It’s a sad day as the Mad Decent Boat is shut down and forced to return to the dock. A woman apparently voluntarily jumped off the boat at around 7pm last night. The incident happened 22 miles off the coast of Cuba.Two rescue boats were immediately used for search of the person.
Mad Decent released the following official statement after the tragedy:
“On Thursday, Nov. 12, during a chartered cruise on Norwegian Pearl, a female guest was observed intentionally going overboard while the ship was sailing the Yucatan Channel. The ship’s crew immediately initiated rescue measures, including deploying three rescue boats and notifying the Coast Guard and other relevant authorities. The search for the guest is ongoing. Both the ship and charter company teams are providing support to the family and all impacted guests during this difficult time.”
The Mad Decent Boat Party was meant to cruise from Miami to Cozumel (Mexico) from November 11-15. The Coast Guards having been searching for an entire day but the mood is somber as the boat sails back to dock in light of this tragedy.