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The biggest superyacht disasters of 2017

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Hurricane Irma

2017 has seen many catastrophic yacht disasters, most of which have thankfully been isolated incidents, but the biggest was undoubtedly Hurricane Irma. The most powerful storm to hit the Caribbean in decades, Irma sank multiple yachts but this was just the tip of the iceberg — communities were devastated across the region and more than 100 fatalities were reported. In the months since, the superyacht community has come together to support Caribbean welfare and rebuilding efforts but it will be many months before the damage is fully repaired.

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