Crew detained after raid on foreign yacht at the Seaway

Australian Border Force has detained a group after a raid on a foreign yacht on the Gold Coast Seaway.

The yacht was reportedly sailing under the Croatian flag – after it moored at the Southport Yacht Club yesterday.

The dog squad, Water Police and the Australian Border Force searched the vessel and questioned the crew before taking them into custody.


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Authorities are refusing to say why they searched the vessel – but it’s believed to be linked to a drug operation.