Grounding and sinking of large private motor yacht Isamar

Location: Off Grand écueil d'Olmeto, Corsica.

Accident Investigation Report 9/2014

Investigation report into marine accident including what happened and safety lessons:

Isamar-Report.pdf (328.86 kb)

Summary

Isamar

On 17 August 2013 the privately owner motor yacht Isamar grounded off Grand écueil d’Olmeto, Corsica. The three crew were unable to halt the flooding, but were able to abandon the vessel with the eight passengers before Isamar foundered in 55 metres of water.

Published: 9 April 2014

Published 23 January 2015