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Vic: Five rescued after yacht overturns

06 Jan 2009 12:20 PM
Eds: Reissuing to change location where five rescued will be taken on updated police advice.

MELBOURNE, Jan 6 AAP - Five people have been rescued after a yacht overturned off Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay.

A police spokesman said the condition of the five was unknown but all were being taken to Queenscliff to be met by ambulance officers.

The overturned yacht was spotted by crew of the Spirit of Tasmania just before 11.30am (AEDT).