Appeal for man who took his boat out from Sussex and hasn't been seen for two days

A MAN believed to be in his late 60s to 70s hasn’t been seen for two days since taking his boat out.

Thursday, 20th June 2019, 3:26 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd June 2019, 9:40 pm

HM Coastguard is appealing for anyone who might know the whereabouts of a man – called David – who took a Zapcat boat out from Newhaven, Sussex on Friday morning and hasn’t been seen since.

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He is believed to have been possibly heading to Dieppe in France on the boat and is equipped with safety equipment and a full tank of fuel. Broadcast messages will be made across the area where David was known to be going and vessels are asked to look out for a blue-coloured Zapcat.

He has a Scottish accent, is around 5’ 9” and of very thin build. Anyone with information should call HM Coastguard on 02392 552100.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​