Yacht Accident Stories
Friday March 24, 2017



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.

The damage was repaired very quickly by the shipyard Ben Mennem in La Cuidad within one week, enabling her to welcome her charter guests for the Film Festival in Cannes and the GP in Monaco afterwards.

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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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