Tag: water accident

New Yorker dies after dive trip in GT

New Yorker dies after dive trip in GT

| 24/07/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A 64-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from New York died Sunday following a diving trip off the coast of Eden Rock in South Church Street, George Town. Peggy Sylvia Michel got into difficulty while in the water at around 2:30pm and was assisted to shore by her dive companion, who, [...]

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Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

Unlit sailboat badly damaged in collision

| 12/06/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is investigating a collision in the North Sound yesterday evening when a 35ft power boat struck a unmanned sailboat that was anchored without mooring lights in the area of Duck Pond. The boating accident happened just after 7:30pm Monday, when the Carbo Express ves [...]

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Another visitor dies after snorkelling trip

Another visitor dies after snorkelling trip

| 22/05/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A 57-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States has became the seventh tourist to die in local waters so far this year. On Saturday evening, 19 May, emergency personnel were called to East End after the man had encountered difficulties while snorkelling in the ar [...]

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Elderly visitor drowns at Stingray City

Elderly visitor drowns at Stingray City

| 16/05/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): An 83-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States drowned during a snorkelling trip at Stingray City on Tuesday, police have said. A report was made to emergency services around 2:15 in the afternoon that the man had gone missing during the trip. Shortly afterwards [...]

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Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

Visitor dies after snorkel trip in George Town

| 15/05/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The 64-year-old woman who died Thursday following a snorkelling trip off the coast of George Town has been identified by the police as Doris Ann Sarauer, who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Minnesota in the United States. Emergency services responded to a report made about 11: [...]

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Visitor dies after East End dive trip

Visitor dies after East End dive trip

| 23/04/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States died on Friday after scuba diving in East End. Police said emergency services were called out around 9am after the woman had encountered difficulties on the dive. Despite attempts at CPR, the victim was pronounced [...]

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RCIPS calls for witnesses to Spotts Beach drowning

RCIPS calls for witnesses to Spotts Beach drowning

| 15/02/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Police officers investigating the death of a visitor on Monday at Spotts Beach are calling for witnesses to come forward. Police said they are interested in speaking with anyone who saw him enter the sea or swimming in the area before his body was pulled from the water. Anyone with any inform [...]

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US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

| 13/02/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): A 60-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States drowned off Rum Point in North Side yesterday when he got caught in a difficult current, according to police reports. The man was snorkelling with a friend in the afternoon when both men were caught in a current. As [...]

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Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

| 12/02/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 65-year-old man who was visiting Cayman from the US was found unresponsive out in the water off Spotts Beach today and is believed to have drowned. At around 12:40pm Monday police and other emergency personnel were called to the scene at the popular beach on the edge of George Town. Altho [...]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling trip

US visitor dies after snorkelling trip

| 06/02/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): A 72-year-old man from the United Stated died yesterday after snorkelling off Seven Mile Public Beach, police have said. Just after 12:15pm Monday emergency services responded to a report that a man had experienced difficulties in the sea and had been brought ashore by members of the public [...]

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Beach access trouble blocks EMS

Beach access trouble blocks EMS

| 18/12/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Efforts to rescue a visitor to the Cayman Islands after he got into difficulty in the sea off Boggy Sands Road, West Bay, Sunday lunchtime were severely hampered because beach access was blocked. Fortunately, the rescue was eventually successful and the visitor is recovering in hospital, but [...]

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