Deviot drowning: man and wife were trying to secure yacht in extreme Tamar River conditions

Adam Holmes
Updated June 10 2021 - 4:20pm, first published 4:00pm
The water at Deviot near where Wednesday's drowning occurred, and (inset) the 30-foot yacht that the couple had tried to retrieve from the Tamar during strong winds. Pictures: Paul Scambler
The water at Deviot near where Wednesday's drowning occurred, and (inset) the 30-foot yacht that the couple had tried to retrieve from the Tamar during strong winds. Pictures: Paul Scambler

A Deviot man drowned after he and his wife attempted to secure their yacht which had come loose from its moorings in extreme weather conditions in the kanamaluka/Tamar on Wednesday, Tasmania Police have confirmed.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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