Pleasure boat takes on water south of Bainbridge, Coast Guard pulls eight from vessel

The Coast Guard pulled eight people from a boat that had begun taking on water just south of Bainbridge Island Wednesday afternoon.

Kitsap County 911 dispatchers notified the Coast Guard at about 2:30 p.m. that a 45-foot pleasure craft had started taking on water about a mile north of Blake Island.

A rescue boat was launched from Coast Guard Station Seattle and five adults and three children were brought aboard the Coast Guard vessel.

There were no injuries or pollution reported, and the Coast Guard said it was unknown why the vessel was taking on water.

Commercial vessel assistance was contracted to tow the vessel safely to Port Orchard.


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