Nettle Bay: the Yacht Hop boat is approaching Nettle Bay

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The Yacht Hop boat which anchored in Marigot Bay and which drifted during the night of March 1 to 2 last week towards Nettle Bay strongly approached the coast on Tuesday afternoon. With the heavy swell in recent days, it has indeed moved a lot. The chain of its anchor passed over the dike of rocks protecting the beach of a residence.

Several operations were carried out last week to free it from the sandy bottom in which it ran aground, but none succeeded.

According to our sources, the tug Istria was to come to tow the boat.

According to the captain's version given to the authorities, his anchor dropped and the rope caught in the propeller.

It is a boat flying the English flag. (Source: www.soualigapost.com)

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