Multi-agency search locates missing boater on overturned vessel

Left from Smugglers Beach and located by USCG helicopter...
Multi-agency search locates missing Yarmouth boater at approximately 5 a.m. YDNR photo.

From Yarmouth Division of Natural Resources:

BREAKING

UPDATE: 0514hrs
Multiple agency response for a boater that left from Smugglers Beach in Yarmouth, Ma in the morning and never returned.

Coast guard helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod has located an individual atop an overturned vessel approximately 2.5miles south of Bass River.

Assets have retrieved the individual alive and are transferring him to an awaiting ambulance.

Full details to follow.

UPDATE: 0215

Yarmouth DNR Officers are actively involved in a search and rescue for an overdue boater.

Individual was last seen around 10:00am. Vehicle and trailer found at Smugglers beach.

More info to come.


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