In November 2017 this Private luxury 62ft Pershing sank after striking a navigational bouy at 30mph in St Aubin’s bay in Jersey, after failed attempts to salvage vessel, it has now washed up on the beach in Portbail, Normandy. The accident occurred on 17th November 2017 when a luxury 62 Pershing sport yacht struck the…

M.Y. Kibo

Jacob Nicol, who was employed on M/Y Kibo as an engineer, may live with severe brain damage after a severe fall whilst cleaning the side of a superyacht. Whilst an investigation and recovery continues, our thoughts and prayers go out Jacob and his family, his sister Jenade has launched a campaign to show support and contribute financially to Jacob’s…

There should be no shame in reporting that something went wrong, especially where an accident was narrowly avoided, the shame should be in not reporting it. One avenue open to all seafarers, wherever there are in the world, is the Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Program (CHIRP). Their role is to investigate hazardous occurrences, namely those that…

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