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Storm Emma sinks 80 Boats in Holyhead

Posted by Alan Lindley 
Storm Emma sinks 80 Boats in Holyhead
03 March, 2018 19:19
Click on the Link Below to See Video after Storm Emma.

[www.walesonline.co.uk]
Re: Storm Emma sinks 80 Boats in Holyhead
05 March, 2018 17:42
Quote:
Alan Lindley
Click on the Link Below to See Video after Storm Emma.
[www.walesonline.co.uk]

Sad to see.

The marina is very exposed to storms from the East or NE.

Google Earth makes that very clear.

Boat owners were unwise to leave their boats there over the winter I suppose.

John



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/03/2018 17:46 by John.Kinsella1.
Re: Storm Emma sinks 80 Boats in Holyhead
06 March, 2018 18:56
Yes, sad to see. It breaks my heart even more to see boats sink due to years of neglect, left totally abandoned, when many could be restored to their original glory. With the storm we suffered and the warnings that were given, dare i say, some owners suffered from some form of "stupidity" not to take preventative action. Still, easier said than done when you're looking at extra expense this time of year, even with a lift out on the hard!!
Re: Storm Emma sinks 80 Boats in Holyhead
09 March, 2018 09:50
Quote:
Cliff
Yes, sad to see. It breaks my heart even more to see boats sink due to years of neglect, left totally abandoned, when many could be restored to their original glory. With the storm we suffered and the warnings that were given, dare i say, some owners suffered from some form of "stupidity" not to take preventative action. Still, easier said than done when you're looking at extra expense this time of year, even with a lift out on the hard!!

I wouldn't use the word "stupidity". Maybe inattention?

The Tipp CoCo boat graveyard in Garrykennedy is testament to how extensive that inattention can be.
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