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Dead kayaker?

Postby 4liters » 04 Jun 2019, 19:40

I heard the body of a kayaker was fished out of the water at Williamstown, anyone know what happened?
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby time2fish » 04 Jun 2019, 20:06

he wasent fishing .. he had a helmet and lifejacket on not sure what else
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby maverick » 04 Jun 2019, 20:10

Apparently pulled out of the water by the fire brigade, wearing a PFD and helmet, probably/possibly not a fisherman.
Well past the edge, almost at the point of no return.
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby erik the viking » 04 Jun 2019, 20:11

Very sad indeed.
Not on Vicpol yet.
Apparently he was off Jawbone Sanctuary.
But why got out today?
Predicated vs actual winds don't really point toward a pleasant paddle. Obviously.
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby laneends » 04 Jun 2019, 20:38

kite surfer?
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby wokka1 » 05 Jun 2019, 09:22

I spoke to the crew who pulled him out. Wetsuit pfd helmet. Most likely windsurfer or kite surfer. Some confusion whether Cops on scene mentioned either a kayak found in South Melb or a person missing from South Melb.
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby laneends » 05 Jun 2019, 13:16

wokka1 wrote:I spoke to the crew who pulled him out. Wetsuit pfd helmet. Most likely windsurfer or kite surfer. Some confusion whether Cops on scene mentioned either a kayak found in South Melb or a person missing from South Melb.


So wasnt reported as in trouble/missing, they just found a body?
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby wokka1 » 05 Jun 2019, 13:36

Kid walking along the bike track found him. Don't know whether he had been reported missing or not.
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Re: Dead kayaker?

Postby Fish aholic » 05 Jun 2019, 17:09

It was a yauchty missing from sunday
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