Police have opened an inquest docket after two people died in a boating accident in Hout Bay, in the Cape Peninsula.
Thirty-eight people, including several tourists, were on board the boat when it capsized north of Duiker Island, yesterday.
Rescuers recovered the body of crew member, John Roberts today. The body of British tourist, Peter Hyatt was found late yesterday.
National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) spokesperson, Craig Lambinon, says the vessel has also been recovered.
He says that the vessel itself is now going to be taken by the Smit Amandla as a salvage operation. “It will then be handed over to the South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) who have begun a formal investigation into how this incident happened.”