Australia: Man rescued by fishing boat after being swept off rocks at Whaler's Way - - PressFrom - Australia
  •   
  •   

Australia Man rescued by fishing boat after being swept off rocks at Whaler's Way

12:46  03 december  2019
12:46  03 december  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Dramatic boat rescue of swimmer swept off rocks at Whaler's Way caught on video

  Dramatic boat rescue of swimmer swept off rocks at Whaler's Way caught on video A 26-year-old man is rescued by a commercial fishing boat after being swept half a kilometre out to sea from a treacherous swimming spot on SA's Eyre Peninsula.The 26-year-old man had to be rescued after spending about an hour in the water at the southern end of Eyre Peninsula, near Port Lincoln, just after 5:00pm on Tuesday.

Two fishermen were declared dead after their bodies were retrieved from the ocean at Rooi Els, between Gordon' s Bay and Kleinmond, the National "It remains unknown if the men had both been swept off rocks by a wave, as no eye-witnesses have come forward. Condolences are conveyed to

It was a close call for one fisherman after he was rescued from the waters off Hazard Rock over the weekend. 61-Year-Old Fisherman Survives Falling Off Boat By Treading Water for 20 Hours - Продолжительность: 1:59 Inside Edition 59 490 просмотров.

Whaler's Way is a scenic location near Port Lincoln.© ABC News Whaler's Way is a scenic location near Port Lincoln. A man has been saved after being swept off rocks at Whaler's Way near Port Lincoln.

He spent about an hour in the water at the southern end of the Eyre Peninsula from about 5:00pm.

Whaler's Way co-owner Glenn Theakstone said he was rescued by a passing fishing boat.

"A cray boat has just swooped in and have pulled him out of the water alive," Mr Theakstone said.

Man filmed split-second before being swept off rocks

  Man filmed split-second before being swept off rocks The 24-year-old was knocked by a powerful wave into the notoriously dangerous waters at Whaler's Way last night.Tourists have filmed the terrifying moment a man was washed from the rocks and dragged out to sea at Port Lincoln, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula this week.

It is alleged that three males were fishing on the rocks near the shoreline when waves swept over them. Two men managed to hold on but the third “Our sea rescue craft responded to our sea rescue base where paramedics continued with extensive CPR efforts but sadly after all efforts to resuscitate

The group were fishing on a rock platform to the south of Tathra Headland when they were washed off the rocks by a rogue wave shortly before 1pm. Emergency crews were called out to Tathra after a group of fishermen were swept off the rocks . Credit:Jacob McMaster.

"Thank God for all our cray fishermen out here on the water."

Mr Theakstone was at the scene when the man's life was still in danger.

"He's been lost about 45 minutes but actually from me it looks like he's trying to swim — he's still alive," he said.

"Every now and again there's a big splash around him — he's sort of holding ground."

Six people have died after being swept out to sea at Whaler's Way, although this incident happened at a different site to where a man and his daughter died in April.

Mr Theakstone said visitors were warned of dangers and the places in question were high-watermark spots leased from the state government.

"At the moment we couldn't stop this one at all, apart from shutting Whaler's Way down, which we don't want to do," he said.

He said he was also waiting on recommendations from a coroner's report into the Easter drownings.

Harry Evans coronial inquest hears 'he felt safe on the boat' prior to death .
A fishing trawler with a dying crew member on board was told to travel an hour in the wrong direction to the nearest medical help but death was inevitable, an inquest hears.Harry Evans, 23, from Dorset in south-west England, died after he was bitten by a sea snake while working on prawn trawler The Ocean Explorer.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 6
This is interesting!