22 Jul 2012

Two Bluff fishermen rescued after boat capsizes

10:02 pm on 22 July 2012

Two Bluff fishermen have been rescued from the water after their fishing boat capsized at Chalky Sound off the Fiordland coast.

The Bluff-based Fisherman's Shore Station says it received a call from the crew of another boat on Sunday evening saying they had spotted an overturned boat.

That boat turned out to be the Bluff crayfish boat Sharcaree.

Its crew, Troy Johnson and Dan Young, were found safe and well in water near the boat.