Over the weekend, a superyacht capsized off the southern Italian coast. The boat sank stern-first with its bow pointed straight up in the video of its demise. Before the ship sank, the Italian Coast Guard saved nine individuals. Join our weekday newsletter list to receive original analysis, news, and trends in your inbox. After the Italian Coast Guard members saved nine people from the sinking ship on Saturday, a superyacht measuring about 130 feet sank off the southern Italian coast.
The 39.4-meter motor boat “My Saga” sank off the coast of Catanzaro Marina, according to a report from the Italian press this past weekend.
The enormous boat can be seen teetering into the sea on video from the scene before fully sinking stern-first.
According to the outlet, an inquiry is being conducted to determine what caused the ship to sink.
According to Super Boat Times, the yacht was constructed in Italy in 2007. At the time of its sinking, it had a full Italian crew and was sailing from Gallipoli to Milazzo while flying the Cayman Islands flag.