July 10, 2022

Super Sport Yacht Sinks Near Bodrum

A super sport yacht named Alien of 24 meters in length sank in unknown circumstances in Gundogan Kizilburun, to the North of Bodrum in Turkey on the morning of Sunday tenth July.  The super sport yacht had apparently anchored at night in the area, when in the morning the yacht started to take in water and later sank. Reports are saying that at the time of sinking the owner of the Super Sport Yacht was not onboard, with it being boarded by Turkish personality Hakan Sabanci and his girlfriend plus crew.  Hakan has apparently used this yacht for his Turkish vacation in previous years. 
Alien is an Italian Yachts 80 Jaguar Sport designed by Robert Angel.  Presented in 2009 the 80 Jaguar, was an evolution of FP Yachts Jaguar 24 Sport, with accommodation for eight guests in four cabins with two crew cabins sleeping four, and was powered by twin MTU 1800hp which with surface drives propulsion gave her top speed up to 42 knots max.  The 80 Jaguar was produced till 2013 when Italian Yachts founded in 2008 closed its doors accused of tax evasion. 

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