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Super Yacht Sinks Just Seconds After Launch, Owner £6 Million Down

03/06/2014 13:42 BST | Updated 06/06/2014 15:59 BST

You would not be happy.

You've envisioned her from the hull up and invested £6 million in crafting the superyacht of your dreams.

She's ready to launch and is gently lowered into the water...

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The incident happened in Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina, Washington, USA

And then this happens...

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Oh dear...

This is Baden, a 90-foot ship that was supposed to be taking its owners on a round-the-world trip of a lifetime.

Instead it spent just seconds afloat before tipping over and sinking.

Eyewitness Wes Fridell, who works for the yacht’s maker's, Northern Marine, said: "The boat tilted to one side, and although not unusual, the amount of tilt was a bit more than normal.

"So we paused to collect ourselves and assure that everything was going to be right, and then as we continued to lower it down, it pitched, and that’s when it went over."

Six people were rescued from the boat, two of whom were admitted to hospital.