Coast Guard searching for boater after boat found off Florida coast

The United States Coast Guard’s search for a boater off the coast of Florida continues after his boat was found Tuesday morning.

According to a post by the USCG Southeast sent out at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, the 73-year-old man was participating in the Water Tribe Everglades Challenge when he went missing. The challenge runs from Tampa Bay to Key Largo.

The search began Monday and carried over into Tuesday when the boat was located.

If you have any information or see anything in the water, you are asked to contact 727-824-7506.

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