Yacht Accident Stories
Friday March 24, 2017



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

sadly partially sank as she was launched from the slipway into the Tha Chin River in Samut Sakhon’s Muang district in Thailand where she had undergone a major refit.

Surveyors and insurance companies are now assessing the damage to see how best the vessel can be salvaged.

All parties concerned in the refit who have expended a huge amount of time and effort into the project are devastated and respectfully request that the incident is not discussed, or publicized in any way beyond this statement.

fox before refit

Credit: www.synfo.com

Motor yacht Fox prior to refit.

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Questions of the Month

- Why an additional paragraph social media policy should be added to the crew contract ?

- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?

- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?

- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?

- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?



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