Boater missing from Jensen Beach

Boater missing from Jensen Beach

A search is underway for a missing boater on the Treasure Coast.

Stuart Savanuck, 66, left in a 23-foot beige center-console rental boat from Jensen Beach Boat Rentals Monday at 10 a.m. and failed to return, according to the Coast Guard.

He was heading south on the Intracoastal Waterway to fish and was expected to return at 5 p.m. that afternoon.

Coast Guard rescue crews along with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission began searching Tuesday at 4:30 a.m.

The search area is from Port St Lucie to West End, Bahamas, the Coast Guard said.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sector Miami Command Center at 305-535-4472 or on the radio at VHF-FM marine radio channel 16.

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