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Breakage of mast Harlingen

  • Source: CAMJO Media / Jaring Rispens
  • Source: Skipper Amicitia
  • Mastbruch Harlingen
  • Source: Bystanders
  • Source: Bystanders
  • Source: Joris Fiselier
  • Source: Dutch Safety Board
  • Source: Dutch Safety Board
  • Source: Joris Fiselier
  • Source: Dutch Safety Board
  • Source: Dutch Safety Board
  • Source: Dutch Safety Board

On the 21st of August 2016, the wooden mast of the historic sailing ship Amicitia broke off unexpectedly. The mast was severely weakened by wood rot. Three people died in the accident. To ensure the safety of passengers onboard historic vessels, the branch need to take responsibility to raise...

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