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  1. After weeks stuck in Maui Bay, luxury yacht goes under during rescue

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  2. 94-foot yacht freed from Maui rocky shoreline only to sink 800 feet

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  3. Maui Yacht Crash Shows How Hard It Is To Salvage Shipwrecks

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  4. Luxury yacht that ran aground off Maui damages coral reef

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  6. 94-foot luxury yacht runs into reef in Maui’s Honolua Bay; salvage plan

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  1. DLNR: Grounded yacht scuttled at sea after being 'successfully' freed

    At around 1 p.m. Sunday, the salvage ship "Kahi" was able to free the 120-ton yacht Nakoa. Videos revealed a crunching of the yacht's hull as the tugboat pulled it 90 degrees off the rocky ...

  2. The Yacht Was Finally Freed From Honolua Bay

    The 120-ton yacht that ran aground two weeks ago has finally been hauled away from the rocky shoreline at Honolua Bay. After being freed Sunday afternoon, the yacht began to take on water while ...

  3. Grounded yacht at Honolua finally freed but later sinks offshore

    The Maui News A luxury yacht that had been grounded for nearly two weeks at Honolua Bay was finally freed Sunday afternoon after a rigging crew worked over the weekend to remove the boat, but the ...

  4. Grounded yacht sinks after being freed from Honolua Bay

    The Nakoa, one of two luxury yachts owned by Noelani Yacht Charters, was banked on a reef about 700 feet outside the Honolua-Mokulēʻia Bay Marine Life Conservation District on Feb. 20, 2023. The grounded luxury yacht that sat on the shores of Honolua Bay for nearly two weeks has been scuttled, or deliberately sunk, shortly after salvage crews ...

  5. Luxury yacht finally freed from Maui near-shore reef only to sink in

    Nearly two weeks after a 120-ton, 94-foot luxury yacht grounded in Honolua Bay on Maui, a salvage ship and a tugboat from Honolulu finally freed the vessel named Nakoa from the rocky shoreline ...

  6. Yacht on Maui sinks just after it was freed from rocks, coral

    A photo shows the aground luxury yacht, Nakoa, that has been stranded outside the Honolua-Mokulē'ia Marine Life Conservation District since Feb. 20, 2023 in Maui, Hawai'i.

  7. State Land Board Chair To Grounded Maui Yacht Owner: 'This Is Not Over'

    Jim Jones, the Honolulu-based owner of the 120-ton, 94-foot Nakoa yacht, and his company Noelani Yacht Charters, are also at fault. The maximum penalty Jones and his company could pay is $1.76 ...

  8. Maui officials: Luxury yacht that ran aground near marine sanctuary

    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui officials confirmed the luxury yacht grounded near a marine sanctuary leaked fuel into the bay. The 94-foot vessel got stuck on the reef on Monday at Honolua Bay.

  9. 120-ton private yacht sinks in Hawaii after grounding, oil leak

    The Nakoa yacht stuck on the reef in the Honolua-Mokuleia Marine Life Conservation District on Maui. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources By Madilynne Medina Updated March 8, 2023 4:58 p.m.

  10. Grounded yacht sinks to bottom of the sea after freed off Maui

    The grounded luxury yacht Nakoa in west Maui as seen on Feb. 27. After several towing attempts and a fuel leak over the past two weeks, the luxury yacht Nakoa is now at the bottom of the channel ...

  11. Yacht Nakoa Sinks Off Hawaii After Grounding

    A superyacht sitting grounded off Maui for nearly two weeks finally became freed on March 5. However, minutes after salvage crews began towing her, the 94-foot (28.65-meter) yacht Nakoa sank.. Nakoa ran aground in Honolua Bay, off Maui's northwest coast on February 20.The owner, Jim Jones, tells local media that he and his family had anchored for the weekend when her line—attached to a ...

  12. 120-foot luxury yacht runs aground off West Maui

    At 6:15 a.m. Friday, water levels at the reservoir were reported at 80.88 feet, according to the National Weather Service. A last-minute rift in end-of-session negotiations has tensions high in St ...

  13. Maui Yacht Owner: 'I Didn't Know What I Was Getting Into'

    The owner of a luxury yacht that ran aground last month in Honolua Bay is trying to salvage his reputation as efforts continue this week to remove his 94-foot Sunseeker from a delicate reef off Maui.

  14. Luxury yacht that ran aground off Maui damages coral reef

    The yacht, Nakoa, ran aground just outside the Honolua-Mokuleia Marine Life Conservation District two weeks ago and was finally freed on Sunday after three attempts. It then sank in 800 feet of water, where it will remain. The four-person DAR team assessed both initial damage from when the vessel was grounded and scars from when the boat was ...

