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Jet Ski Operators Warned To Keep Clear

Jet Ski Operators Warned To Keep Clear

A jet ski operating “close to beaches endangering people in the water” prompted a visit from the Bermuda Coast Guard who “warned the jet ski operators in the area about keeping clear of the shore.” A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 3rd July, 5 pm. – Report received from a person at Clarence... Read more of this article

Videos: Endeavour, Spirit Ship & Coast Guard

Videos: Endeavour, Spirit Ship & Coast Guard

Endeavour is working with other local organizations to offer training and career development opportunities that prepare young people for working in the maritime sector, and the two videos below highlight some of their “hands-on experiences aboard the Spirit of Bermuda and learning more afloat with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard.” A... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Trains With UK Counterpart

Coast Guard Trains With UK Counterpart

UK Coastguard officers have mounted a major training exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard and other emergency services. The exercise was led by Commander Phil Bostock, the HM Coastguard Operational Lead, Overseas Territories Search and Rescue Capability Project. He said: “Bermuda has a very capable Rescue Coordination Centre and well-established... Read more of this article

23 Ft Vessel Towed After Running Out Of Fuel

23 Ft Vessel Towed After Running Out Of Fuel

A 23ft power craft with three people onboard was towed to Barr’s Bay by the Coast Guard after running out of fuel. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Thursday 21st October, 9:30 pm – Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a VHF Radio Call from the 23ft Power Craft Naughty Beck, with 3 persons onboard, reporting they... Read more of this article

Vessel Taking On Water, Coast Guard Assists

Vessel Taking On Water, Coast Guard Assists

A vessel, with two people on board, that was taking on water was escorted by the Bermuda Coast Guard vessel to Whites Island and secured ashore. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Saturday, 16th October, 3:15pm: Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre receives a cell phone call from a person onboard a vessel within Hamilton Harbour... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

As Bermuda heads out on the water this Cup Match holiday weekend, the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coastguard is reminding the public to “keep their safety and the safety of the public in mind.” A Focus on Anti-Social Behaviour A spokesperson said: “The Coast Guard will work to address anti-social behaviour over the holiday weekend, with a focus... Read more of this article

Coast Guard To Be Out For Heroes Day Weekend

Coast Guard To Be Out For Heroes Day Weekend

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda’s Regiment’s Coast Guard will be “out on the water in force” over the holiday weekend. Captain Jeff Patterson, the officer commanding the RBR Coast Guard, said full-time members would be reinforced with Reserve soldiers and members of the Bermuda Police Service. Capt. Patterson added: “There will be... Read more of this article

RBR Celebrates 1st Anniversary Of Coast Guard

RBR Celebrates 1st Anniversary Of Coast Guard

The Royal Bermuda Regiment has celebrated the first anniversary of the Coast Guard with the assumption of operational control over the service. The news meant newly-promoted Captain Jeffrey Patterson has taken command of the unit, set up last February as a joint RBR and Bermuda Police Service operation for a transitional period. Capt. Patterson said:... Read more of this article

Police & Coast Guard Training Exercise Today

Police & Coast Guard Training Exercise Today

The police and the Bermuda Coast Guard  will be conducting a live training exercise on the water today [Nov 26]. A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting a live training exercise along with the Bermuda Coast Guard on the water throughout today.” Related Stories Situation Has “Concluded... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Patrol Over Cup Match Holiday

Coast Guard Patrol Over Cup Match Holiday

Bermuda’s soldiers were on high alert over the Cup Match holiday – on shore and out on the water. Soldiers attached to the Coast Guard joined forces with police to carry out patrols around the island, including the traditional raft-up at Mangrove Bay, the former site of the Non-Mariners’ Race. RBR soldier Private Keeshun Best, 27, said yesterday,... Read more of this article

Minister: Overview Of Coast Guard Activities

Minister: Overview Of Coast Guard Activities

The Bermuda Coast Guard did “over 1,942 hours of engine time” and performed a number of tasks including issuing 69 summons for Covid-19 breaches, arresting 11 individuals for suspicion of operating a vessel under the influence, issuing 73 tickets for marine violations, the search and rescue of a lone kayaker, 9 responses to gang related... Read more of this article

Vessel Runs Aground With One Person Onboard

Vessel Runs Aground With One Person Onboard

The Bermuda Coast Guard towed a 17ft vessel with one person onboard after went “hard aground” on Saturday, July 11th. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Local vessel P/C Sea Foam calls Bermuda Radio on VHF to report a vessel aground just east of Riddell’s Bay light. “The vessel did not respond to marine... Read more of this article

Bermuda Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel

Bermuda Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel

The Bermuda Coast Guard towed a 20ft vessel to Dockyard after it became disabled due to running out of fuel. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre receives a 911 call from a person on the 20ft vessel Why Not Us 2, with one person onboard, advising the vessel was disabled due to running out... Read more of this article