3 Sep 2012

Stolen yacht located

5:15 am on 3 September 2012

Police in Wellington say a yacht stolen from Ngakuta Bay in Queen Charlotte Sound on Thursday has been located and recovered.

Acting on information that a suspicious yacht had been seen near Port Underwood, the police maritime unit says they identified it on Sunday as the stolen yacht Inchwood, boarded it and arrested a man.

The Inchwood is valued at $95,000.