South West Breaker, Bermuda
The southern-most breaking reef in Bermuda is not a coral or rock formation but made from fossilized prehistoric worms. The structure is incredibly strong and can easily withstand the strong winter storms.
Today was a fine day to be surveying the coral reefs around Bermuda; calm seas, blue skies and plenty of healthy reefs to see. In a narrow band, along the south side of the island are algae cup reefs or ‘boiler reefs’ as they are locally known. The top of these reefs grow very close to the surface (and are often exposed) so water churning over them looks like it is boiling; consequently, continue reading