More Details on Nantucket Sailboat Collision
August 11, 2014
Details are emerging on the sailboat that sank in Nantucket Harbor on Friday morning, August 8, after colliding with another sailboat.
According to the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror, the 40’ wooden sailboat Winnie of Bourne, a 1952 Concordia yawl, collided with the 46’ Swan Dragon outside the harbor at around 10:20 a.m. The Bourne, which received a cracked seam and 2” hole, sank while attempting to reach the harbor. All 4 people aboard were rescued and no injuries were reported. The Coast Guard is investigating the incident.
The sunken sailboat was raised from the harbor and placed on a barge on Sunday.