Pair rescued after partners raise alarm

21 January 2013

Two stranded divers were rescued from a reef after their partners raised the alarm when they failed to return on schedule, reports.

A fisherman found the pair on the reef 2km offshore of Beachport after they surfaced from a dive to find their boat had broken its anchor.

The alarm was raised by the pair’s partners when they did not return home when they said they would.

The two were found unharmed, however they had less luck with their boat.

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Ensuring someone at home knew of their plans was crucial in their discovery before the tide swamped the reef.

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