This documents makes urgent recommendations to ship owners and masters.
SB-1-2002-Willy.pdf (177.38 kb)
Grounding of product tanker Willy in Cawsand Bay, Cornwall, 1 January 2002, highlighting procedures and precautions to be considered when anchoring, especially in confined waters when an anchorage becomes exposed to onshore weather conditions.
23 January 2015
Date of occurrence: 1 January 2002
Marine Accident Investigation Branch
Merchant vessel 100 gross tons or over
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