Safety warning about keel failures on sailing yachts

Urgent safety lesson issued after the yacht Tyger of London capsized off Tenerife, Canary Islands due to a shallow draught, lead keel failure.

Safety Bulletin 3/2018

MAIB Safety Bulletin 3-2018: yacht keel failure

Composite photograph showing yacht, capsize and keel

A full report will be published when the investigation is complete.

Published 1 August 2018