Claim: Photographs show an expensive yacht capsizing during transport.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, June 2007]
Origins: According to the site cargolaw.com, the above-depicted yacht mishap occurred on
A marketing representative with Carver Yachts confirmed that this explanation is basically correct:
We are aware of this accident. The sling broke while it was being
placed in the water. They are legitimate pictures that you have
forwarded on to us.
(The first photograph above is included to illustrate the loading procedure and did not necessarily originate with the same sequence.)
Last updated: 2 July 2007