The Cup Match holiday is the perfect time to get out on the water.
Whether it’s a quiet cruise with family to appreciate the island’s scenery or a raft-up party with beer and noodles and friends, there are many places to hire a boat in Bermuda.
The watersports company has 15 vessels to choose from. Each charter comes with a captain and crew.
Fantasea also runs snorkelling trips, eco tours, glass-bottom boat excursions, parasailing, Jet Skis and kayaking. Go to www.fantasea.bm or call 236-1300.
Blue Hole Water Sports
Hire a Boston Whaler to explore Castle Island or St George’s Harbour.
These ‘unsinkable’ 13 ft boats are easy to manoeuvre. They have bimini tops to protect you from the sun, plus safety gear, snorkelling equipment and coolers.
Alternatively, hire a Sunfish to sail around Grotto Bay or hire a kayak to explore Whalebone Bay or Walsingham Nature Reserve. Contact 293-2915 or 293-8333.
Dreamcatcher Boat Rentals
Dreamcatcher boats are easy to handle and are ideal for an excursion to Paradise Lakes for a picnic or swimming. See www.dreamcatcherboatrentals.com or call 533-7326.
Somerset Bridge Bermuda Watersports
Explore the natural wonders of the western parishes on a Jet Ski. Or hire a kayak or boat.
Highlights include Mangrove Bay, the HMS Vixen shipwreck, the Sea Gardens, as well as other secluded beaches and reefs.
Call 234-0914 / 3145.
From Boston Whalers to 23 ft ‘Beachcat’ pontoons, you can hire a self-drive boat to steer your own course for adventure.
Find a secluded beach for a picnic or spend an afternoon snorkelling.
Snorkelling guides, coolers and ‘noodles’ are all available. Instruction in boating is also an option.
Cup Match Companion 2012