Grounding of rigid inflatable boat Sooty with loss of 1 life

Location: Calve Island, Isle of Mull, Scotland.

Accident Investigation Report: Sooty

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

SootyReport.pdf (1,036.57 kb)

Annexes (1,557.92 kb)


MAIB report on the investigation of the grounding at high speed of the RIB Sooty at Calve Island, Isle of Mull on 18 May 2009 resulting in one fatality.

Published 23 January 2015