- Jet Ski incident at Ballyvaughan
Report of the Investigation into Jet Ski Collision with Moored Fishing Vessel in Ballyvaughan Harbour, Co. Clare On 27th Of June 2004
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Date of Incident
Sunday 27 June 2004
Friday 30 September 2005
On the 27th of June 2004 at approximately 15:30 hours a jet ski collided with a moored fishing vessel in Ballyvaughan Harbour, Co. Clare. The collision occurred approximately 55 metres from the quay wall (See Appendix 8.2), in position: Lat .53° 07”.5 North Long. 009° 09”.0 West. The vessel was unoccupied at the time. The weather at the time was good with light to moderate winds and good visibility. The jet ski penetrated the hull of the vessel resulting in the vessel taking in water. The jet ski operator sustained a deep laceration to his right leg, cuts and some bruises. There were no other casualties.