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Boat sinks ... Simon Cowell rescues 9

Discussion in 'General Yachting Discussion' started by MaxPower, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. Talon

    Talon Senior Member

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    Spot On. Simon Cowell told the Captain something he already knew. Doh.
    He needs to stay on his charter yacht more and stay off the TV!!:D
  2. Capt J

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    Simon got the crew of the sunken boat to sing the blues, after they dried off! :D
  3. carelm

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    How deep was the water where the yacht was? Just looking at the pictures it looked like you could almost wade ashore, or at least swim a pretty short distance. At any rate there were a lot of other boats in the immediate area so nobody was in any danger.
  4. Liam

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    Just a note. The boat was putting in water but it did not SINK. Realistically and most Important technically speaking that article is very misleading.

    Even the Azimut mentioned here, on facts it did not sink.
    Did it put on water? SURE. Does it have thousands of $$$ repair 200% but you cannot say it Sunk.
    That is when one is speaking technically and legally you cannt say it sunk I think unless all compartments are full of water.
  5. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Did it get back to harbour under it's own power?

    I haven't heard the whole story about what happened afterwards yet, have you?
  6. colintraveller

    colintraveller Senior Member

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    The Daily Fail ... lol .


    The headline is mis-leading she ran aground ...who ever it was on the bridge is at fault .. ..
  7. RVN-BR

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    Hmmm, apparently no.... she took on waves on an open garage... it was either fate (if it was a tender operation going on), or most likely stupidity of the deck crew that didnt close the hatch after access...
  8. Capt J

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    The azimut was sitting on the bottom in the stern, the engine room, engines and generators all got flooded as well as everything electrical in the engine room. The only thing buoyant was the bow, which is not saying a whole lot. For all intensive purposes, it sank and the yard refloated it.