A man has died, and a search is continuing for another, after a boat overturned in waters off the state’s far south coast yesterday.
Just after 6.15am (Tuesday 10 March 2020), two men launched their boat at Apex Park boat ramp, Narooma, before it capsized navigating the Narooma Bar.
One of the men, a 75-year-old, was retrieved from the water and members of the public performed CPR on him before emergency services arrived.
Despite their efforts, the man died at the scene.
Officers attached to the Marine Area Command commenced a search for a 32-year-old man.
The search is continuing, assisted by officers from South Coast Police District, Marine Rescue, Westpac helicopter and Surf Lifesaving Australia.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.