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Body of skipper found on the beach

Rescuers searched for the missing skipper of a capsized boat in the early hours of Saturday morning.

An NSRI rescue boat in action. Picture: Andrew Ingram/NSRI.

KWAZULU-NATAL - One person was found to have drowned on Saturday, after the boat he was in capsized on KwaZulu- Natal South Coast.

Rescuers searched for the missing skipper in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The National Sea Rescue Institute's Craig Lambinon said the other crew members made it safely to shore.

"Four of the crew onboard the boat, which capsized in the surf line, had managed to swim ashore. They were not injured.

"A search commenced for the skipper who was found at 2:20am this morning when his body washed up on the beach."

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