Tag: Kitesurfers

Photos & Video: Kite Surfers At Somerset Beach

Photos & Video: Kite Surfers At Somerset Beach

[Updated with video] Somerset Long Bay was the scene of high flying action this afternoon [Dec 14] as kitesurfers took to the west end beach to perform their acrobatic moves, with what appeared to be over a dozen kite surfers and windsurfers in action.You can view 70+ photos of today’s action below, and all our coverage of kite surfing in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Kitesurfers At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Slideshow: Kitesurfers At Horseshoe Bay Beach

Yesterday’s [Jan 12] inclement weather may have kept some people indoors, but others rushed out to take advantage of the winds, a few headed for the beach to take advantage of the high winds, with kite surfers seen at Horseshoe Bay Beach. The weather conditions are a result of a cold front passing out way, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying:... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Kite Surfers At Shelly Bay Beach

Slideshow: Kite Surfers At Shelly Bay Beach

Today [Mar 17] kite surfers were out at Shelly Bay taking on the 30-40 knot winds in grand style. There were at least two kite surfers in the water at any given time, whilst a lone wind surfer also joined in at times. At times the surfers were launching up to 20 feet in the air and traveling what appeared to be that same span before landing in the turquoise... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Wind & Kite Surfers At Shelly Bay

Slideshow: Wind & Kite Surfers At Shelly Bay

While today’s [Dec 30] less than inviting weather conditions may have caused many locals to stay indoors, a few headed for the beach to take advantage of the high winds, with both wind and kite surfers seen out today on Shelly Bay Beach in Hamilton parish.The conditions prompted the Bermuda Weather Service to issue a Gale Warning, which remains... Read more of this article

Photos: Kitesurfers At Horseshoe Bay

Photos: Kitesurfers At Horseshoe Bay

This afternoon [Oct 27] saw a few brave souls hit Horseshoe Bay to take on nature as the swells and wind approached from Hurricane Sandy. While the hurricane itself is still hundreds of miles away, high surf with severe chop and a steady 20 knot wind was enough to get these adrenalin junkies on the water.The Bermuda Weather Service has deemed Hurricane... Read more of this article

Photos: Kitesurfers at Somerset Long Bay

Photos: Kitesurfers at Somerset Long Bay

24 hours after a kite-surfing accident that saw a 35-year-man airlifted to the USA in critical condition, kitesurfers can be seen at the same spot in the West End. This afternoon [Aug 29] over half a dozen kitesurfers were out in the waters at Somerset Long Bay where the higher-than-normal winds allowed them to do “tricks”, twisting and... Read more of this article

Kite Surfing Accident: Man Airlifted Out

Kite Surfing Accident: Man Airlifted Out

A Paget man has been airlifted out of Bermuda following an accident while kite-surfing. The man, a 35-year-old contract worker, was listed in critical condition suffering hand, leg and severe head injuries at King Edward Memorial Hospital prior to being airlifted out. The Police say that just before 3:30pm yesterday [Aug 28] it appears he lost control... Read more of this article

Kitesurfers Make Use Of Pre-Storm Winds

Kitesurfers Make Use Of Pre-Storm Winds

[Updated] Approximately a dozen kitesurfers can be seen out this afternoon [Aug 7] along the South Shore beaches making use of the increased winds the island is experiencing as Tropical Storm Colin draws near. At 1pm [when these photos were taken] the seas were not exceptionally rough or pounding, but were more active then the normal tranquil waters... Read more of this article


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