A missing boater was found dead early Friday night in the area of Tahsis Inlet by the crew of a Cormorant helicopter from Canadian Forces Base Comox.
His body was transported back to Tahsis in a coast guard vessel that was also at the scene.
The man had been missing since Thursday, but the situation did not come to the attention of the Joint Victoria Rescue Co-ordination Centre until Friday.
It is believed the man was heading from Tahsis to Zeballos. The power boat was found crashed into shore. There were no reports of bad weather.
No details about the victim were available.