Travel By Fingertip.....Bermuda

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Sporting Life In Bermuda

Sailing
Bermuda a favored world sailing capital, offer small sailing crafts and yacht sailing, which can be procured at many different locations throughout the islands. Salt Kettle Boat Rentals (Ph: 236-4863), Mangrove Marina(Ph: 234-0914) and the Bermuda Yacht Center (Ph: 238-8578)offer instructions as well as equipment rentals. This
Snorkeling
The variety of stunning coral reefs and clear waters are exceptional. Snorkel offshore or for the more distant reefs excursions are plentiful. Equipment is easy to secure at island hotels or beaches. Pitman's Snorkeling (Ph: 234-0700) or Bermuda Water Tours (Ph: 295-3727) are two of the best.
Scuba Diving
With more than 200 wrecks settled around the island, the numerous caves and exceptional coral reefs - a diver could live forever in the waters of Bermuda. Dive instruction, equipment rentals and excursions are available almost anywhere on the island with South Side Scuba, Hamilton Parish (Ph: 293-2915); Nautilus Diving Ltd, Southampton (Ph: 238-2332).
Deep-Sea Fishing
Famous for its deep-sea fishing; amberjack, blue & white marlin, tuna are plentiful. For expeditions contact: Bermuda Sportsfishing, Pembroke (Ph: 292-2370); Mangrove Marina, Somerset (Ph: 234-0914); Salt Kettle Boat Rentals, Paget (Ph: 236-4863) or the Bermuda Department of Tourism (Ph: 800 223-6106). Bermuda Game Fishing Tournament May to November.
Golf
Bermuda's courses are so diverse (there are eight!), we suggest you make inquiries before deciding on the course best suited for your expertise. Non-members can play 18-hole courses at: Belmont Hotel, Golf & Country Club, Warwick Parish (Ph: 236-6400); the public course at Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton Parish (Ph: 234-0974); Southampton Princess Golf Club, (Ph: 238-0446).
Tennis
Many of the Island's courts are private, but visitors have easy access to as many as 80 courts. Southampton Princess Hotel, 11 courts, (Ph: 238-1005) has good shielding from the strong winds and for the most spectacular views play Sonesta Beach Hotel & Spa, 6 courts, South Rd (Ph: 238-8122). Elbow Beach Hotel, 5 courts, Paget (Ph: 236-3535), Marriott's Castle Harbour Resort, 6 courts, Hamilton Parish, (Ph: 293-2040).
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