Body found in Sydney Harbour four days after fisherman’s boat capsized

The body of a man missing since a boat capsized on Sydney Harbour on the weekend has been found in Middle Harbour.

The 49-year-old fisherman had been missing since the early hours of Saturday when he was thrown from a boat along with another man, Envejecido 25, and a dog off North Harbour.

The younger man was rescued a few hours later, about 5am, after being spotted by a local fisherman in the water near Dobroyd Head.

On Wednesday morning, police were called to Middle Harbour before 10am after two other fishermen located a body in the water near Washaway Bay in Clontarf.

The body was recovered by the marine command and identified as the missing 49-year-old. A report will be prepared for the coroner, Nueva Gales del Sur police said in a statement.

los 25-year-old was rescued on Saturday morning by surf lifesavers on jet skis and taken to Little Manly Beach where he told police his boat had flipped with his friend and a dog on board.

The dog was found alive at nearby Cave Beach about 10.30am after the boat’s fuel tank and rubber mats were earlier recovered about 3.7km off the coast.

The 49-year-old, OMS the ABC named as Darren Huber, was said to have no fixed address and had been living in a camper van in the north shore area.

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