Yacht Accident Stories
Friday March 24, 2017

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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.

Both props and rudders were destroyed rendering the yacht high and dry in this land of 18 ft. tides, requiring full salvage operation including inflatable bladders and tugs. Repair operations required several months at Allied Shipyard in Vancouver.



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- 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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