Yacht Accident Stories
Friday March 24, 2017



     19th November 1999
The motor yacht "Destiny Langkawi is easily towed by the salvage combination consisting of Wijsmuller Salvage BV and

Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV from Belgium.
The motor yacht was out of balance during the launch, after a new equipment on board had been added in the shipyard Atilleros de Mallorca on September 23 in Palma de Mallorca.
On November 8, a first attempt stopped and postponed because of too much wind. ...

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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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