One person died and one is missing after a Polish sailing yacht with a crew of seven capsized in the Lithuanian zone on the Baltic Sea, spokesman of the Maritime Search and Rescue Service Rafal Goeck told PAP on Monday.
The bespoke new 80 Sunreef Power yacht is 24-metres-long and can accommodate 14 people.
Poland is considered an EU leader in selling yachts exports, according to a recent study by the Polish Economic Institute (PIE).
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) launched for the first time a national stand presenting Poland's yachting and boating sector to foreign recipients at the Norwegian International Boat Show 2019 in Oslo, PAIH has announced.
The “I Love Poland” programme, designed to promote Poland worldwide, was launched in Szczecin (north-west Poland) on Saturday. As part of the program, a yacht, “I Love Poland”, was bought by the Polish National Foundation to take part in prestigious regattas.
Polish yachts are a leading export and boats with a Polish label are regarded as high quality, innovative and elegant.
The largest luxury yacht ever built in Poland has been launched by the Conrad shipyard in Gdansk.