A French yacht worth some 85,000 Euros sank off Dominica’s coast last Friday, according to reports from the police.
Police PRO Inspector John Carbon said the incident occurred six nautical miles west of Portsmouth.
The police report that the vessel, Ti Bouchon, began taking on water and captain and sole occupant abandoned it for a small life boat.
The captain, identified as French national Willy Joel Goutier, was rescued by the Dominica Coast Guard.
He has since returned to Guadeloupe.
On Friday, June 15, a Dominican cargo boat sank when it collide with a French catamarran off the coast of Dublanc.
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