Reports ‘party boat’ capsized in Whitsundays

A group of tourists has been rescued following reports of a capsized vessel in waters in the Whitsundays.

Volunteer Marine Rescue Whitsundays was called to assist in the marine incident.

Initial reports suggested it involved five French nationals on a “party boat”, which overturned about 5.30pm Sunday.

A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said QPS were called to assist with officers waiting at Coral Sea Marina for the group to return to land.

It is understood the vessel may need to be…

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