — ran aground on Reid Island in Hamilton Harbour. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The 51 foot cabin cruiser Old Blue Water ran aground on Reid Island, 400 metres NW of... Read more of this article

Boater Rescued, Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Boater Rescued, Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

[Updated] At around 10pm this evening [June 25] a 13-foot inflatable boat ran into difficulty off Spanish Point, and was towed ashore where the operator of the vessel was promptly arrested. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said that they received a report at 10.05pm from members of the Spanish Point Boat Club. The Club members had seen a boat... Read more of this article

Woman In Stable Condition After Boat Incident

Woman In Stable Condition After Boat Incident

The 61-year-old American woman who was injured when the boat she was traveling in ran aground early on Sunday morning [Apr 14] is listed in stable condition on a general ward in the hospital this afternoon. At around 1am on Sunday morning the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a 911 call reporting the 23ft Wellcraft “Sea Lion” had run aground... Read more of this article

Boat Runs Aground: 8 People Rescued, 1 Injured

Boat Runs Aground: 8 People Rescued, 1 Injured

[Updated with video - Around 1am today the 23ft Wellcraft “Sea Lion” ran aground on Saltus Island in Hamilton Harbour. Marine Police responded, eight people were rescued, and a 61-year-old American woman was taken to hospital via ambulance for treatment, and is now recovering on a general ward.] Eight people were rescued at approximately 1.15am... Read more of this article

23-Foot Boat Runs Aground On Reid Island

23-Foot Boat Runs Aground On Reid Island

On Saturday night [June 23] a 23-foot pleasure craft ran aground on Reid Island, to the west of Hamilton Harbour. The boat remained in position until it was removed early this morning.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said it was an accidental grounding, with no reported injuries on board. The boat was removed early this morning... Read more of this article

Boat Carrying 20 People Runs Aground

Boat Carrying 20 People Runs Aground

[Updated] Yesterday evening [July 31] the 34-foot ‘Balley Ho’ ran aground off Spanish Point with 20 persons onboard. The boat struck a reef and began taking on water at approximately 9:15pm. Boat passengers were transported via other vessels to Darrell’s Wharf, and as of this morning, the boat remains in position just off Spanish... Read more of this article

‘Spirit’ Briefly Grounded on Reefs

‘Spirit’ Briefly Grounded on Reefs

The “Spirit of Bermuda” sail training vessels ran aground off St. George’s earlier this week and one person aboard the 112-foot schooner was treated for minor injuries after falling and sustaining bruising. A duty officer at the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said: “The Spirit Of Bermuda briefly grounded on reefs at the East... Read more of this article