Preliminary Findings for Comar Comet 45S Keel Failure:
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has submitted preliminary findings in its investigation into the 2017 keel failure and capsize of Tyger of London, a Comar Comet 45S designed by Vallicelli & C and built in 2007 by Comar Yachts. The technical assessment by MAIB of the keel’s stainless steel top plate revealed the keel had not been manufactured in accordance with the designer’s drawing or intent. Full report.
Bermuda Triangle mystery solved?:
British scientists believe 100-foot ‘rogue’ waves could be the reason why so many boats have been sunk in the mysterious Bermuda Triangle.
The infamous body of water in the western part of the North Atlantic ocean stretches 700,000km between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto-Rico. Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, the area features multiple shipping lanes and has claimed over 1,000 lives in the last 100 years.