March 30, 2023

Ferretti Yacht Collides Into Eceabat Marina Breakwater

A 26 meter Ferretti super yacht titled m/y Gemini collided into the Eceabat Marina breakwater in Canakkale, near the Dardanelles straits in Turkey on the morning of Thursday March 30. The captain reported the accident to the Canakkale Straight Ship Services Directorate, with the yacht reportedly traveling from Greece to Turkey at the time of the accident.  According to the photos circulating online the Ferretti yacht reported cosmetic damage to its bow starboard side, with some hull damage below waterline.  Causes of the accident are not reported.
M/y Gemini is a Ferretti 870 from 2014.  The Ferretti 870 was launched in 2012 to a design of Zuccon and produced till 2016 in eleven units.  The Ferretti 870 was an evolution of the 2004 launched 830 extended in length and replacing the 880 model.  The 870 was replaced by the 850 in the fall of 2016.

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