  15. Grounded yacht sinks to the ocean floor

    The luxury yacht Nakoa sinks off the coast of Honolua Bay, Maui, after it was freed from the reef it was stuck on for nearly two weeks. It was scuttled intentionally on Sunday. HONOLUA BAY, Maui ...

  16. DLNR: Crews successfully free grounded yacht at Honolua Bay

    The west Maui community said it's been a long two weeks, but are finally feeling a sense of relief as the grounded luxury yacht near Honolua Bay has been rem...

  17. Maui businessman sued for $2M after grounding luxury yacht

    Published 7:08 PM PDT, March 15, 2023. WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A business owner whose luxury yacht ran aground and leaked diesel fuel into waters off the Hawaiian island of Maui last month is being sued for more than $2 million in damages by a trust that sold him the vessel. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Honolulu on Monday seeks ...

  18. Maui businessman, captain sued for $2M after grounding luxury yacht

    Maui businessman, captain sued for $2M after grounding luxury yacht. The Nakoa, one of two luxury yachts owned by Noelani Yacht Charters, was banked on a reef about 700 feet outside the Honolua-Mokulēʻia Bay Marine Life Conservation District on Feb. 20, 2023. A business owner whose luxury yacht ran aground and leaked diesel fuel into waters ...

  19. 120-foot luxury yacht runs aground off West Maui

    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A luxury tour yacht is stuck on the rocks off Lahaina, the state DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation said. The 120-foot Maui Princess ran aground in shallow ...

  20. Sunken yacht to be left on seafloor for now

    Mar 8, 2023. Dakota Grossman. Staff Writer. [email protected]. The yacht Nakoa is seen listing before it sank in waters about 800 feet deep some 3 miles off the Maui coastline on Sunday ...

  21. 2 fishermen safe on shore after boat sinks off Maui

    Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo. Two men are safe on shore after their fishing boat sank about a mile off Pauwela on Maui's north shore Thursday night, a Maui County ...

  22. Did Maui fires hurt coral reefs? Scientists try to find answers

    Ryan Kellman/NPR. Debris from hundreds of buildings destroyed by wildfire in Lahaina, Maui still needs to be cleared. Piles of wreckage sit by the bright turquoise ocean, home to a coral reef ...

  23. 94-foot yacht freed from Maui rocky shoreline only to sink 800 feet

    The yacht Nakoa ended up sinking in 800 feet of water after taking on water from all the holes in its hull. Photo: Department of Land and Natural Resources. Nearly two weeks after a 120-ton, 94-foot luxury yacht grounded in Honolua Bay on Maui, a salvage ship and a tugboat from Honolulu finally freed the vessel named Nakoa from the rocky shoreline.

  24. Orcas sink sailing yacht in Strait of Gibraltar

    Reuters —. An unknown number of orcas have sunk a sailing yacht after ramming it in Moroccan waters in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain's maritime rescue service said on Monday, a new attack in ...

  25. Orcas have sunk another boat off European coast. Baffled scientists

    A group of at least 15 orcas off the coast of Spain have sunk seven boats over the past four years. The origin of this new behaviour has baffled scientists, though the leading theory suggests they ...

  26. Yacht sinks after latest incident involving orcas in Strait of

    Last modified on Mon 13 May 2024 14.33 EDT. An unknown number of orcas have sunk a yacht after ramming it in Moroccan waters in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain's maritime rescue service has said ...

  27. Pioneering Crab Boat F/V North American Sinks at the Pier

    Pioneering Crab Boat F/V North American Sinks at the Pier. Published May 14, 2024 6:09 PM by The Maritime Executive. On Tuesday morning, a well-known Bering Sea crab fishing vessel sank at a pier ...

  28. Orcas sink sailing yacht in Strait of Gibraltar

    By Reuters. An unknown number of orcas have sunk a sailing yacht after ramming it in Moroccan waters in the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain's maritime rescue service said on Monday, a new attack in ...

  29. Orcas Sink Another Boat Near Iberia, Worrying Sailors Before Summer

    May 14, 2024. Summer is on the way, meaning that the orcas are out to play near the Strait of Gibraltar — which is bad news for sailors. Two people were rescued on Sunday after an attack by a ...

  30. Orcas Sink 50-Foot Yacht Off the Coast of Morocco

    Orcas Sink 50-Foot Yacht Off the Coast of Morocco. The vessel's two passengers were evacuated onto an oil tanker in the Strait of Gibraltar. The incident marks the fifth vessel the mammals have ...