Another luxury motor yacht sinks

Luxury motor yacht My Saga (MMSI 319204600) sank shortly before noon on August 20th when 9 nm off Catanzaro Marina, Gulf of Squillace, Calabrian coast, Italy, while being under tow. It is one of several luxury motor yachts to sink this year. The yacht had earlier reported water ingress and that it was sinking. All passengers and part of crew were evacuated. Salvors tried to tow the sinking boat to Marina, but it developed a heavy starboard list and finally sank.

The My Saga was built in 2007. It was 39.4 metres long and 380gt, sailing under a Cayman islands flag. It was designed for 12 guests and seven crew 7 and could have been under charter at the time.