Keel failure and capsize of sailing yacht Hooligan V with loss of 1 life

Location: 10 miles south of Prawle Point, Devon, England.

Accident Investigation Report 19/2007

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

HooliganVReport.pdf (2,971.93 kb)

Annexes A to B (2,537.96 kb)

Annexes C to H (2,173.80 kb)

Annexes I to M (2,051.85 kb)


Report on the investigation of the keel failure, capsize, and loss of one crew member from the Max Fun 35 yacht Hooligan V, 10 miles south of Prawle Point on 3 February 2007.

Published: 14 August 2007

Published 23 January 2015