A 40-year-old man has been reported missing after failing to turn up to his intended destination on Thursday.
The Vunisea, Kadavu villager left the village at 9am in a fibre glass boat powered by 40hp Yamaha engine for Nasegai village, but failed to arrive an hour later.
Police are appealing to mariners and those living along the coastal areas of Tavuki and Nabukelevu, Kadavu to keep a look out for any sign of a fibre glass boat that may seem to be drifting or in some sign of trouble.
Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said a search and rescue team has been activated.
Those with any information have been asked to contact 917 or 919 with any information that could help with search efforts.