July 8, 2021

Out-News = Linssen Explorer Cruiser Aground in Scilly Island

A fourteen meter Linssen explorer cruiser with two persons onboard ended aground in the Isles of Scilly, on the South West of Great Britain on the morning of Thursday eight July.  A St, Mary RNLI life boat was directed to the area to assist in the accident finding the two persons in safety onboard the tender of the explorer cruiser.  At around 1600 hours with high tide and assistance from a private boat and life boat, the explorer cruiser was re-floated and directed to Tesco Marina where it was reunited with its owner.
The Linssen in the accident is a 470 Grand Sturdy AC Mk.2.  The Linssen 470 Grand Sturdy is an inland water way thanks to its low draft but also offshore capable full displacement hull type explorer cruiser.  Her interior offers two double cabins at located to bow and aft, with galley dining, and raised saloon the semi raised area.  The 470 Grand Sturdy was offered with a single or twin engine power usually offered with twin 150hp engines. Linssen are a bit unique in there size for being build fully in steel.  The 470 Grand Sturdy AC Mk.II, was presented in 2006 with the main difference to the Mk.1 coming aft, now having an integrated bathing platform with integrated stairway to both sides.

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