Unfortunate news has come to hand that the superyacht Madiblue has fire onboard in the Greece marina called Vouliagmeni. Further details about the Madi Blue motor yacht fire are as yet unknown. Yacht Madiblue is 46.7 metres in length and was built by the Australian company Oceanfast in 1986.
The yacht is powered by a three MTU turbo diesel engines with jet propulsions and she cruises at speeds of 20 knots.
Technical Specifications of yacht Madiblue:
Length : 153.20ft (46.69m)
Beam: 27.43ft (8.36m)
Draft: 4.59ft (1.40m)
Number of guests: 10/12
Number of crew: 10
Built: 1986 by Oceanfast, Australia
Engines: 2 x 1960hp MTU plus 1 x 1305hp MTU
Cruising speed: about 20 knots
The yacht Seawise was also destroyed by fire in Greece earlier in 2010.
More information will be reported about the superyacht fire on Madiblue in Greece as it comes to light.
Further images and details of the yacht blaze are below:
The yacht which caught on fire at the Vouliagmeni Yacht Club in Greece is almost completely burn out on her superstructure area as you can see from the photos. Luckily nobody was reported injured in the blaze which is very fortunate given was appears to have been quite sever fire damage. This event highlights the need for fire safety to be a very strong theme in overall superyacht safety.