Jake Feldwhere, 29, killed after a super-yacht crash three times the speed-limit in Cannes | Denton Daily

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British sailor died in Cannes boat crash ‘caused by captain showing off‘: Deckhand, 29, was pulling up the anchor on £3.7m vessel when out of control boat crashed into it

Jack Feldwhere, 29, died in a yacht collision in Monaco on the last night of the Cannes Film Festival, after his boat‘s captain sped up to ‘show off the boat‘s performance‘

A British deckhand was killed in a super-yacht collision blamed on a captain said to be ‘showing off’ his boat.

Jake Feldwhere was pulling up the anchor of the Minx when it was struck at three times the legal speed limit by another ship, Vision, on the final day of the .

The 29-year-old from Midhurst, West Sussex, had only arrived in the south of four weeks before the tragedy in May, having just completed a basic super-yacht training course.

He posted a smiling selfie from Monaco Port on social media after he arrived, writing: ‘Only gone and made it to Monaco. Let the adventure begin!’

via Jake Feldwhere, 29, killed after a super-yacht crash three times the speed-limit in Cannes | Denton Daily.