Sailboat taking on water near Mee-Kwa-Mooks Park

 An older model tri-moran has nearly beached itself for repairs off off Beach Drive…

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The captain mentioned that it is NOT an emergency and was hoping to score an extra bilge pump to rid the water. He later explained that the leak was from the area of the auxiliary motor well and will probably need to beach the boat on a sandy bar for patching the leak. He went on to say “good thing for the extra two pontoons!”.

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At least the weather is calm (for now) and it’s not pouring on his furniture! Tip of the hat to our good neighbor Michelle for the heads up.

Scupper reporting for beach Drive Blog

UPDATE 2/14/2013: West Seattle Blog reports the boat sank by Harbor West Condos.

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