Irma decimates Bitter End Yacht Club

Irma decimates Bitter End Yacht Club
Irma decimates Bitter End Yacht Club

The resort closes annually during the "tropical season," the resort said in a post on its Facebook page. Employees who were at the resort are safe, the club said in a later statement.

Communication with the island had been "severely compromised" because of Irma, and the club said it was still awaiting word on the extent of damage as of Thursday afternoon.

"We are deeply saddened by the events that have taken place due to Hurricane Irma. Our hearts are with the Bitter End Yacht Club team, friends and neighbors throughout the Caribbean who have been impacted by the storm," the club said in a statement on its website. "We are actively monitoring the situation and will provide further updates as they become available on our Facebook page. We thank everyone for their patience and support through this difficult time."

Bitter End Yacht Club did not immediately respond to On Events's request for comment.

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