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Yachts on Italy’s Ligurian coast appear to have experienced the worst damage…


Earlier this week, heavy rain and strong winds battered parts of the Mediterranean over several days, causing serious damage to yachts and infrastructure in yachting hotspots across France, Italy and Spain. Amongst the hubs worst hit by the storm were Genoa, La Spezia, Antibes, Monaco, and Barcelona.

One of the areas most visibly hit by the storm was the port town of Rapallo. Located on Italy’s Ligurian coast, the relentless weather caused the marina’s breakwater to collapse. The wind and waves then entered the unprotected port – catering for yachts between six and 42 metres – destroying moorings and washing dozens of boats ashore. The Custom Line 124 Suegno is believed to be one of the sunken superyachts in the incident.

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