Two men have been rescued after being stranded on a remote island off Central Queensland after their yacht crashed on rocks on the shoreline.
- The two men were rescued after spending the night on Bush Island
- The men were treated for dehydration, hunger and slight hypothermia
- They were transported by RACQ helicopter to Rockhampton
An RACQ Capricorn Rescue spokesperson said the pair spent the night on Bush Island, north of Stanage Bay, Queensland, after their six-metre yacht crashed on Friday.
They were rescued by the RACQ Rescue 300 helicopter on Saturday, after they activated their emergency beacon at about 8:00am.
“Upon arrival to the island, the men activated their emergency flare to better assist the Rescue 300 crew locate them,” the spokesperson said.
“[Rescuers] were able to land on the island and safely walk the men to the aircraft and transport back to Rockhampton for medical treatment.”
The men were treated by a paramedic for dehydration, hunger and slight hypothermia before being taken to Rockhampton.
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