Statement by Burgess on sinking of superyacht Yogi

Burgess confirms, with regret, reports that the 60 metre motor yacht Yogi sank 19 nautical miles off the Greek Island of Skyros early on Friday morning 17 February 2012. All 8 crew were safely rescued and there was no loss of life. No passengers were on board the yacht at the time of the incident. The cause of the sinking has not been identified and confirmed.

Yogi was built by the Proteksan Turquoise shipyard in Istanbul and delivered last year. Burgess represented YOGI for charter as central agents.

Burgess have commissioned the build of many yachts with Proteksan Turquoise with whom they have a long-standing relationship going back a number of years. The shipyard has a well-earned reputation for building well specified yachts of good quality, incorporating all the latest safety features. To date Proteksan Turquoise yachts have always enjoyed a flawless record of safety and reliability.

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