Dive magazine report
There's an article about our experience in the Maldives in the Feb issue of the Diver magazine .
DISCOVERY 1 LIVEABOARD CATCHES FIRE AND SINKS IN MALDIVES
Discovery One caught fire and sank in the night on 5th February in Guraidoo Lagoon, South Male Atoll. There are no reported casualties. Passengers were evacuated by support dhonis from other vessels as the flames took hold.
Crew from another liveaboard vessel, the Sea Spirit, anchored nearbyto help in the attempt to put out the flames.Unfortunately Discovery 1 was totally destroyed and sank. At present no one knows the cause of the fire.
Passengers booked on Discovery One by MaldivesScuba Tours and Kuoni have been contacted and offered the choice of relocating to another vessel.
7 February 2003