27m Pershing yacht Spirit of Zen sunk from fire in Dubai Marina

A fire has broken out and sunk the 26.96-metre Pershing yacht Spirit of Zen in Dubai Marina.Spirit of Zen yacht fire Dubai MarinaPhoto: SYT Reader Videos published online show the Pershing 88 yacht Spirit of Zen on fire, with flames bursting throughout her interior. First responders from the Dubai Civil Defence quickly attended to the scene to tackle the blaze, which saw thick black smoke billowing from her stern.  

According to local eyewitnesses the fire was extinguished, with the yacht now sunk in the marina. At the time of publication, the cause of the fire has not been determined, with investigations ongoing. It is unclear at this stage whether anyone was injured during the incident.Spirit of Zen yacht fire Dubai MarinaSpirit of Zen yacht fire Dubai Marina Spirit of Zen was delivered in 2002 from Italy and features interior and exterior design by Fulvio De Simoni Yacht Design. She can sleep up to eight guests across a four stateroom configuration, as well as a crew of three. Pershing 88 Zen in Dubai Photo: Merijn de Waard / SuperYacht Times

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