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Date: 05/03/2017

Sunday 5th March, 5:10 pm. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a call from a concerned member of the public reporting that a solo paddle boarder appeared to be in difficulty off the Spanish Point area. Bermuda Radio commenced Urgent (PAN PAN) radio broadcasts to mariners in the area while also requesting Police attendance for visual confirmation of casualty. Bermuda Radio contacted the Marine & Ports ferry ‘’Tempest’’ who advised that they had sighted the paddle boarder in the area earlier and believe he was not in need of assistance. The Police land unit was stood down and incident closed pending further reports.