Ferry allided with yacht
In the morning of Sep 27, 2018, the 'Red Eagle' allided with a yacht moored at Cowes
In the morning of Sep 27, 2018, the 'Red Eagle' allided with a yacht moored at Cowes. The Cowes RNLI was tasked to reports of the accident along with Calshot RNLI. The ferry was operating the 5.30 a.m. sailing to Southampton when it came into a contact with a small yacht moored overnight in the fairway at Cowes. There was no crew aboard the yacht and no one was injured on the ferry which was undamaged and remained in service. An investigation into the cause was underway in partnership with the relevant authorities. Visibility at the time was reported to be extremely poor due to fog.