Hull Leaks or Flooding
When water appears at the bottom of a pleasure craft or you observe water rising within the vessel you have a hull leak or flooding problem needing immediate attention.
Take the following actions:
You should carry on board at all times, as part of your tool kit, tools and materials to temporarily stop hull leaks or flooding.
This could include items such as tapered wooden plugs of appropriate size for all through-hull fittings, caulking material, quick-curing underwater epoxy putty, and duct-tape.