Princess 266 - Sinking / Not the best place to park (#829)

Princess 266 – Accidental Sinking      

European Marine as loss adjusters were instructed by a major marine insurance company to inspect this boat following its unfortunate incident and establish the following:

The cause as to the accident. Any accidental damage. Mooring conditions and condition of vessel prior to the incident.

IMAG0025      Bank mooring posts

The background to the incident was that the vessel due to strong prevailing winds, with a combination of high tides the vessel was blown onto the bank with the aft cockpit / cabin partly submerged. Consequential damage to the two Volvo Penta petrol engines, engine compartment flooded and rear cabin flooded

More information, findings and practical recommendations for boat owners to follow in due course

For more information contact European Marine Services Ltd    (inc European Marine Surveys)          Tel :  01603 327 12301603 327 123