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Lake search for missing Oakville man continues as boat is found

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Lake search for missing Oakville man continues as boat is found

Halton Regional Police report Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 7) that the boat belonging to a missing sailor has been found, but the search continues for the man.

Marine units in several jurisdictions have been searching for 65-year-old Eric Quimby when he failed to return to shore Tuesday after sailing out into Lake Ontario.

The Oakville resident is considered an experienced sailor and when he didn’t return to shore as scheduled Tuesday afternoon emergency crews including the Halton Regional Marine Unit were called.

The report indicates the boat was located on the southside of Lake Ontario near Rochester, New York.

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