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Search Underway For Missing Boater Out Of Santa Barbara

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The Coast Guard is looking for a boater out of Santa Barbara who disappeared in route to San Diego.

The man was last seen on August 5.

The Coast Guard is looking for a boater who disappeared while sailing from the South Coast to San Diego.

Richard Pochatko was headed from Santa Barbara to San Diego. He was last seen August 5, when he was anchored at Dana Point Harbor in Orange County.

The 62-year-old man was in a 25-30 ft. long 1940s era sailboat.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.