Tuesday, August 20, 2013

56m Benetti FB261 Up In Flames

Photo Credit: Il Tirreno Livorno
Devastating news for the Benetti yard today as the 56m (184ft) Benetti project number FB261 caught fire this morning August 20th at around 11.30am as she was sitting at the dock at the Benetti facility in Livorno Italy. Bannenberg & Rowell had just completed her interior and she was expected to be on display at the Monaco Yacht Show next month. Thankfully its been reported that no one was aboard or injured when the fire broke out. We are now awaiting a statement from Benetti as to the extent of the damages and will keep you up to date as soon as the news comes in.

The photos are credited to the Il Tirreno Livorno news website. And for more information please follow their link:  Il Tirreno

Photo Credit: Il Tirreno Livorno

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