Fisherman lost in fog off Tavira

Boat was accompanied by the Maritime Authority to the port of Tavira

A recreational fisherman who lost his bearings at sea due to fog was rescued this Tuesday night, off Tavira, by the Maritime Authority.

​The alert was given at 20:50, with the Captain of the Port and Local Commander of the Maritime Police of Tavira activated, «immediately, a semi-rigid vessel from the Life-Saving Station and a boat of the Maritime Police of Tavira».

Searches began at 21:30 pm, from Barra de Tavira. Fifteen minutes later, the vessel was found off Praia do Barril.

The boat was escorted to the port of Tavira, where it arrived safely at 23:00.