Boater rescued near Port de Grave

A concerned resident of Coley's Point told the RCMP that they heard someone out on the ocean calling for help.

A boater was rescued late Saturday night in the Port de Grave area.

Trinity-Conception RCMP received a call at 11:15 p.m. from a concerned resident in Coley's Point, who said they heard someone out on the ocean calling for help. 

The Avalon North Wolverines Search and Rescue team assisted police with a Zodiac rescue boat, and were able to successfully retrieve the man and his boat. It was determined that he couldn't get the engine started.

Police said the man was dressed for the elements and there were no injuries.

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