Drifting yacht identified as the”Welsh Dragon”

The yacht found drifting yesterday off Mizen Head has been identified as the ‘Welsh Dragon’. The craft was en-route from the US to Holland and was last heard from on November 3rd of last year.The Le Emer was called to investigate the incident, after a German research vessel discovered the overturned yacht around 120 miles off the Kerry coast. The Irish naval vessel towed the yacht for a distance, but was forced to set it adrift, around 54 miles South West of the Skelligs, when it began to catch in its rigging.