Large motor cruiser on fire in East Cowes (Update 2)

Three fire pumps at the scene. It’s thought there’s no-one on board.

Motor Yacht on fire Cowes - 5 Nov 2013 by Stephen Hendry

The Fire Service are responding to a report received at 1.04pm today of a large motor cruiser on fire.

The boat, named Kahu, is moored at the Marina, Britannia Way, East Cowes.

(Update: See Kahu in its glory, before the fire.)

The fire service say three pumps are in attendance tackling the fire on the private motor cruiser, which we’re told is a 25m x 10m cruiser which has three levels as well as a flying bridge level.

Photos
We have a full set of dramatic photos of the motor yacht on fire in East Cowes.

Update 14:48: Added photo of fire sent to OntheWight by Stephen Hendry and corrected name of yacht.

Image: © Used with the kind permission of Stephen Hendry

Tuesday, 5th November, 2013 1:47pm

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murasaki

On sale for some time, the boat had failed to find a buyer.

diogenes' barrel

Hope they paid their insurance premium whilst the boat was up for sale.