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May 19, 2014 at 4:47 PM

90-foot yacht capsizes while being launched in Anacortes

ANACORTES (AP) — Six people were thrown into the water when a 90-foot yacht capsized at it was being launched Sunday night in Anacortes.

The six were rescued by witnesses. Coast Guard Petty Officer Jordan Akiyama said two were checked out at a hospital.

KOMO reports  a boom has been placed around the yacht as a precaution but there’s no sign of a fuel spill.

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