Capsize of sailing yacht Ocean Madam with loss of 1 life
Location: Bay of Biscay
Accident Investigation Report: Ocean Madam
Investigation report into marine accident including what happened, safety lessons and recommendations made:
Ocean Madam.pdf (1,443.63 kb)
Yacht Ocean Madam capsized during heavy weather in the Bay of Biscay on 8 October 1997. One crew lost his life and two survivors were rescued by a French naval helicopter.
Published: 9 April 1998