UPDATE: TUGELA – 19th June, 2015:
By last light today no sign of a missing 58 year old woman has been found after she was reported missing off the yacht ORYX, 6 nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River Mouth. The search continued until well after dark and shore, sea and air rescue resources deployed to search are returning to base.
An extensive shore, air and sea search revealed no sign of the missing woman.
The yacht ORYX has anchored in the vicinity and the skipper will join NSRI Durban to continue to search from first light.
NSRI Durban will launch sea rescue craft at 06h00 on Saturday to be in the search area by sunrise to continue a search.