Alfa Nero Superyacht Escapes Disaster as Yacht Club Marina Burns Down in Tropical Storm Philippe’s Aftermath

13 The Alfa Nero superyacht seems to have become a magnet for misfortune. The Yacht Club Marina, where the Alfa Nero was previously docked, was entirely gutted by fire, along with several other neighboring businesses. Thankfully, the 267-foot vessel had been relocated a day earlier and remains unscathed, per Loop.

It’s believed that the heavy rains, lightning, and widespread flooding from Tropical Storm Philippe instigated the fire that consumed businesses in and arond the harbor, including the Skull Duggery café, Yacht Club Marina Gym, Cloggy’s, Dock Master Office, and Dockside Liquor. Although the natural disaster left at least 100 people unemployed, there were no severe injuries reported.

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The Alfa Nero was moved out just a day before the devastating fire.

Prime Minister Gaston Browne weighed in on the situation online, stating: “Giving thanks that no one was seriously hurt. We have been spared the worst. As a resilient people, we will soldier on.” Sources indicated that the docks remain undamaged, ensuring that the boats and superyachts planning to visit the island for the season won’t be affected.


Alfa Nero at the Falmouth harbor

As for the Alfa Nero, it’s presently anchored in Falmouth Harbor, per Marine Traffic, after escaping the storm by a hair. The Oceanco vessel is diligently maintained by the government of Antigua and its skeleton crew. Earlier this month, the island nation invested approximately $9,000 to fly in an engineer to refurbish the $120 million yacht that had been abandoned for the past year.


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This proactive measure ensured the ship was in prime condition and could be moved to safety. Thanks to these efforts, the Alfa Nero is now ready for any deep-pocketed billionaire to potentially sail it away in the future.


Andrey Guryev

The fate of the Alfa Nero has been stuck in a quagmire since the daughter of sanctioned billionaire Andrey Guryev claimed ownership of the vessel and vowed to fight the sale of the vessel in court.

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  1. The Alfa Nero saga continues! The legal battle over ownership adds another layer of intrigue. Wonder how this will play out in court

  2. Bravo! The Alfa Nero narrowly escaped a storm, but what about the businesses that actually got wiped out? I hope the government has a yacht for them too

  3. How fortunate that the Prime Minister gave thanks that ‘no one was seriously hurt.’ I’m sure the unemployed 100 people appreciate the sentiment. Yachts, 1; Jobs, 0.

  4. This English Harbour area is one of the Country’s most important and active businesses centers.
    Where was the Fire Department to put out the fire before it ravaged these businesses?
    The PM rather than thanking; should be ashamed of the Government’s inability to act quickly. It further illustrates or the lack of capacity to address disasters.
    Any good government would recognize that fact and immediately take steps to address it.

  5. A lazer shot from a satellite under, the cover of Philippe is a warning!
    In war storms are one of the best covers when on the offensive.
    Gaston Browne and his government is fucking with the right crew, they’re not the Barbudans!

  6. Dan Dada Mystikal, U dun kno, me no own, no LEGAL RIGHTS to U lyrics nar music. However, U big CHUNE, a bark and a talk, bout dis #Alfa_Nero Saga!
    Another chapter has being written!
    What a SCRIPT…

    Kum een Mystikal…
    The #Cloned_Tyrone, so, the PM can have America send one of them, to conduct the #FORENSIC_INVESTIGATIONS!
    Pompey ain’t ready for this one!

    Jumbee_Picknee aka Ras Smood
    De ‘ole Dutty Peg🦶🏿Garrat_Bastard

    Vere C. Edwards

  7. An entire Fire Department could not contain a FIRE that could have been much worse than what actually occurred.

    That brings me back to the point that if “FRESH WATER “ was readily available. The amount of destruction would not have occurred. A fire truck can’t use “Sea Wata and Sand.”

    Thankfully there was no loss of life. “Next Level “ government at work. All talk and no action!

  8. Wait! Lightning only struck where the Alfa Nero was moored? No where else? Tell Gaston go ahead play wid the Russians and the people of this country! God Nar sleep!

  9. NERO really disappointed that we weren’t heavily affected by the storm. There’s no opportunity for him to beg but if asked about the cost in damages, we’ll surely get a 10 digit figure.

  10. General who challenge putin mysteriously died in a plane crash and Alpha Nero owns by putin’s friend mysteriously escape fire at English habour. Wow!

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