Boat with 60 tourists sinks on Jalisco beach

Jalisco.- A catamaran type boat sank on the afternoon of December 31 on the beaches of the municipality of Cape Corrientes, Jalisco, when he made a tour from Vallarta Port with about 60 tourists on board.

Among the travelers who hired the tour there were national and foreign walkers, but all wanted to have an unforgettable experience by leaving 2020 behind and welcoming the New Year with great fanfare, however, they did not suspect they knew the play that destiny had for them during the trip that included whale watching.

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Unofficially, it has been indicated that due to an erroneous maneuver added to the high waves that occurred at the height of the Quimixto Beach the named vessel “Canuwa“it could have been defeated by the force of the sea.

The sinking started from the bow (front part of the ship) while the waves gradually ate the ship to submerge the sides and the stern (rear), while the dozens of tourists who were on board they had to swim to save their lives.

Other small boats that plowed through the area, upon noticing the accident, were approaching little by little to provide aid to men and women who, scared, could not believe what they were living.

In the videos and photographs that circulate on social networks, you can see some of the tourists swimming towards a small boat that came to give help, while others are seen overcome by panic and clung to the few irons that remained to float of catamaran “Canuwa”.

Agents of Jalisco Civil Protection and belonging to the delegation of the municipality of Cabo Corrientes also came to provide help to the affected tourists, but by the time they reached the indicated area for the fortune of the travelers everyone was already safe, but not so their belongings, including cameras, electronic devices and cell phones with which they had been capturing their entire journey along the Jalisco coast.

According to the report of the local authorities, it was not necessary to provide greater medical attention to those affected, since the experience was only a great scare, one that in a funny way is already compared in networks with the Titanic tragedy.

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