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    Published on 06-19-2019 03:18 PM
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    Baltic 130 Custom superyacht My Song "beyond repair"


    The Baltic 130 Custom sailing yacht My Song is "not salvageable", according to its owner.

    The yacht, which was lost at sea after falling from a cargo ship, was hauled out in Palma earlier this month. Photographs taken by onlookers showed extensive damage to the yacht, with several holes in the hull of the boat.
    Published on 06-19-2019 10:39 AM
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    Rob Douglas has set a new nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France.
    On June 10, the American kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour) during the 2019 Prince of Speed.
    Published on 06-14-2019 09:32 AM

    Caleb Paine getting his giddy up on! ...
    Published on 06-10-2019 09:34 AM
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    Very thick sea with waves between 4 to 6 meters. Winds of 65 knots which is equivalent ...
    Published on 06-09-2019 09:42 AM
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    photo ©Daniel Beneke

    The Daily Mail's Milly Vincent Reports

    A collision between a vintage sailing ship and a container vessel in Germany injured five and sunk the wooden ship which had just been restored at a cost of £1.3million one week before.

    The 43 passengers and crew aboard the 'No 5 Elbe' were rescued after it was crashed into by the Cyprus-flagged container ship Astrosprinter on the Elbe River at Stade near Hamburg at around 12.30pm Saturday.

    The 121 ft long pilot schooner, built in 1883, was Hamburg's ...
    Published on 06-03-2019 04:48 PM
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    My Song is hoisted in Palma and it isn't pretty.

    Report Charl van Rooy

    Baltic Yachts, who launched the yacht at its shipyard in 2016, is known to have a repair facility in Palma de Mallorca ...
    Published on 06-01-2019 09:04 AM
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    Further to our Press Release on 28 May 2019, appointed salvors, MCS Marine Claim Services Germany have
    now taken possession of MY SONG and are working hard to prepare her
    Published on 05-28-2019 02:30 PM
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    "We would not normally comment on cargo incidents but given the high-profile nature of this yacht and the media interest we feel that we need to formally give some clarification. There are several individuals ...
    Published on 05-28-2019 08:27 AM
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    What can you say, it was Memorial Day weekend... These things happen.....

    Caption it up! ...
    Published on 05-27-2019 09:05 PM
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    Abandoned since 2016 after a failed attempt at the LA to Honolulu Record, the Hydroptere awaits your bid
    to bring her her home and show the wife and kids what you got!

    Click Here For Info! ...
    Published on 05-27-2019 10:06 AM
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    While being transported aboard a freighter, from the Caribbean to the Tyrrhenian, the My Song, Baltic 130 (40 meters) of Pierluigi Loro Piana, fell into the sea : the accident occurred between Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday morning, in the Mediterranean. The yacht was probably headed to Genoa and the event happened in the Gulf of Lion.

    Report translated ...
    Published on 05-23-2019 09:31 AM
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    Emma Davie Reports for CBC.CA

    Vessel ran aground on island after sail became caught in propeller.

    A group of three university students training on a Canadian Coast Guard zodiac rescued eight people from a sailboat that ran aground on an island near Lunenburg, N.S., early Wednesday morning.

    Marc Ouellette, a regional supervisor with the Halifax Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, said the initial report came in at 3:20 a.m.

    Published on 05-17-2019 01:47 PM
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    An on-the-water dispute over etiquette between a surfer and paddle boarder has concluded with one man sentenced to five years in prison as the other continues to deal with brain damage suffered in the incident last June in San Diego. ...
    Published on 05-16-2019 10:20 AM
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    The Ledger reports on the legal actions
    following the disappearance of Isabella Hellman two years earlier

    PALM BEACH GARDENS — A judge has made official what most presumed almost from the minute Isabella Hellmann was reported overboard at sea two years ago: He has declared her dead.
    The action turns over the suburban Delray Beach real estate broker’s modest estate to someone who isn’t yet old enough to appreciate it: her toddler daughter. And for her husband to go to prison in connection with her death.