Veteran skipper dies after boat crash near Bermuda

STUART, FL (WFLX) - A veteran skipper from Stuart died after his boat crashed near Bermuda.

Steve Cumming's body washed ashore at Shelly Bay after a boating distress call was sent last week.

Authorities received a distress call shortly after midnight Wednesday. A search-and-rescue mission, involving marine police, divers and the Bermuda regiment, was then launched.

It's being reported Cummings was attempting a solo trip across the Atlantic Ocean to Malta, an island in the Mediterranean.

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