In May 2014 Bäden sank upon launch in Anacortes, Washington, exacerbating a spate of bad luck for CEO and general manager Andy McDonald, who had just returned to work after an extended illness.
Contributor Phil Friedman took an in-depth look at the capsizing of the $10-million expedition yacht, Baden, in Anacortes. In the web extra, learn more about the builder, how stability works at sea and what Northern Marine had to say about the incident.
Just last month, a 90-foot expedition yacht built for circumnavigation capsized in Anacortes. Disaster struck while Bäden was being launched.