Sinking of dinghy Samphire of Wells with loss of 2 lives

Location: North Norfolk coast, England.

Accident Investigation Report 7/2000

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

samphire of wells.pdf (1,345.44 kb)


This reports the MAIB’s investigation into the foundering of the 4.26m dinghy Samphire of Wells, with the loss of two lives on the north Norfolk coast, England on 16 December 1999.

Published: 29 March 2000

Published 23 January 2015