Yacht grounded after breaking moorings

Yacht on the rocks at Gansey, Port St Mary

Yacht on the rocks at Gansey, Port St Mary

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A yacht broke its moorings in Port St Mary last weekend and ended up marooned on Gansey Point.
The 26-foot Manx-registered yacht, Ashleyder, was moored at the outer harbour when she broke away in gusty conditions on either Saturday night or Sunday morning. 
Sadly the damage to the yacht’s hull means she has been written off, explained Steve George from Ramsey Shipping Services (RSS).

He added: ‘There is a huge tear on her starboard side where she fell over onto the rocks. We [RSS] removed all the pollutants like oil and petrol and JCK is going to take her away this afternoon [Wednesday] by tractor and break her up.’

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