Police to investigate whether arson involved

Two yachts were destroyed and another damaged in a blaze at a boatyard in Crosshaven, County Cork on Saturday morning. No one was hurt in the fire.

The gardai have cordoned off the scene to preserve forensic evidence but according to RTÉ news, have no reason to suspect arson at this point.

One of the yachts destroyed was the Corby 36Antix, a two-time winner of the Bell Lawrie Scottish series trophy. The other yacht was calledDignity- class unknown.

Photos by John Hanly