Four rescued after boat capsizes

FOUR people have been rescued after the boat they were on capsized in waters off of the Gold Coast.

It’s understood the group was on board a yacht which overturned about 100 metres offshore of the Seaway at 3pm.

The occupants are believed to have been spared serious injury and have all been retrieved from the water.


It’s understood one person was winched to safety by helicopter, while the others were ferried to shore by water police.

The patients – three males and a female – are being assessed by paramedics on dry land.

Their ages are not known but they are all believed to all be in stable conditions.

No further information was available at the time of writing.