Hillarys Boat Harbour: sinking vessel tied to rocks

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A BOAT owner had to tie a sinking vessel to rocks in Hillarys Boat Harbour overnight after it began taking on water.

Authorities received a distress call about 8pm.

ABC News reported the skipper managed to steer the stricken boat inside the harbour and close enough to an anchor point.

Whitfords Volunteer Sea Rescue assisted with the alert and divers attended to attach flotation devices to the boat.

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