Yacht Accident Stories
Motor Yacht Yogi

Motor Yacht Yogi A Super Puma of the Greek Air Force came to the rescue of a French luxury yacht, in perdition, in the Aegean Sea. Some details about this rescue has been provided by the Greek military.

Motor Yacht Addiction
Fire on motor yacht AddictionM/Y Addiction (52m Amels) was by anchor off Beaulieu-sur-Mer (France) when a fire started in the mast during the night of the 20th May 2011.
Motor Yacht Sunseeker 34 m

Sunseeker blaze in Poole, Dorset  6th May 2011
A 112-foot (34m) Sunseeker was destroyed by fire Friday 6th May 2011 evening at Poole Quay in Dorset, England.
The cause of the fire is unknown and the fire service has launched an investigation.

Motor Yacht Fox
fox(Photo Credit Chanat Katanyu / Bangkok Post)
    10th December 2010
Due to reasons as yet unknown the 60 metre Motor Yacht Fox 
Motor Yacht Maha

maha on fire(Photo: Chris Sheldrake)
    October 2010
The 140-foot classic yacht Maha burned to her steel hull when she caught fire in a refit yard near Bodrum, Turkey,

57 foot Carver
andrea v     6th April 2010
First Mate/Chef Sue of M/Y Andrea V sent us these photos of a boat that burned to the waterline about 1.5 miles due east of Cape Florida.
Motor Yacht Pari
Pari_3_sm     31st May 2009
About 4 O'Clock in the morning, the first gusts of wind of 50 to 60 km/h started. The motor yacht Pari anchored in the bay of Beaulieu, started drifting.
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Motor Yacht Lady Candida

lady candida     29th July 2007
The 30 metre long Lady Candida was completely caught by a fire. The fire started at 16H30.

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Motor Yacht Land's End
lands end_1     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.
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Motor Yacht Alyssa M II
Alyssa M II5th April 2004
Millions of dollars spent converting a former British navy vessel into a luxury motoryacht went up in flames today at Port Nelson.
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Video of Yacht Collision

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Motor Yacht Picante
picante     18th October 2003
Apparently the motor yacht Picante, a 123' Christensen built in 1999, sunk off Palma de Mallorca on Saturday 18th of October.
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Video of Yachts on Fire

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Motor Yacht Saharet
     August 2003
The motor yacht Saharet burned in the harbour of Beaulieu-sur-Mer (France). Built in 1971, from Lavagna Admiral shipyard, about 30 meters.
Motor Yacht Katana (Enigma)
enigma     July 2003
Katana suffered fire on her top aft deck, supposed to be caused by the electric lights. It was extinguished by the crew.
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Motor Yacht Blue Moon
blue moon     8th June 2003
The Feadship Blue Moon suffered a fire on June 8th while in Newport, RI. The fire started because of an electrical problem over the main salon's ceiling.
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Motor Yacht Al Mansur
al mansur     March 2003
Al Mansur, the Saddam Hussein's yacht sunk at the end of March. Al Mansur was on a River, to moor her far from the coasts.
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Motor Yacht John John
     23rd June 2002
The yacht struck a sailing ship at full speed. It happened off Esterel Montains (between Cannes and St Raphaël, France).
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Motor Yacht Frosty's Sleigh
     13th April 2001
The 36 m Azimut rammed and sank a 13 m dive boat and then proceeded to crash into a bridge.
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Motor Yacht Tigre d'Or
tigredor     2001
The motor Yacht Tigre d'Or again suffered an accident. In rough sea in the Biscaya, the gangway door at the stern sprang open.
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Motor Yacht Auriga (Hemilea)
hemilea     7th September 2000
Auriga, a 34m-Baglietto, crashed into the port side of catamaran ferry Milenium at 21H31 at 39° 32' N and 2° 21'E,
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Motor Yacht Ontario
ontario     2nd August 2000
At 05H30 the MY Ontario reported that she had run aground in Lat. 36° 31' N - Long. 27° 52' E and that she was experiencing
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Motor Yacht Shiralee
shiralee     22nd February 2000
Navy rescues crew of sinking cruiser By Terri Judd
A Royal Navy destroyer rescued the crew of a motor cruiser that sank in
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Motor Yacht Golden Cell
golden cell     Around 2000
The 164' Benetti Golden Cell was stranded in middle of night off the entrance to Princess Louisa Inlet in British Columbia.
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Motor Yacht Destiny Langkawi
     19th November 1999
The motor yacht "Destiny Langkawi is easily towed by the salvage combination consisting of Wijsmuller Salvage BV and
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Motor Yacht Nadine
nadine     June 1997
She was built in 1961 by Witsen & Vis in Holland for fashion icon Coco Chanel with a length of 37 metres.
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Motor Yacht Princess Tanya (Lady K I)
lady k_1     8th July 1996
The motor yacht Princess Tanya survived distress at sea some 40 miles off Portofino (Italy). On board were 10 guests and 17 crew members.
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Motor Yacht Maridome
maridome     3rd September 1995
A very unfortunate story regarding the motor yacht Maridome. The information come from a court case and a judgment from the  US 9th Circuit  Court
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Motor Yacht Lady Moura
Unfortunately a professional diver died in Palma de Majorca while working under the Motor yacht Lady Moura,
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Motor Yacht For Your Eyes Only
     23rd November 1987
Three Denison yachts sunk. The first to sink was the 32 m For Your Eyes Only, the yacht left Hillsboro Beach, FL for a short trip to the Bahamas.
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Motor Yacht Carinthia V
     Around Year 1965
Around year 1965, the Carinthia V rammed a rock, which wasn't mentioned in the map,
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Motor Yacht Alibea
     5th February 2009
In a few minutes, this morning at 09H00, the motor yacht Alibea, 25 metres long, started to get list.
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