The 23 meter long schooner Alexandra went aground near the west side of Sandhamn near Helsinki, Finland. The sailing vessel was passing through Kungs Sound when it suffered water ingress. Unable to control the flooding, the crew decided to run the Alexandra aground in shallow water to avoid it possibly sinking. Authorities were alerted and arrived on scene quickly. Pumps were placed on board the schooner and were able to dewater the vessel. Rescue vessel took the Alexandra under tow and proceeded to Skatudden for repairs. No reports of injuries of the four crew on board.