Large wash waves from high speed passenger craft Portsmouth Express hit shore with 5 people injured

Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.

Accident Investigation Report: Portsmouth Express

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

portsmouth-express.pdf (633.15 kb)

Summary

Wash wave accident involving Portsmouth Express off East Cowes on 18 July 2002.

Published 23 January 2015