Newly built yacht capsizes during launch in Washington

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(ANACORTES, Wash.) — A newly built 85-foot yacht capsized Sunday as it was launched, trapping a man who had to be rescued through a porthole, the Skagit Valley Herald reported. Six people were aboard the boat built by Northern Marine Industries when it began to roll. The engine room flooded and the boat capsized.

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By Professional Mariner Staff