Super Yacht Skipper Drowned

Superyacht sailors body found off the coast of Nice

Riviera Radio the English speaking radio station serving the South of France has today (14th August 2009) reported that the body of the skipper of a 27 metre yacht has been found drowned off the coast of Nice.

The boat was first spotted yesterday morning, adrift and empty near Nice Airport. The body was subsequently found by rescue services a few hours later.

The 59-year-old victim has been identified as Jean-Louis Segura, who kept his catamaran, KaRuKeRa in the port of Villefranche.