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Vernon RCMP trying to reunite boat with owner

A sailboat with no captain was found adrift in the waters of Okanagan Lake near Vernon, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021.
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August 10, 2021 - 10:15 AM

Police in the North Okanagan are looking for the owner of a stray boat found adrift on Okanagan Lake.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP suspect a sailboat came loose from its mooring during a storm on Friday night, Aug. 6, before it was discovered by a homeowner along Okanagan Lake who secured the boat and called police.

Now that several days have passed, the RCMP have released a photo of the boat in hopes of finding the owner.

If the boat belongs to you or somebody you know, contact Const. Soomal at the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171.

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