One of the most photographed yachts in the world, the ultra-luxury boat 007, which has linked its name to James Bond, ran aground on the evening of Friday, September 2, 2022 in Kythnos and presented an inflow of water
One of the most photographed yachts in the world, the ultra-luxury boat 007, which has linked its name to James Bond, ran aground on the evening of Friday, September 2, 2022, in Kythnos and presented an inflow of water.
In fact, according to the Coast Guard, the yacht was found in a semi-submerged state, while the five foreign passengers were not in danger.
The announcement from the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy:
“The Port Authority of Kythnos was informed yesterday evening by the Unified Center for Coordination of Search and Rescue LS-EL.AKT., that the T/G “007” flag of Great Britain, has run aground in the sea area of Kolones Bay, Kythnos with five foreigners on board.
The E/P vessel “DELTA II” T.Saronicou 4760 rushed to the area with a member of the relevant Port Authority on board, where it located the above semi-submerged T/C, at a distance of approximately 15 meters from the western side of the sandy beach of Kolona bay. The passengers, all in good health, transferred to the auxiliary boat and were then transferred to the port of “Mericha” Kythnos.
A preliminary investigation is being carried out by the Port of Kythnos, while no marine pollution was observed since the incident”.