Superyacht Floats Free After Running Aground

August 10, 2020 | 1 Comment

The superyacht D’Natalin ran aground to the east of Eastern Blue Cut, however were able to move after one hour of waiting until the tide rose and there was sufficient water to float free.

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The superyacht D’Natalin IV reported to BMOC via cell phone that they had run aground to the east of Eastern Blue Cut with 21 POB.

“The Master indicated the vessel was not in distress and did not require immediate assistance as they had not suffered any obvious damage and there were no signs of pollution.

“The crew dived on the vessel and found that there was no damage and as the tide was rising, they intended to wait until there was sufficient water to float free.

“As a precaution a local marine contractor attended with a towing vessel, the yacht was observed to be underway under her own power approximately 1 hour after going aground.”

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  1. No Pilot says:

    I guess they don’t know what a depth sound is for or a chart of Bermy waters and cuts? Hire a Bermudian pilot!!’

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