Yacht carrying tourists sank off Jumeirah beach

11 Dubai tourists were rescued from a sinking yacht off Jumeirah Beach Residence and it was caught on camera…

A rented yacht worth AED5.5 million sank off Dubai Marina on Thursday. The entire event was caught on camera by an eyewitness.

Dubai Police rescue boats immediately rushed to the scene and picked up three crew and eight tourists just as the vessel sank off the JBR coast.

Efforts are continuing to recover the yacht.

Thankfully, everyone (including one Egyptian and two Asian crew men and tourists) got off the boat safely. However, eight tourists comprising of Russian, British and French nationals.

The cause of the accident isn’t clear yet but preliminary reports showed that there was a water leakage.

Further, the yacht was retrieved by the rental company after everyone onboard was rescued.

Tourists and crew rescued after rented yacht sinks off Dubai Marina.