Monday, September 27, 2021

Search still on-going for Kalk Bay man lost at sea

A search for man lost at sea in Kalk Bay resumed on Monday.

The National Sea Rescue Institute's Craig Lambinon said there was still no sign of the man following an extensive sea and shoreline search. The police did an extensive sea and shoreline search as well as a scuba dive search was conducted.

According to witnessed the 32-year-old man fell off a paddle ski about 30 metres offshore in front of the Harbour House Restaurant on Sunday afternoon before disappearing under water, leading to members of the public raising the alarm.

Upon arrival, they found two bystanders who both volunteered to enter the water to try to rescue the man. Darren Zimmerman, the NSRI Simon’s Town station commander said they have yet to locate the man’s family although they believe he was KAlk Bay local.

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