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Blaze Destroys €7m Superyacht and Damages Pier in Torquay Harbour

29th May 2022
The superyacht Rendezvous ablaze in Torquay Harbour on Saturday 28 May
The superyacht Rendezvous ablaze in Torquay Harbour on Saturday 28 May Credit: Via Devon Live

A €7 million superyacht was sunk on Saturday evening (29 May) after bursting into a “fire ball” in a Devon harbour, as Devon Live reports.

The 85ft Rendezvous, built in 2010 by Princess Yachts, was carrying 2,000 gallons of fuel when the blaze broke out shortly before noon — sending clouds of black smoke across Torquay and causing a hazardous oil slick on the water.

No one was injured in the fire, which completely engulfed the luxury vessel and dealt significant damage to the nearby pier after it broke from its pontoon mooring in the intense heat.

Devon Live has more on the story HERE.

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