Sailing yacht Platino accident report

On 13 June 2016, two people died as a result of an accident that occurred on board the yacht Platino.
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Surviving crew of the sailing yacht Platino await rescue

Information about what caused the accident is being used to change regulations and procedures, and inform seafarers and organisations to improve maritime safety in the future.

This report, published 25 July 2018, documents the investigation:

Platino - Accident Report[PDF: 1.74MB, 61 pages]

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