Search resumes for sailor off Qld coast

Darren Cartwright

The search for a man who fell overboard from a sailing boat in waters off central Queensland has resumed.

The man, who was travelling with at least one other companion, was reported to have fallen overboard around 10.20am on Saturday.

Police said authorities were notified the boat was some 20 kilometres east of Bustard Head, south of Gladstone when the incident occurred.

Water Police, the Central Queensland Rescue Helicopter and Volunteer Marine Rescue vessels are involved in the search.