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Tiara - Pirate attack - Corsica

Tiara

Yacht name: Tiara
Length: 178 ft • 54 m
Year: 2004
Builder: Alloy Yachts • # AY30
Naval architect: Dubois Naval Architects
Interior: John Munford Design

Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • 2006

25 August 2008: Pirate attack - Breaking news

Tiara, the 54m luxury sailing yacht, which is available for charter, was boarded by four armed men in the bay of Porto Novo, off Porto Vecchio, in the south of Corsica - last night, 24th August 2008.

The men arrived in an inflatable, armed with guns and other weapons, and quickly overpowered the crew. The attackers left with €138,000 taken from the safe.

The ten crew and nine passengers, who had sailed from Porto Cervo in Sardinia, were reportedly shocked but unhurt.

The pirates then disappeared into the night. French police are investigating …
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