At the moment the cause is not known. When it is, I will update this web page.
|Image of the stern of the boat, with sea water level showing the extent of the damage. The boat is resting on the bottom of the harbor. (Click on the image on the left for a full-side image.)|
|This image shows the boom (yellow) in the water to help prevent or at least limit injury to the environment.|
|This image shows the four-inch pumping hoses used to raise the vessel. The United States Coast Guard did most of this work, to which the owner and the harbor master give a hearty THANK YOU and an equally hearty WELL DONE.|
|This image shows the yellow boom set in place to help curb damage to the sea envioronment. Notice how nicely done the varnish was! The boat was all ready for departure when it sunk.|
|This is another image of the stern showing the yellow boom. The Harbor Master told the owner that this was the boat he would have bet on last for sinking.|
This image shows the bow of the vessel, listing to port. Other than the
vent tubes, the fuel tanks were air-tight and so very little fuel was
spilled into the harbor. Also, very little oil was released from the
The lower deck is a total mess, and would cost a great deal of money to replace / repair. The galley was destroyed; the salon was destroyed; all of the wiring and electronics were destroyed.