Sailboat runs aground off Balos

Visitors of Balos saw a sailboat on the beach, on Saturday morning.

The sailboat was anchored off of Balos, but lost its anchor during the night, due to the big waves.

The only person on board was the captain, who comes from Ireland.

At the time the sailboat lost its anchor, he was asleep, but, fortunately he was not injured.

The Port Authority of Chania examined the boat and found a crack, caused by the impact to the rocks.

The vessel was towed to the port of Kissamos.

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