Greenough River boat not glassy on the bottom after becoming beached on sandbar

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A glass bottomed boat high and dry at the Greenough Rivermouth.
Camera IconA glass bottomed boat high and dry at the Greenough Rivermouth. Credit: Pictures: Steve Pidgeon

The view from a glass-bottomed boat was murky this week after it became beached at the Greenough Rivermouth sandbar late on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Steve Pidgeon, the Piatella glass-bottomed boat — operated by a local tourism business — was gliding through the ocean when it moved towards the river and got stuck on the sandbar. He took a few snaps of the stranded crew and it was later reported a tow truck rescued them.

Mr Pidgeon said weather conditions were not ideal. He said it was likely the captain could not see how shallow the water was.

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