Search underway for boatie missing on Lake Wakatipu

A search is underway to locate a man missing from a boat in Lake Wakatipu since yesterday morning, Sunday 30 June.

The man was the sole passenger aboard a cabin boat which set out onto the lake from the Earnslaw slipway by the Wakatipu Yacht Club around 9:30am.

The boat was then seen on the shore near the Bay View Road boat ramp around an hour later, however it was not until late afternoon that the boat was found to be empty and the man missing.

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