Australian Instagram model who was working on yacht died as mother was flying ...

The mother and sister of an Australian Instagram model who died in Greece were flying to visit her when they were told the news of her death.

Sinead McNamara, 20, from Port Macquarie in northern New South Wales, had been working on a luxury yacht owned by a Mexican billionaire and was holidaying in Pylos.

Her mother, Kylie McNamara, was notified of the death as she was flying over to visit her daughter for a holiday.

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Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara (pictured) died in Greece in what is understood to be a boating accident

Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara (pictured) died in Greece in what is understood to be a boating accident

Ms McNamara (pictured) had been working on a a crew member on a luxury yacht for four months

Ms McNamara (pictured) had been working on a a crew member on a luxury yacht for four months

The 20-year-old (pictured) - who hails from Port Macquarie in northern New South Wales - boasted about her love and thirst for adventure through her social media accounts

The 20-year-old (pictured) - who hails from Port Macquarie in northern New South Wales - boasted about her love and thirst for adventure through her social media accounts

Few details on the death of the 20-year-old have been released, but the family believes Ms McNamara died in a boating accident, The Daily Telegraph reported.

Ms McNamara, who died on Thursday, was on holiday after spending four months working as a crew member on the Mayan Queen.

The luxury yacht is owned by Mexican billionaire businessman Alberto Bailleres, who chairs Mexico's second largest mining company and is worth $9.6billion.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it has offered support to the McNamara family. 

Jake McNamara (pictured, right, with his sister), the brother of the social media influencer, confirmed her death on Saturday

Jake McNamara (pictured, right, with his sister), the brother of the social media influencer, confirmed her death on Saturday

Jake McNamara, the brother of the social media influencer, confirmed Ms McNamara's (pictured) death on Saturday

Jake McNamara, the brother of the social media influencer, confirmed Ms McNamara's (pictured) death on Saturday

Ms McNamara had been working on a luxury yacht called Mayan Queen (pictured)

Ms McNamara had been working on a luxury yacht called Mayan Queen (pictured)

The luxury yacht is owned by Mexican billionaire businessman Alberto Bailleres (pictured) who is worth an estimated $9.6 billion

The luxury yacht is owned by Mexican billionaire businessman Alberto Bailleres (pictured) who is worth an estimated $9.6 billion

'I have unfortunately received the worst news of my life, (Sinead) has passed away,' her brother Jake McNamara said (pictured is Ms McNamara)

'I have unfortunately received the worst news of my life, (Sinead) has passed away,' her brother Jake McNamara said (pictured is Ms McNamara)

Ms McNamara (pictured) was travelling in the seaside town of Pylos on the southwest coast of Greece

Ms McNamara (pictured) was travelling in the seaside town of Pylos on the southwest coast of Greece

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