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Sunday, 2 June 2019
Freighter lost 30-mil euro super yacht in Balearic sea
General cargo ship BRATTINGSBORG was caught in storm in Mediterranean, Balearic sea, and at night May 25-26 lost overboard famous in yachting world sailing super yacht MY SONG, worth some 30 mil euros. Yacht was transported from the Caribbean, where she stayed during winter season, to be offloaded, understood, in Genova, probably for repairs, as her condition was said to be so poor that the owner didn’t dare transatlantic voyage, and decided to transport her by freighter. She was to be on Balearic island by Jun 3, to take part in the regatta.
Yacht is believed to be total loss, very upsetting news for yachting world.
General cargo ship BRATTINGSBORG, IMO 9488035, dwt 12705, built 2010, flag Panama, manager JUTHA MARITIME PCL, Thailand (EQUASIS).
Sailing yacht MY SONG, MMSI 232002701, displacement 102 ton, built in 2016 by Baltic Yachts, full-carbon, length 39.6 meter, 8 guests, 6 crew, cost 30 mil euro, owner Pier Luigi Loro Piana, yacht has been recently declared Boat of the Year at the Italian Sailing Federation’s Sailor of the Year awards.