March 14, 2022

Super Yacht Aground in Sea of Cortez Mexico

A 52 meter super yacht with fifteen passengers onboard titled m/y Vixit with Cayman Island flag registration ran aground on a rocky reefs in Mexico's Sea of Cortez five nautical miles South-East of Porto Escondido on the afternoon of Monday March 14.  Vixit was transiting from Loreto to Lo Paz when it hit the Piedras del Camaroncito which translate to Little Shrimp rocks.  The grounding is reported to have pinched three holes to Vixit among other damage to the propellers, rudders, and stabilizers.  The plan is to re-float the super yacht and take her further South to Mazatlan for repairs.
M/y Vixit is a 52.76 meter build by Swedeship in 1988 to a design and naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design from Holland and interiors by Arleen Dvorine.  Build of steel and aluminium it accommodates twelve guests in six cabins, and carries a crew of up to fifteen.  Vixit is the largest super yacht build by Swedeship who build four super yachts, three of which made in the eighties and one in the 1950s.

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