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Port Authority: Eden Rock damage was ‘no one’s fault’

A boating incident that left the coral reef at Cayman’s Eden Rock dive site covered in sand was likely an ‘unfortunate accident’, according to both the Port Authority and the Department of Environment.

EDITORIAL – Equal environmental justice for everyone

We in the Cayman Islands should exercise great caution not to turn an environmental issue into a “class warfare” issue.
Paul Allen's yacht Tatoosh is blamed for anchor damage to the reef in the West Bay replenishment zone. - PHOTO: JAMES WHITTAKER

Billionaire’s yacht blamed for coral reef damage

An area of around 13,000 square feet of coral reef habitat within a marine park was impacted by anchor damage from the mega-yacht Tatoosh, according to a survey by Department of Environment divers.

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