Aged boatie drowns after his vessel capsizes in tough seas as he tried to safe boat that got here unfastened in a storm
- The 66-year-old man was utilizing his boat to safe one other one which floated away
- However his vessel capsized within the tough seas and he drowned regardless of his lifejacket
- Police are investigating the way it occurred and warned boaties to watch out
A 66-year-old man has drowned in northern Tasmania whereas attempting to safe a ship in tough climate.
The person was inside a small vessel when it capsized within the Tamar River in Deviot round 2.40pm on Wednesday.
Police discovered the person after a witness known as emergency companies. He could not be revived.
The person was inside a small vessel when it capsized within the Tamar River in Deviot round 2.40pm on Wednesday
He was carrying a private flotation machine and was making an attempt to safe one other boat after its moorings got here unfastened, police say.
Tasmania’s north has been hit by wild winds and rain over the previous few days.
Police have reminded all boat customers to concentrate on climate circumstances and security when on the water.
An investigation can be carried out for the coroner and Marine and Security Tasmania.