9th August 2005
Land's End went onto rocks off Corsica (Sagone Gulf) the August 9. Partly submerged by the bow, the yacht sank completely the August 12.
She's now on the ground with 70.000 litres of fuel in her tank. The fuel has been pumped out by the French Navy the August 17.
The captain was arrested the August 12. He was accused of "endangering life by imprudence and negligence and causing pollution with hydrocarbons by imprudence and negligence". He was released with justice restrictions.
Photo credit: Marine Nationale